Texas Style Cilantro Jalapeño Hummus

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Earlier in 2013, I participated in Carbonell Olive Oil’s #DareToCarbonell campaign with a full meal worth of Spanish recipes using all three of their three distinctive flavors of Spanish olive oil – number one in Spain since 1866, and sold in more than 50 countries. They loved my little video and photos and asked me […]

Thanksgiving Meal Menu with Recipes

Usually Turkey Day meals require only one dish of us – since we have a large family and everyone pitches in, pot-luck-style. The year we did Thanksgiving Menu on our own – when we lived in Arkansas for a brief while – it took me two days to get everything done. I called my mom […]

Chicken Tacos, Refried Blackbeans, and Cilantro-Lime Rice (with Guac & Chips)

This is a great Southwest flavored meal that is healthier than beef tacos and lighter as well. It makes a super dinner for guests, also (they will think you went to a LOT of trouble and it really isn’t that hard to make). My husband loves taco night, and this was an interesting twist on […]

Too Easy Black Beans

Yes, I know that using canned beans isn’t exactly gourmet… but when you are in a hurry to get dinner on the table and are making a few other things that require your full attention, canned beans sometimes happen. Here’s a way to slip a can of beans into your meal without having to feel […]