Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread Muffins

Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread Muffins

There’s just about nothing I love more with a big pot of chili than a pile of warm homemade cornbread muffins. Taking a cue from my favorite slightly sweet and moist cornbread recipe, I jazzed up the batter with a little shredded cheddar and...

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Steak doesn’t make it onto our dinner plates too often over here, but when it does we make sure every bite’s a bit of mouthwatering bliss! This grilled and marinated flank steak was absolutely irresistible after it popped off the grill, and the chimichurri...

Frozen Watermelon Margaritas

Frozen Watermelon Margaritas

Is there anything in the world more refreshing than chomping into a chilly, juicy slice of fresh watermelon? I have great memories surrounding watermelons. When I was a kid living on a farm, friends and I used to pluck them from the fields and...

Baked Chicken Taquitos

Baked Chicken Taquitos

Olé! The Comfort of Cooking is spicing up lately with a week full of delicious dishes – and on Friday, an icy cold cocktail – to ring you into Cinco de Mayo! These creamy, cheesy chicken taquitos are the newest addition to our dinner...

Chicken Fajita Pizza

Chicken Fajita Pizza Recipe

I’m usually not one to celebrate holidays that have nothing to do with me. Canada Day? Eh. Mardi Gras? Throw your beads at someone else. But Cinco de Mayo? Well, slap a sombrero on me and call me señorita! I will never pass up...

Lemon-Blueberry Crumb Muffins

Lemon Blueberry Crumb Muffins

My most recent sunny days, unfortunately, have been spent inside working on one after another writing project. But, as I was reminded from a fellow foodie friend recently, the best way to keep sane and inspired is to get outdoors. Breathe the fresh air...

Spicy Baked Kale Chips

Spicy Baked Kale Chips

Let’s just say I was not entirely sold on baked kale chips at first. When I reach for a crisp, salty snack it’s usually popcorn that satisfies my craving. Not a vegetable that is chock full o’ skin-healthy vitamin C, bone-strengthening calcium and immunity-enhancing...

Coconut Granola, Yogurt and Fruit Parfaits

Coconut Granola Parfait with Fresh Fruit

Spring to me is about beautiful blossoms, fruity drinks and lightening everything up. Your workload. Your wardrobe. And especially your meals. While breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but it doesn’t need to be the biggest! This delicious layering of...

Creamy Broccoli Cauliflower Soup

Broccoli Cauliflower Soup

About a week ago, we had some longtime friends come to stay and enjoy four days of delicious food, fun around Austin, and of course a lot of gun shootin’ and barbecue eatin’! By Easter Sunday, we were all worn out from the wonderful...

Mini Raspberry Cobblers

Mini Raspberry Cobblers - Copy

After being together for almost nine years, I’ve heard most of my husband’s stories. After the twelfth telling of an old family joke, even the good storyteller in him begins to lose me. However, I do have ones I can hear over and over...