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...

Chicken Pasta with Lemon Cream Sauce

Chicken Pasta with Lemon Cream Sauce

Though these coming months will only make for my second Texas summer, I can already tell we’re in for a hot one! Our early spring days have been heating up and I’ve been slipping on my favorite sundresses and spending a bit less time...

Croque Madame & Monsieur

Croque Madame and Monsieur

When we lived in Los Angeles, my husband and I used to frequent this bustling little French bakery on the West side. It’s called La Dijonaise and they make a croque madame (and monsieur!) that’s so good it will make your croissant-loving head spin....

Springtime Bird’s Nest Cupcakes

Birds Nest Cupcakes

Growing up, I found an Easter basket at the foot of my bed every year until I moved out of my folks’ farmhouse and onto the big city. But every year since, I’ve missed it more and more! Easter has always been one of...