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Recipes for a Single Mom – Part 3

This is the last part of a series of recipes I’m sharing that I wrote for a single mom back in college. I met her while working at Starbucks. She was one of our semi-regular customers. She was looking to cook some healthy meals for her kids, but wasn’t sure where to start. So I […]

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Recipes for a Single Mom – Part 2

I like to pour the sauce in between the pieces of chicken to keep the seasonings from washing of the chicken. The second part of a series of recipes I’m sharing that I wrote for a single mom back in college. I met her while working at Starbucks. She was one of our semi-regular customers. […]

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7 Healthy Recipes Using Fresh Bell Peppers

I love bell peppers – stuffed, raw, made into a sauce. They’re really versatile. Here are some really great ideas to use bell peppers. I have made something similar to the Pasta with Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Sauce. It goes great with pasta and Italian sausage. Roasted red bell peppers also make a great dipping […]

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Recipes for a Single Mom – Part 1

Lemon Chicken with Red Wine Tomato Sauce shown here with penne pasta and green onions. Back in college I worked at Starbucks. One of our semi-regular customers was a single mom looking to cook some healthy meals for her kids. She really had no idea where to start, so I offered to share a few […]

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Avocado Chile Burger with Crispy Onion Straws

Hatch Green Chile Burger This recipe goes back to my days as the Houston Barbecue Examiner. In honor of Hatch Green Chile Month we used hatch green chiles instead of the serranos and jalapenos. I’ll post both recipes below. The Original Recipe: 2 pounds ground beef  3 serrano peppers, seeded and minced  3 jalapeño peppers, […]

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Pork Chops with Caramel Apples

Back in college, I got tired of only knowing how to cook spaghetti, at least only knowing how to cook spaghetti well, so I started watching cooking shows and experimenting in my kitchen. I would use my friends as guinea pigs. Before long, they started looking forward to my calls to come over for my […]

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Crawfish Boil and Jambalaya

This weekend was one of my favorite times of the year, the annual Crawfish Boil! We’re not math people, so we’re not sure which one it was. We couldn’t agree on the 7th or the 8th annual boil. Right or wrong, we went with number 8 for the logo to be emblazoned on cups and […]