Rooster's Beak (pico de gallo)

Rooster’s Beak (pico de gallo)

Did you know that you were asking for rooster’s beak when you order pico de gallo at the Mexican restaurant? I didn’t. I thought I knew some Spanish, I...

Black Bean Spanish Rice

Black Bean Spanish Rice

This is my version of Arroz con Frijoles Negro, or Black Beans and Rice. I first had this dish at a local Cuban restaurant. I absolutely love black beans,...

Blueberry Lemon Buckle

Blueberry Lemon Buckle

This is a delicious recipe for lemon blueberry buckle. Blueberries are in season and very sweet. They are very nutritious and bursting with antioxidants. It is a perfect recipe...

Garlic Cheddar Biscuits

Garlic Cheddar Biscuits

This is a delicious variation of my families classic butter palm biscuit recipe. It is very simple to make and full of flavor. I made these for my husband...

Homemade French Fries

Homemade French Fries

This is my version of homemade french fries. The secret of my version is in the frying oil. I picked this up from my mother. She was very frugal...

Lemon Pepper Roast Chicken

Lemon Pepper Roast Chicken

This is one of the simplest ways to roast a chicken, and one of the most delicious. Don’t use lemon pepper sprinkle, use real lemons. It is so simple...

Southern Spaghetti Carbonara

Southern Spaghetti Carbonara

A classic carbonara is made with delicious prosciutto and parmesan. However, carbonara is classically a frugal dish in Italy, and prosciutto is pretty expensive in the States. So, I...

General Tso's Chicken

General Tso’s Chicken

This is a delicious takeout dish that will not make you feel guilty afterwards. I added alot more broccoli than you get in the restaurant to make it more...

Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Chocolate Pecan Cookies

This is a super chocolaty delicious cookie. The toasted pecans compliment the rich chocolate cookie very well. I made these for my family and they disappeared very quickly. I...

Broccoli and Portobello mushroom Pizza

Broccoli and Portobello mushroom Pizza

Every Friday, or every other Friday is pizza day at our house. Not take out or any of that frozen stuff, I take the time to make everything from...