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Recipes and cooking tips from a guy who loves to cook and eat, all the time...

Course: Main Dish

Taco Bell Enchirito Copycat Recipe

Taco Bell Enchirito Copycat Recipe

Although I don’t eat at Taco Bell much, the Enchirito had to be my favorite menu item. Unfortunately, in my area anyway, the Enchirito has disappeared from Taco Bell menus and most of the restaurants don’t make it anymore. Anybody remember the Bell Burger? Anyway, fortunately for […]

Buttermilk Brined Fried Chicken

Buttermilk Brined Fried Chicken

Fried chicken is a staple of the southern cooks’ repertoire and you have to have a good fried chicken recipe to be a southern cook. Sunday afternoon meals, church potlucks, picnics and on and on I could go. I’m sure there are more fried chicken recipes out […]

Walnut Crusted Tilapia

Walnut Crusted Tilapia

Tilapia is an inexpensive mild flavored fish that very easy to prepare. It’s one of my favorites for a fish fry. This tilapia recipe is a healthy, low carb alternative to frying and it tastes great. Please follow and like us:

Meatloaf Patties

Meatloaf Patties

I’m a meat and potatoes kinda guy and this meal will definitely scratch that itch. Big, meaty meatloaf patties covered in a thick brown gravy with mushrooms, onions and peppers.  To top it all off, pile it on a big heap of my Parmesan Garlic Thyme Mashed Potatoes […]

White Wine Coq Au Vin Chicken Thighs

White Wine Coq Au Vin Chicken Thighs

Coq Au Vin is definitely some serious comfort food. A French dish traditionally cooked with a whole rooster and Burgundy wine, in this recipe I use chicken thighs and white wine (Coq Au Vin Blanc). Please follow and like us:

Smothered Pork Chops

Smothered Pork Chops

Mouthwatering Smothered Pork Chops. Thick cut pork chops smothered in gravy onions, peppers and mushrooms. Just makes your mouth water, doesn’t it? This is an easy recipe to make and it doesn’t take long. To save a little time, you can skip the gravy making steps […]

Beef Sausage Seasoning

Beef Sausage Seasoning

Store bought sausage just can’t compare to a good homemade sausage. Beef sausage just happens to be my favorite. I live in pork county and when it comes just about anything that’s BBQ beef, it’s rare and usually not very good. although I have to admit […]

Shrimp Pasta

Shrimp Pasta

This Shrimp Pasta recipe definitely falls in the comfort food category. It reminds me of summer but is just as good in the winter. Surely a plate of this pasta would brighten a gloomy winter day. Please follow and like us:

Vegetable Beef Soup

Vegetable Beef Soup

When the weather turns cold there’s nothing like snuggling up to the table with a big bowl of Vegetable Beef Soup. This is an easy to make recipe that will make you feel good inside. If you are pressed for time you can throw everything […]

Low Carb No Crust Pizza

Low Carb No Crust Pizza

A delicious, easy to make low carb pizza good for a meal, snack or appetizer. Perfect for low carb diets. Top this pizza with your favorite toppings for a guilt-free treat. Please follow and like us:

Green Chile Chicken

Green Chile Chicken

Not to be confused with “White Chicken Chili”, Green Chile Chicken is one of the few casseroles I will eat. Tuna casserole as a child has biased me against most casseroles to this day. For those of you with a heat sensitive palette, don’t worry. It’s not […]

Chili with Beans

Chili with Beans

Well, it’s about that time of year to start thinking about cold weather comfort food. My two favorites are Chili and Gumbo although I eat them both year around. This recipe will be the first of several types I cook over the next few months. […]

Sous Vide BBQ Chicken

Sous Vide BBQ Chicken

This Sous Vide BBQ Chicken is easy to make and packed with flavor. There was a time when the Texan in me would have never even considered BBQ chicken made in an oven. Well, with all the experimenting and playing with my food curiosity got […]

Carne Guisada

Carne Guisada

A Tex-Mex favorite of mine for sure. One of the things I probably miss the most about not living in Texas is not being able to just jump up and drive a block or two and pick up a couple Carne Guisada Tacos. Some places […]

Chili Gravy with Beef Enchiladas

Chili Gravy with Beef Enchiladas

You haven’t lived until you’ve had some good chili gravy on your enchiladas. It’s a Tex-Mex thing. My favorites are cheese and onion enchiladas topped with the stuff but Beef and Carne Guisada enchiladas aren’t too far behind. This is a really easy recipe to make and […]

Blackened Shrimp

Blackened Shrimp

A very simple recipe for Blackened Shrimp using my Blackened Seasoning. If you don’t eat the straight out the pan they’re very good dipped in Garlic Brown Butter or Cocktail Sauce. For a real treat use them as a garnish on my Chicken and Sausage […]

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo with Blackened Shrimp

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo with Blackened Shrimp

This is a great Chicken and Sausage Gumbo recipe with just the right amount of heat for the timid. Don’t worry though, you can kick the heat up to whatever level pleases you. This recipe is highly customizable so don’t be afraid to experiment. Please […]

Garlic Beef with Mushrooms

Garlic Beef with Mushrooms

This is a delicious recipe for Garlic Beef with Mushrooms that is really easy to make. The level of garlic can be adjusted according to your taste. Pairs great with my Parmesan Garlic Thyme Mashed Potatoes. You have several options for meat in this recipe. […]

Chili-Thick Hearty Texas Red

Chili-Thick Hearty Texas Red

Who doesn’t love a hot bowl of thick chili on a cold day? It’s not too bad on a hot day either. This recipe moves back towards the origins of chili when it was cooked on the trail. Red was commonly cooked with chunks of meat […]