Gluten-Free

Ginger and Sweet Chili Sauce Meatballs

I must be a crazy-creative mood today. This dinner started out as mini meatloaves, but after scrounging through the vegetable drawers in the fridge, it morphed into a gingery-chili deliciousness. Check this out. Ginger and Sweet Chili Sauce Meatballs   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 45 mins   Cuisine: […]

Casseroles & Comfort Food

Grandma Isabel’s Quick Comfort Food Dinner

Otherwise known as Hamburger Gravy over Mashed Potatoes! If this sounds like basic comfort food, you would be right. Isabel told me this recipe was developed out of necessity during the Great Depression as it takes a pound of hamburger and stretches it out to feed up to eight people. Isabel used a basic roux […]

All Meat All The Time

Simple Stuffed Poblanos and Homemade Salsa Verde

I have never cared for Mexican food. After moving to Dallas, Texas, I discovered that I really do LOVE authentic Mexican food. It was the gloppy, heavy, carb-laden Tex-Mex I have never been crazy about. I owe this marvelous insight to two local restaurants which have introduced me to the flavorific joy of authentic Mexican […]

Chicken

Roasted Provencal Chicken Thighs

In the mood for something savory, simple, comforting, and healthy? I ran across a variation of this recipe several years ago. Weirdly, immediately after I “discovered” this simple peasant food, celebrity chefs starting popping up with their own personal incarnations, but with fancier names and more costly ingredients. Well, there’s no need to go all […]

Food

Curried Eggplant with Garbanzo Beans and Spinach

I absolutely freakin’ love Indian food. Unfortunately, I have not had a great amount of success in replicating the deliciousness found at my favorite Indian food restaurant. ….until this recipe. This dish is simply omg-yum-drool-amazing and even better, it’s the easiest thing ever! Inspired, I knocked out a quick batch of naan. Don’t let the […]

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