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Corn and Cheese Quesadilla with Poblano Cream Sauce

This Corn and Cheese Quesadilla with Poblano Cream Sauce makes the perfect appetizer, lunch or light dinner…Just in time to celebrate tonight… Can Cinco de Mayo be a favorite holiday? Well I am not gonna lie it might be one of mine. Just because I could eat Mexican food all day every day. I mean couldn’t …

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Spicy Tequila Shrimp Tacos with Mexican Rice and Cilantro Lime Sour Cream

You know how much I love fall but since National Taco day is October 4 (weird to have it in the fall month) I thought why not celebrate it?! Fall also means all of my tv shows have started back…Castle, Sons of Anarchy, Person of Interest, DWTS and not to mention some new ones I am trying …

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#backinthekitchen with Mexican Chicken Casserole

Yes, I know this was a weird title for my post, but if you have been following me on Instagram or Twitter you probably noticed these hashtags have been on a lot of my posts lately. For the obvious reason…I am “back in the kitchen”. And it is the best feeling ever! Which not to segue too far but …

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Southwestern Hash

This was the other impromptu dish I came up with when John was away last weekend. It was dinner time and I had been mopping floors and cleaning all day. I had planned all weekend for Saturday night to be my night out to grab an early dinner with my Kindle. But in actuality I …

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El Barrio

A few months back when I was in Birmingham for one night I met my two friends at El Barrio. El Barrio serves multi-regional Mexican cuisine and some great drinks. While looking at their menu the first thing that drew me in was the chile relleno. I had to laugh because when I was little …

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Tortilla Soup

Typically when I go to a Mexican restaurant I order the same thing. EVERY SINGLE TIME…Bean burrito, cheese enchilada, and rice & beans, and of course white queso. John gets super annoyed. Oh well! But at the house I don’t think I have ever cooked this dish once. Back in Birmingham my friend Ashley and I would have our …

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Inspiration

One of my close friends asked me one day how I come up with my recipes. Well, the process is a combination of things. My DVR is 70% full with cooking shows that I watch on a regular basis, my own cookbooks, I have been handed down a few recipes, and over the years have slowly …

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Sundays in the Kitchen

We got back from Seagrove, FL yesterday with my family and it was a much needed vacation. Look forward to hearing about all the yummy meals I had when we went down there; oh and yes there was the ocean and beach but let’s be honest the food was 60% of what I was looking forward to. …

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