Make Homemade Fajitas – From Scratch!

I’ll never forget the first time I had fajitas. I was living in Texas and was brought to a restaurant by one of my work colleagues to sample the local Tex-Mex cuisine. I had, of course, heard of fajitas but hadn’t tried them and decided to give them a go. The sizzling platter of meat and vegetables, along with a selection of cold toppings such as sour cream, guacamole and grated cheese, that was delivered to each individual diner fascinated me. I absolutely loved the idea of building my own fajita my way, with my chosen ingredients. ...more

Tex-Mex Burger

Even though it’s February and we appear to be stuck in the arctic, I still want homemade burgers! ...more


This isn’t your traditional fresh tomato salsa, I like to cook mine and then chill it.  I’m not sure where I came up with this but man it works!  This recipe is great in the months that tomatoes aren’t in season and are therefore lacking in flavour.  I love tomatoes I’m sure you’ve noticed but in case I haven’t stressed it enough: tomatoes keep you young looking!

Quesadilla Three-Way!

Quesadillas are a quick, easy, and cheap snack or light meal. Here are three filling ideas for you! Full details and printable recipe card at COOKING: New Episodes Every Tuesday and Thursday! ...more

easy as (burrito) pie

My neighbor told me she made this and I asked for her recipe. We share food and recipes back and forth frequently in my cul-de-sac as you probably know by now, and I think this one is a winner. Here are several versions; take your pick or make up your own! Oh and why "pie"? One friend suggested that it sounds like a sort of "Tex-Mex shepherd's pie". And the bean base layer does make a sort of crust... anyway "pie" it is and mmmmm!...more