Sweet Corn and Pea Ravioli with Creamy Basil Sauce

It was time to break out my birthday gift to make another batch of ravioli....more

Texas Peach Pie

The other day I realized I had never blogged a plain peach pie before. It's peach season here in Texas and we are tearing through huge bowl fulls of fresh peaches and nectarines. The biggest effort for this pie is peeling the peaches, which is made easier by blanching them first ....more

Short Rib Ravioli

I have had the Kitchenaid Pasta attachment for awhile now, but I wasn't able to make pasta sheets with it. The few times I have made ravioli, I have borrowed a hand crank machine from a friend. We used the pasta roller attachment in our cooking class at Quattro and I have been wanting one ever since ....more

Arroz Con Pollo

Arroz Con Pollo8 bone-in chicken pieces1 tablespoon olive oil1 onion, chopped1 red bell pepper, cut into ½ inch pieces4 garlic cloves, minced2 teaspoons paprika2 cups long-grain white rice1 ¼ cups dry white wine1 ¾ cups chicken broth¾ teaspoon crumbled saffron threads1 bay leaf 1 (14-ounce) can diced tomatoes including juice1 cup frozen peas Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Pat chicken dry and season with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a medium Dutch oven with a tight-fitting lid, over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking, then brown chicken on all sides, about 12 minutes total ....more

Rosemary Fingerling Potatoes

Rosemary Fingerling Potatoes1 pound fingerling potatoes1 tablespoon olive oil1 teaspoon dried rosemary1 clove garlic, minced½ teaspoon saltPreheat the oven to 425 degrees. Slice the potatoes in half lengthwise. Place the potatoes in a 9x13 glass baking dish ....more

Southwest Shredded Beef

I am going through a crunchy taco phase right now. Miss F and C had these on soft tortillas, but I chose to have mine in hard taco shells....more

Pulled Pork Taquitos

I needed a vehicle for the Best Ever Queso ....more

Mango Barbecue Sauce

I sure wish we had a grill. Our place in Colorado had one and I think I used it 90% of our time up there, weather permitting. I really enjoy grilling in the summer, especially barbecue ....more

Garlic Knots

I have been watching Emeril Lagasse since the Food Network actually had cooking shows....more

Best Queso Ever

I am quite mad at myself. I have had this recipe bookmarked for at least for nearly five years. FIVE ....more