So Tasty, So Yummy

Married to C, mommy to Miss F, living in Houston and loving to cook.

Cajun Crispy Shrimp Pasta

When C has a last minute dinner out with friends or co-workers, I usually try to convert our meal plan for the evening to have seafood in it somehow. C doesn't eat anything from the sea and the rest of us are obsessed with anything that comes from the sea. Miss F's most favorite at the moment is shrimp ....more

Ginger Soy Chicken Kebabs

I love kebabs. I do wish we had a grill for cooking them, but the broiler works just fine and they cook up just as quickly. I invested in a broiler pan and that makes everything so easy....more

One Pot Chicken Pot Pie

I was quite wary of a chicken pot pie that could be made with only one pot. My usual recipe dirties at least three pans, four if you include the baking sheet to catch the drips from the pot pie....more

Shredded Beef Torta

One of the first things I ever ordered at my favorite late night college hangout (aka La Tapatia) was a torta. Pechuga de Pollo torta with NO beans. Emphasis on the "NO." I am no fan of beans and even after 20 years of living in Texas, I still cannot stomach them....more

Peanut Butter Cookies

Miss F had two weeks of theater camp and they didn't have any nut restrictions. She rejected a PB&J, but loved being able to take peanut butter granola bars and these cookies. All the fork flattening was done by Miss F and she did a great job, she loves to bake, especially cookies....more

Homemade Tortillas

WHY HAVEN'T I MADE TORTILLAS SOONER?!?! I feel like I have wasted years of tortilla enjoyment by never attempting them at home before. After a weekend in San Antonio, I wanted to try and replicate the soft and fluffy tortillas that we enjoy so much at Mi Tierra....more

Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler8 to 10 large peaches¾ cup sugar1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice3 tablespoons cornstarch1 ½ cups all-purpose flour1 ½ cups sugar¼ teaspoon salt1 ½ sticks (12 tablespoons) butter, melted Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Peel and slice the peaches. Stir the sliced peaches with ¾ cup sugar, lemon juice and cornstarch ....more

Chicken Fajita Kabobs

Isn't food more fun when served on a stick? And it certainly is quite more fun to cook, especially when you have a seven year old helper that loves skewering....more

Creamy Chicken Asparagus Pasta

I love asparagus, especially in the spring and summer when I can get a big bunch for under a dollar....more

Baked Breaded Chicken Tenders

I have a love hate relationship with Costco....more