Spicy Apple Salsa with Lemon Butter Shrimp

This dish is one of those that I started with one idea, for spicy apple salsa, and then as I cooked I kept adding stuff. I was gathering the items to make the salsa and realized, “oh, black beans and rice would be great with this!” Then I opened the fridge and was like, “hey! … Continue reading

Party Popcorn

For my friend’s, Lauren Schumacher, birthday this past weekend I made this delicious and addicting popcorn. Omg… I couldn’t stop eating it! A few weeks ago she messaged me about this awesome popcorn she tried that had chocolate on it. So, I knew right away that for her birthday weekend down in Gruene, TX two … Continue reading

Mashed Potatoes

I paired this side with Granny’s Fried Chicken. I mean who doesn’t want mashed potatoes with their chicken? What you’ll need: Russet Potatoes Butter Buttermilk Salt and Pepper For this, I washed the entire 10lb bag of russet potatoes. If you’re serving a small crowd, then use less. Now, Granny peels her potatoes, to get … Continue reading

Fried Chicken

I started this section in honor of my Granny. These are dishes that I grew up eating on Sundays and holidays with my family. Some of these dishes might be a little more labor intensive than my usual cooking but I promise, it’ll be worth it. Down here in Austin, my friends are my family … Continue reading

Roasted Corn

Perfect for a summer to fall transition: Roasted Corn. This is my take on Mexican Street Corn called Elotes. I prefer my elotes on the spicier side but you could tone it down. I use creole seasoning for a Cajun kick to this Mexican favorite. Corn on the Cob- go fresh from the produce section … Continue reading

  • Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Join 30 other followers