Bringing The Family Back to The Table

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King Ranch Chicken Enchiladas

King Ranch Chicken Enchiladas

The King Ranch is the largest ranch in the US.  The ranch covers more than 825,000 acres in South Texas.  The history of the ranch is around the cattle and oil industry.  The casserole was originally made on the ranch to feed ranch hands and […]

Texas Peach Buckle

Texas Peach Buckle

We raise peaches in Texas, too. I know Georgia holds the honor as the official “Peach State” but Texans have raised them, and we still do. If you ever get a chance to stand in a peach orchard and pick a ripe peach from a […]

Sticky Chicken

Sticky Chicken

In the fall I would make a Bacon wrapped Chicken Thigh and cooked Apple recipe.  This was simple and tasty.  The only comment that I would get is that the boys wished it had more pepper or something spicy in it.  I did not realize […]

Bacon Cheddar Potato Salad

Bacon Cheddar Potato Salad

Texas has a deep history with Germany and Texans probably started making and eating potato salad with the settlement of the Germans in the early 1800s.  It is generally a tradition and most people can not imagine a BBQ or picnic without some. Whether you […]

Simple Homemade Breakfast Sausage

Simple Homemade Breakfast Sausage

It is quick and easy to just grab a roll of sausage at the store. There is just too much preservatives in the processes food these days.  I found by limiting the amount of processed food that I personally did not have issues with adding […]

True Texas Chili

True Texas Chili

Before internet and microwaves, before cell phones and Apple, Inc.,  people cooked homemade meals.  Living in Texas and having a Texan father he instilled two things; first, that it is great to be a Texan mostly because the food is so good, and second intelligence came […]

Delicious Tex-Mex Enchilada Sauce

Delicious Tex-Mex Enchilada Sauce

As a child we called it “Border Food” but eventually the fancy name “Tex-Mex” became the name for plates of rice, beans and some kind of gravy type food such as Enchiladas or Tamales. Tex-Mex is really good for quick meals on a work or school […]