Chili Con Carne Seize the ‘carne’ with a summer-friendly chili recipe

There is an in-depth article that appeared back in 2017 in Texas Monthly by John Nova Lomax about the origins of chili con carne in the United States. It’s a great read, if you get the chance, and apparently there’s a lot of controversy about the recipe’s origins from historians, but I did love a …

Southwest Potatoes Roasted vegetables will be the ‘bell’ of the ball this summer

Even though I try not to heat up the house with my oven too often in the summer, I am definitely willing to make an exception for the right recipe. Last week, that exception came when I decided I didn’t want one of the typical cold summer sides like coleslaw, potato salad or a green …

Jalapeno Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas Be ready for an enchi’little’ heat with jalapenos this week

Sometime last summer I found a huge bag of hatch green chiles that were on clearance in our local grocery store. I immediately threw them in my cart, visions of cheesy enchiladas with mild, roasted chiles dancing in my head. What I created was an abomination. I quickly realized how spicy the chiles were when …