Need a laugh?

Check out this recipe for ice cubes on Be sure to read the comments.A few of my favorite comments:I harvest my own free-range water, so the idea of putting it in a plastic tray and a commercially made electricity-wasting freezer disgusts me. I prefer nature's method, waiting until the temperature outside drops below freezing.This … Continue reading Need a laugh?

Pancho’s Sopaipillas

Yes, I know this recipe is really from Pancho’s Mexican Buffet, TX. Before I get laughed out of blogdom for owning much less posting a recipe from Pancho's let me explain. First, I had a reader request for more of the restaurant recipes my mom collected from the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram. Second Sopaipillas is one … Continue reading Pancho’s Sopaipillas

Quiche Lorraine

 Wow, this is the week for recipes and reader requests. I had a request for my Quiche recipe. So it isn't acutely my recipe. It is from The Hedges. The Hedges was a resturant located in the Neiman-Marcus in Ft. Worth, TX. Quiche Lorraine was one of their signature recipes.  As for the authenticity of the … Continue reading Quiche Lorraine

Company Potatoes

A friend requested my mom's potato recipe. Actually, it came from a church cookbook. I've included the original at the top followed by my allergy friendly version. ORIGINAL COMPANY POTATOES 9 Medium potatoes, boiled in jackets, cooled and grated 3/4 cup butter 1/3 cup onion diced 1 can cream of chicken soup 1 pt sour … Continue reading Company Potatoes

Triple C Soup

Created this recipe with ingredients from the Farmer's Market. Oh, the name comes from chicken, cabbage and carrots. INGREDIENTS 2 Chicken breasts -- chopped 1/2 cup carrots -- chopped 1/2 head of cabbage --chopped 1 small onion -- chopped 3-4 cloves garlic -- chopped 2 green onions -- finely chopped 1 can diced tomatoes 1 … Continue reading Triple C Soup