Mason Jar Lid Pies: Spiced Peach

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I know you love mini pies, but I also know that you might not own mini pie pans.  When I saw these mason jar lid pies on Pinterest, I knew you would like them.  Everyone has mason jar lids laying around from craft projects these days, right? These handheld pies are so dang adorable, even [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Dinner For Two: Picadillo

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Many of the recipes that come out of my kitchen have a lot of spice. I can’t help it—I grew up in the land of Tex-Mex food and I know my way around jalapeños, chipotles, tomatillos, and pasillas.  If you ever want to get me talking, buy me a frozen margarita (with salt) and ask [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Frito Chocolate Chip Cookies {for Amber!}

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Have you heard that Alabama song “If you want to play in Texas, you gotta have a fiddle in the band?”  If this post had a theme song it would be “If you want to impress a Texan, you gotta have Fritos on the plate.”  And the Texan I’m trying to impress today?  Miss Amber of Bluebonnets & [ Click to continue Reading! ]

The Best Peach Desserts

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My sweet friends, it is already August.  This means our summer days with peaches are limited. I’m not ready to part with my daily snack of a fresh peach.  I look forward to the ripe, juicy peach in my lunchbox each day.  When I get home from work and smell the peaches ripening on the [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Peach Chai Frozen Yogurt Shake

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Sometimes, I sneak dessert before dinner.*  I get home from work a few minutes before my husband.  This barely leaves me enough time to sneak a bite of sweet.  When I’m lucky, he waters the garden, gets the mail, and chats with the neighbors.  That gives me more time to indulge my sweet tooth. I [ Click to continue Reading! ]

2-ingredient Hummus

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Date night needs a new routine.  Standing in line at the newest restaurant and precariously holding a drink with condensation in your hand is not a good way to start date night. Do you catch yourselves stealthy watching the progress of other diners? “Does that table look like they’re about to finish?” “Gee, I hope [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Peach Jalapeño Margaritas

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Can we talk about what I always blab about at parties when I have a margarita in my hand?  I brag about how the frozen margarita was invented in my hometown of Dallas.  I smugly sip my margarita and lick my salt mustache.  And then I peer-pressure everyone else to put a margarita in their [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Peaches & Cream

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Lately, I’ve been brainstorming fruit desserts for y’all because the fruit is so great right now.  I don’t think I’ve had better blueberries before this year.  Every peach has been a delight, dripping down my chin.  The strawberries are fizzling out, but they were wonderful while they lasted.  And while I might dream up a [ Click to continue Reading! ]