Cuisine: American

Orzo-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Tired of the regular old side dishes this time of year? Head to the local farmers’ market or produce section and grab a beautiful acorn...

Game Time Slow Cooker Chili — Wildtree Wednesday

Game Day calls for Game Time food, and nothing says that better than Slow Cooker Chili!  While there are times and places for fancy, spicy...

Comforting Beef with Red Wine & Mushroom Sauce

Cold weather is the name of the game this time of year.  And that means comforting braised dishes are staples in kitchens near and far. ...

Chai-Spiced Party Mix

Party snacks and sweet treats are an inevitable part of the holiday season.  But when you change it up with some holiday spices, you get...

Warming Celery & Potato Soup

Celery may not sound like an exciting flavor for a comforting soup, but this recipe will change your mind!  Smooth, silky, and oh-so-flavorful, celery will...

Garlic Alfredo Green Bean Casserole–Wildtree Wednesday

It’s time for a makeover for one of America’s favorite holiday meal side dishes–the Green Bean Casserole.  The traditional condensed soup is replaced with luscious...

Garlic Pepper Kale Chips — Wildtree Wednesday

Kale.  It’s everywhere. In salads. On pizza. In soups. In smoothies. It’s everywhere! And now it’s in my kitchen with these addictive Garlic Pepper Kale...

Roasted Squash & Apple Soup

Soup. It is the ultimate in comfort food when the weather turns crisp. The desire to dig into a steaming hot bowl of big flavors...

Porter-Braised Chicken Thighs

Fall needs to hurry up and get to South Texas! In the meantime, I’m trying to force the cooler weather with warm & hearty dishes...