Month: June 2017

Osso Bucco Style Chicken with Zucchini Noodles

Osso Bucco Style Chicken with Zucchini Noodles

My husband and I leave next weekend to embark on our annual beach trip to South Texas with my 25+ family members. Since we will be spending next week migrating from the pool to the beach on repeat and living in our swimsuits, we have […]

Hot Cheese Bacon Squares

Hot Cheese Bacon Squares

This recipe comes from my dad’s grandmother, Grandmother Watson – my great grandmother. Needless to say, I have been eating these my entire life. I crave these little bites of cheesy goodness. They are very filling and make a ton so I have to find […]

Italian Sausage Pepper Pasta

Italian Sausage Pepper Pasta

Thank you to everyone who has supported me this week for the “launch” of Cowtown Cook. I really appreciate all of your feedback and encouragement. I posted every day last week to kick things off, but now I will be settling into a more manageable […]

Banana Pudding

Banana Pudding

I love to cook much more than I like to bake, so I love desserts that are easy to whip together ahead of time. You can never go wrong with Banana Pudding – it is delicious and so easy to make. This is a pretty […]

Flank Steak Marinade

Flank Steak Marinade

This is a Nixon Family classic from my Father-in-Law and his side of the family. I remember that this was one of the first dinners I had at my now in-laws when Stewart was “courting” me and I loved it! This is wonderful to serve […]

Potatoes Au Gratin

Potatoes Au Gratin

I love potatoes in all forms, but I think au gratin might just be my ultimate favorite. This has always been my go-to at a nice steak house and recently I have mastered the art of making them at home.  After I made these, I […]

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

I have loved Lettuce Wraps since I was a kid and would order them at P.F. Changs with my dad. Since then I have expanded my horizons – in Dallas my favorite Lettuce Wrap is at Shinsei. My favorite Lettuce Wrap that I have ever had is at […]

Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade Granola Bars

My oldest sister, Carol, gets credit for coming up with this recipe. She became Gluten Free about 10 years ago (before it was common) and had a hard time finding snacks that she could grab on the go and keep with her during the day… and […]

Salmon Croquettes

Salmon Croquettes

This is a dish that my mom made often growing up so it is a nostalgic meal for me. Over the years she has tweaked it only to make it better. This is essentially like a crabcake, but made with salmon instead. These are absolutely […]