Author: cowtowncook

Dinosaur Themed Baby Shower

Dinosaur Themed Baby Shower

You’re probably wondering why I am throwing so may showers these days? It just so happens that I am at the stage of life where so many close friends are starting to grow their families. What has been fun is taking the personality of each […]

That’s Amore – A Tuscan Themed Wedding Shower

That’s Amore – A Tuscan Themed Wedding Shower

I had the best time co-hosting a wedding shower for some dear friends of ours down in Houston recently. Since we live in Texas, we have done many a “fiesta” themed shower, but wanted to do something different and fun. One of the bride’s favorite […]

Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup

The flu has hit really hard this season and unfortunately my husband came down with it this past week. In our household Chicken Noodle Soup (along with some saltine crackers and lemon-lime gatorade) is a must-have for recovery. This is a quick, but delicious version […]

Croque Monsieur

Croque Monsieur

I hope that everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving. We spent ours with close family and lots of delicious food. I love Thanksgiving because it is a set aside day to simply spend time with loved ones over a delicious meal – what more could you […]

Turkey and Andouille Sausage Gumbo

Turkey and Andouille Sausage Gumbo

As a gift at work this week, I received a delicious Smoked Greenberg Turkey. We have Thanksgiving plans with the family later this week and aren’t in charge of the Turkey…We wanted to still eat it while it was fresh so we went ahead and […]

Chicken Pot Pie(s)

Chicken Pot Pie(s)

A couple of weeks ago with the {very} short-lived burst of cold weather we received here in Fort Worth, I was craving for some fall comfort food and decided to make Chicken Pot Pies for my husband. First, I called my mom for her recipe […]

Sports Theme Baby Shower

Sports Theme Baby Shower

A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of co-hosting a baby shower for a close friend who has a baby boy on the way. Both parents are great athletes and the nursery is sports decor so we followed suit with a sports themed […]

Simple Homemade Lasagna

Simple Homemade Lasagna

This is a classic American style Lasagna recipe that my mom has been making since before I can remember and it has always been one of my favorites. Don’t try to compare this to an authentic Italian Lasagna with béchamel sauce, but if you looking […]

Sausage Blueberry Pancakes with a Blueberry Maple Syrup Reduction

Sausage Blueberry Pancakes with a Blueberry Maple Syrup Reduction

Admittedly, I am not a huge breakfast eater during the week because I do not typically wake up hungry, but it is my husband’s favorite meal. So on the weekends, I am known to make a big breakfast to appease him as long as it’s […]

Spice Madam – Nigerian Roasted Chicken and Rice Jollof

Spice Madam – Nigerian Roasted Chicken and Rice Jollof

A few months back, two lovely girls came and visited my department in the Fort Worth Junior Woman’s Club. They did a demonstration of their company and I was so intrigued. They are two girls who were working day jobs and living in Dallas. One […]