Comfort Food

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 […]

Cast Iron Skillet Pizza

Cast Iron Skillet Pizza

I recently purchased a new Le Creuset cast iron skillet and am enjoying experimenting with unexpected cast iron recipes. This week’s edition: PIZZA. This recipe is inspired by America’s Test Kitchen magazine, Cook It In Cast Iron. Also, I want to highlight a few locally […]

Buttermilk Waffles

Buttermilk Waffles

Waffles are a staple in the Nixon household from both sides. My husband grew up going to his grandparents home every Saturday morning with his dad and two brothers for “guy time” with waffles and many rounds of pinochle (a French card game). This was an honored family […]