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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Chicken Harissa

Chicken Harissa

I visited Napa earlier this year on a girls trip. One morning we had breakfast at the Oxbow Market in downtown Napa. It is akin to a beautifully curated Farmer’s Market, but that description really does not do it justice. Here is a brief overview of the […]

How To Make Beef Wellington

How To Make Beef Wellington

Step One: Do not be intimidated! Beef Wellington makes a fantastic presentation for a dinner party or a family gathering, but it is not as complicated as it may appear. You can make this quintessential British dish in a little over an hour and it […]

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 […]

Italian Bolognese Stuffed Bell Peppers

Italian Bolognese Stuffed Bell Peppers

We love these as a weeknight dinner because they are a very flavorful and very filling all in one meal. I usually serve these with a side green salad and dinner is done. Also, they save very well for leftovers or for lunch the next […]