Drunk Carrots

Carrots got a drankin’ problem, y’all.  I love you, man!  Yes, carrots, we love you, too. I first heard of whiskey-glazed carrots from a friend after they had made them for Thanksgiving.  I was all: I LOVE butter.  I LOVE whiskey.  I LOVE a tender carrot.  Put all these loves together in one lovely dish, […]

Easy Baked Spanish Rice

When I was a newlywed with limited culinary experience a friend passed along this easy recipe for Spanish Rice and it has remained a family favorite.  The first time I made it I was so proud of myself for producing something that tasted exactly like I wished it would taste, exactly like someone else would […]

Self-Dressing Salad of Your Dreams

What?  You don’t dream of salad?  Yeah, me neither….~snort~….but, this salad is like a dream because #1) It’s simple, #2) It’s delicious and Bonus #3) If you’re a newbie in the kitchen or an experienced cook, bringing this dish to any occasion will add to your kitchen cred. WATCH OUT!  OMT! is getting her street […]

OMT! Mac~n~Cheese

Who doesn’t love macaroni and cheese?  WHO?!  Not too many, that’s who. If you’ve read here for a hot minute, you know I’m a recipe fiddler.  It’s a rare moment in the kitchen when I follow a recipe as written.  I think it’s because I know what we like and what works for us.  Or […]

Pico De Gallo

I know it’s spring in most of the country, but we’re on the verge of summer in Texas.  And once it’s summer, Texans eat pico de gallo by the 10-gallon hat full; we love it!  Although, we usually shorten the name to pico, no de gallo necessary! What is pico, exactly?  The loosest definition is […]

Not Your Grandma’s Potatoes

Have y’all met my new pretend BFF, Gaby Dalkin?  No?  Lawsy, that woman can cook. As most of you know, she had me at Slutty Brownies (which I have since used to bribe the Time Warner guy to complete the rewiring for my Internets as fast as he could). If you missed the whole Slutty […]