Caramelized Onion & Barbecue Meatloaf

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Sometimes I wish I blogged only about burgers. Just burgers, that is all. Because I adore burgers...grilled at home, from a restaurant, even fast food (but Whataburger only!) burgers. Here's one of my all time favorite burger. I think you can see why. Anytime there is burger on the menu that has caramelized onions, I'm sold. Because if I could blog about only … [Read more...]

How to Make the Perfect S’mores

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This past week was our spring break...and we enjoyed a part stay-cation here in San Antonio, followed by a long weekend at my friend's ranch-river house near Leakey, TX. It was little boy heaven and no one wanted to leave, myself included. My happy, carefree, adventurous Charlie, walking through the river. Nevermind that wet jeans are....well, wet jeans! My shy, … [Read more...]

Homemade Gift Ideas: 9 Tasty Christmas Treats

Tasty Christmas Treats

We are in the "less than a week before Christmas" frenzy, which can cause crazy stress as you try to figure out what to get a particular friend or loved one. How about instead of one more trip to the store or one more online order (really isn't that the most fun way to shop?!), get yourself into the kitchen and whip up one of these 9 Homemade Gift Ideas for Tasty Christmas … [Read more...]

Lemon Cranberry Cheater Tart

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This amazingly delicious tart is easy to make and tastes like you worked all day! I call is a cheater tart because you make the dough and pat it into the tart pan instead of rolling and then laying it in. It is easy and no one will ever know! I made this for Canadian Thanksgiving (2nd Monday in October) and it was delicious and very festive with the cranberry sauce filling. You … [Read more...]

Chili with Caramelized Onion Cornbread

Chili with Caramelized Onion Cornbread

I heart caramelized onions. I adore the flavor and I especially love the way they make the house smell when they are caramelizing. Its a tossup between caramelizing onions and roasting garlic. Jury is still out on that one. So I'm teaming up with Formula 409 and their 'America's Love Affair with Grease' campaign...helping home chefs see that a messy meal isn't worth … [Read more...]