Comfort At Its Best

Game Day Chopped Brisket Sandwiches

Game-Day Chopped Brisket BBQ Sandwiches

All right…let’s be clear…the best version of this amazing sandwich will always be to slow cook the brisket, off direct heat, in a smoker….

The garlic Parmesan chicken wings explode with flavor

Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings

Our very good friend, Nafeesah, asked me a few weeks ago if I had a good recipe for Garlic Parmesan Wings.  I told her…

Cajun Dirty Rice

Authentic Cajun Dirty Rice

Brace yourself for this flavor explosion.  Authentic Cajun Dirty Rice will transport you down to New Orleans with one bite.  Kickin’ good! Authentic Cajun…

Ancho chili red sauce enchiladas

Authentic TexMex Enchiladas

These are good.  And not hard to make.  Authentic TexMex Enchiladas are such a crowd pleaser.  All our Texas friends and family should know…

Bodacious Borracho beans

Bodacious Borracho Beans

Both the Loon and I really love these Borracho Beans.  Technically, Borracho means drunken beans…so, it’s like having a big party with every bite….

rustic lasagna with fresh spinach pasta and bolognese sauce

Rustic Bolognese Lasagna With Fresh Spinach Pasta

This is probably my most classic dish: Rustic Bolognese Lasagna with Fresh Spinach Pasta.  I have been making some variation of lasagna for me…

polenta with sauteed mushrooms and caramelized onions

Polenta with Sauteed Mushrooms and Caramelized Onions

Words can’t describe this one: Velvety Polenta with Sauteed Mushrooms and Caramelized Onions.  A perfect start to an amazing meal.  Or…the perfect lunch.  This…

the best Southern Pecan Pie

Southern Pecan Pie

Southern Pecan Pie is probably the Loon’s favorite dessert.  I’ve been working on perfecting the recipe for years.   This pie is pretty simple,…

Everybody's favorite breakfast casserole

Day-After Thanksgiving Breakfast Casserole

Okay, this has been made in many kitchens for many years.  But, you just can’t go wrong with this one.  Perfect for a holiday…

Potato Au Gratin

Classic Potatoes Au Gratin

Classic Potatoes Au Gratin…who doesn’t love ’em?  This dish is perfection and is especially good for those wonderful holiday feasts.  A mandoline will ensure…