Tag: cooking

Enchilada Pie

This recipe started as my husband’s less labor-intensive way of making enchiladas in college/law school. Over the years, this recipe evolved into a more wholesome family favorite. We’ve experimented with many different ingredients and combinations before settling on this one, which has become my favorite even over Mexican restaurants in Houston, which is saying a lot coming from this Mexican food… Read more →

Shortcuts for Hosting a Stress-Free Holiday Meal

This year my husband, Dave, and I hosted my parents, sisters and Grandma for Thanksgiving. We’ve hosted several holiday meals since we moved to Texas five years ago, but this is the first Thanksgiving we’ve hosted since we’ve become parents. We weren’t sure how complicated hosting Thanksgiving might become by adding a toddler to the mix, so we intentionally took several shortcuts to… Read more →

Spiced Mini Burgers and Quinoa Salad

While I’m not a gourmet cook by any stretch of the imagination, I’m enjoying planning and preparing family dinners much more now that I have time to cook. I thought about sharing links to several of our favorite family meals, when I realized that we’ve made adaptations to many of them. Periodically, I plan to share with you how we’ve enhanced… Read more →