One Pot Cooking for Men

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Category: Breakfast

Honey of a Deal

I’m on a two-lane gravel road, lost deep in the heart of the Texas Hill Country somewhere SE of Austin, Texas about twenty minutes as the crow flies looking for a honey of a deal.  I’m following Russell Farr’s old pick-up truck as he guides me out to his honey farm.  Russell is a rancher […]

Cast Iron Potato Pancakes

My great grandmother named my maternal grandmother, Mallie Ernestine. Family lore tells us my great grandfather gasped, “Mallie Ernestine?” Then he looked down at his newborn daughter and said, “Think I’ll call her Fat.” Thus began the nicknaming tradition. My grandmother had five sisters, each with their own nickname – Boose, Fiddle, Hun, Bug and […]

Savory Quinoa, Kale and Parmesan Quiche with Brown Rice Crust

I confess that I prefer savory vegetarian meals to virtually all others and today’s recipe of savory quinoa, kale and parmesan quick with a brown rice crust reflects the savory I crave without the meat.  Unless we’re talking about a meat centric dish, i.e., barbeque, most meat based protein (bacon excepted) serves mostly as a […]

Yogurt

Let’s talk yogurt. Why? Because I don’t get it. I mean, I get it a little. A cold mango lassi on a hot day, sure. Artichokes with Parmesan served under a black pepper yogurt dipping sauce, of course. Adding a pint of plain yogurt (sure, try finding a “pint” of plain full fat yogurt) to […]

Texas Migas

Texas migas has traditionally been a central and south Texas breakfast tradition. I was born in Dallas, which is located in north-central Texas and I’d never heard of migas until I started spending time in Austin and San Antonio and I can assure you, every mother’s kitchen creates migas as tasty, unique, and reflective as […]