It has been a while since I’ve shared a recipe… shame on me, for keeping all the yumminess to myself. 🙂 Truth is, I’ve been winging it, dinner, life, motherhood, everything!! Which is a testament to me needing some organization in my life at the moment. And meal planning action in the kitchen. Last week I made a sweet and spicy shrimp dinner worth sharing…
Because my love for rice is undeniable, this is the side that accompanied the shrimp. If you need basic instructions on how to make white rice, leave me a comment. 😉 I will walk you through it.
Salmon is one of my favorite meals to prepare. I’ll admit that while in Georgia visiting my parents, I haven’t cooked much. I’m spoiled, I know. 🙂 So, I thought I could give my mom a break from the kitchen at least for a day and decided to make my salmon recipe for dinner.
First, I lined a baking sheet with foil paper, sprayed it with olive oil and set aside. Then I rinsed the salmon with cold water, seasoned with parsley, rosemary garlic and red pepper flakes.
I think we’re back to our normal schedule… So here’s another easy recipe! Taco Bowls with Old El Paso’s Taco Boats Flour Tortillas. I’ll be honest the first time I saw these, I thought’ “why not just use regular tortillas.” I bought them anyway because I had a crowd at home, and it seemed like the perfect quick meal to feed everyone. We liked them so much, that I have made a few variations since.
The one that I am sharing today is with ground beef. If you have visited my blog before, you know that I am all about delicious but quick meals. If this is your first time visiting, make sure to check out previous recipes. 😉 Now, on to the instructions…
Making the Taco Bowls
First, I set the rice to make. Then sautéed onions and jalapeños, mixed in beef and taco seasoning; cooking until browned. I lowered the heat and added the salsa, making sure to mix it well. Then, heated the taco boats according to the package instructions.
It is Rodeo time!! If you live in Houston, you are probably saying, “Heck, Yeah!” If you don’t, you are probably saying, “So what?”
Let me tell you that in Houston, Rodeo is a huge deal. This may very well be the most anticipated event of the year. After all, it is biggest party in our city. Concerts, games, carnival rides, fair food, fried food…
Yes, the food! And speaking of food, I am bringing you three rodeo food recipes that you can make at home tonight!
Deep Fried Oreos
As if Oreos were not delicious enough! Believe me, deep fried Oreos are so much more delicious. I didn’t know how easy it was to make these until my brother-in-law made them. I have made them a few times since.
Who doesn’t love corn on the cob?! I love corn, period. But there’s something about corn on the cob. While I see elotes as corn on steroids, they are a fair food favorite. And this Cheetos Crusted Elotes recipe brings the traditional recipe to another level of yumminess.
Cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts. And when I first learned about Deep Fried Cheesecake Bites. I had to try it. It took a while but when I did, I was hooked.
Being that it is Rodeo season in Houston, I convinced my husband to help me make some fair inspired food. And this was one of the menu items.