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Spaghetti (Squash) & (Chicken) Meatballs

Spaghetti (Squash) & (Chicken) Meatballs

Warm up with this fall staple that’s easy on the waistline. Faux spaghetti and meatballs will please any crowd. Continue reading

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Texas Style Brisket

Texas Style Brisket

My friend Jessica makes an amazing brisket. It’s the perfect mix of moist and lean that’s nearly impossible to find at a restaurant. Her secret is marinating the meat overnight in liquid smoke and celery salt before cooking low and slow. Continue reading

Fake-It Asian Take Out

Fake-It Asian Take Out

Ever have one of those nights where you crave a specific dish but don’t want to go out? This usually happens to me with Asian food. It’s still a bit intimidating to me to try these dishes at home and the flavor is never exactly like my favorite places, but it’s fun to try. Continue reading

Spicy New Years Jambalaya

Spicy New Years Jambalaya

To wrap up 2013 I whipped up a batch of Jambalaya packed with flavor and spice. By combining ingredients from a few different recipes I put my own spin on this traditional creole dish. It was the perfect dish to end the year on and of course paired perfectly with some bubbly. Continue reading

Baked Chicken Egg Rolls

Baked Chicken Egg Rolls

I love going to Chinese food and ordering egg rolls. I don’t love, however how fried they taste sometimes and wanted to try and make a baked version that would be just as good without the calories. Step 1: Pick your fillings. I chopped up some cooked chicken breast and tossed in a coconut lime … Continue reading

King Ranch Comfort

King Ranch Comfort

One of the first dishes someone made me when I moved to Austin a few years ago was King Ranch Casserole. Everyone has their own spin they put on it which makes it fun and easy to adapt based on what you have in your kitchen. Continue reading

Homemade Baked Wings

Homemade Baked Wings

So it’s Sunday which in my house means Seahawks jerseys are on and multiple devices (tv, laptop, iPad and iPhone) are showing football games and fantasy football scores. This weekend we were craving Buffalo Wild Wings but also wanted a day at home so we made our own. Continue reading

Caroline Quesadillas

Caroline Quesadillas

One of our staples that summer became, what the Lang’s now call Caroline Quesadillas. As I’ve mentioned before I firmly believe that anything tastes better in a tortilla. Pair that with melted cheese and I’m a happy camper. Continue reading