Tequila-Lime Chicken Fajitas

March 6, 2014
Tequila Lime Chicken Fajitas

It’s grilling season. Kind of. And by kind of, I mean there are currently icicles hanging off the new grill. The new grill I bought specifically to make these fajitas. Of course there are icicles. Because this is Texas and Spring Break is 3 days away and the Bluebonnets and Paints are already peeking out [...]

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Margarita-Glazed Fish Tacos

May 30, 2013
Margarita-glazed Fish Tacos

I get the best dinner ideas when I don’t have the ability to write them down. Like sitting at dinner with a fork in my hand. Or pushing The Little through HEB in one of those soul-killing plastic car-cart monstrosities. Or playing Candy Crush Then 2 nights later, I’m looking at a random collection of [...]

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The Skinny Margarita

August 10, 2012
Skinnier Margarita

It’s Friday! And we’re feeling even more celebratory than usual because this morning I got dressed and then immediately took my jeans off. Without unbuttoning them. Over the last few months, I’ve been “running,” which is code for “mostly walking between weeks-long hamstring problems” and keeping an eye on calories in vs calories out. Such [...]

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Classic Lime Margaritas

June 7, 2011
Classic Lime Margarita

When I first made the world-famous margarita cupcakes back in early 2007, we used The Foodie Groom’s recipe for margaritas, which were made with a bottled mix, and a boxed cake mix. Since then, we’ve become a little more serious about our cupcakes and our margaritas… I mean, as serious as one can get about [...]

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Margarita Cupcakes

April 17, 2010
Margarita Cupcakes

The #3 and #4 most popular recipes on this site both came out of a box: Margarita Cupcakes and Pink Lemonade Cupcakes. I’ve been wanting to make both from scratch since those first batches came out of the oven. The original Margarita Cupcakes used a boxed white cake mix mixed with a homemade margarita and [...]

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Margarita Glazed Madeleines

April 24, 2008
Margarita-Glazed Madeleines

Tequila isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind when you think “desserts,” is it? Regardless of what you’ve seen before, it’s not usually the first thing that comes to my mind either. But even before I’d polished off my very first Lemon-Glazed Madeleine sitting in a Central Market cooking classroom, I was already [...]

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