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Brisket Breakfast Tacos

Breakfast Brisket Tacos

A couple of slices of leftover brisket? Leftover pico de gallo? Half an avocado? Eggs? Congratulations – you’ve got all the fixins necessary for a breakfast taco worthy of celebrating Texas Independence Day today! And perfectly enough, this weekend is totally Frito Pie weather here in southeast Texas. Although it’s almost never not the perfect [...]

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Home

At the last minute, we changed our Thanksgiving plans and went home. My home. My hometown is a modest, quiet little dot on the map north of the big city. The room I had decorated in Wildcat purple & white my senior year is now a sewing room. Mom spends the days of her retirement, [...]

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Grilled Chicken Fajitas

Grilled Chicken Fajitas

Updated from the archives Pushing into October, the “why didn’t we move to Colorado when we had the chance” really kicks into overdrive. It doesn’t matter how hot it was in Texas last year, it is always hotter this year. All the pumpkin and apple recipes in the world doesn’t change the fact that I [...]

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PPQ: Ham and Cheese Kolache

Ham and Cheese Kolache

This week’s Project Pastry Queen challenge was selected by Emily of She Makes and Bakes. And it’s one of my very, very favorite recipes in the entire book: Kolache. Kolache are czech breakfast pastries that are very popular in Texas. While traditionally topped with a cream cheese or fruit mixture, it was the savory versions [...]

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