Barbacoa and Egg Sopes

Crispy homemade corn sopes topped with shredded barbacoa and creamy eggs. Barbacoa is one of my favorite dishes to make and it is a regular for us. If you’re unfamiliar barbacoa is typically beef cheeks, which can sometimes be hard to find so it’s often swapped with other cut of meat. Which is then simmered…

Mini Meatloaf Cups w/ Whipped Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

Tender and juicy meatloaf cups topped with a whipped creamy parmesan and garlic mashed potatoes topped with corn “sprinkles” Meatloaf cups also known as meatloaf cupcakes are all the rage right now. Probably because they are so easy, a fun twist on a classic and pretty darn cute. Meatloaf cupcakes are exactly that. You take…

Cheesy Beef and Shells

Tender ground beef and shells sautéed with onions and bell peppers, simmered in a scratch made cheesy crushed tomato sauce. Try this recipe out for a quick one pot meal! Cheesy beef and shells is something I think has been around forever. You don’t plan for it it’s really a right ingredient right time kind…

Chicken Fried Steak w/ Poblano Gravy

There is this place we go in San Antonio called Lulu’s Bakery and café. It’s a great small diner and I mean small. It’s a must hit place whenever we go. I’ve been to this place more than I could count throughout my childhood. It’s home to their 3lb cinnamon roll, diner burgers and their…

Spicy Beef and Brussel Sprout Slaw Sandwich

I don’t know what is up with me and slaw lately. I almost feel like I’m forcing it upon you guys! So I had a craving for banh mi, as usual, like clockwork. For the unfamiliar banh mi is a sandwich that has grilled meat like beef, pork, chicken or tofu and some pickled (depending…

Hatch Green Chile & Pepper Jack Burgers

Hatch chilies are HUGE here in Texas. They come from Hatch, New Mexico and are usually harvested August to Late September. Although the range of spice can vary due to climate, growing conditions, harvest, etc. They are typically on par with a Anaheim or poblano peppers. Not much heat, a huge flavor vessel though. Here…

Roast Beef Sandwiches

I love roasted beef it almost screams to me today is going to be a relaxing day. True one pot, one burner or stove cooking is the stuff from fairy tales. And if this all also takes place on a weekend then I could only imagine that’s the same feeling of hitting the lottery. Over…

Carne Picada Steak Tacos

I love carne picada tacos. Its quick, easy and delicious. Let me explain why carne picada is a little different than the more common fajita. Fajita means thin strips and carne picada means minced meat. Generally when you make fajitas its whole marinated meat. Often a tougher cut marinated in lime or other acids then…