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…

Creamy Bacon & Leek Orecchiette Pasta

I love playing around with pasta shapes. On the rare occasion I go to the store without a list I always go to the pasta aisle pick out some funky shapes and hope inspiration will hit somewhere. At worst I don’t find inspiration and I just keep the box in the pantry. At best I…

Chicken w/ Bacon and Crispy Capers

So I guess the theme of today is everything crispy! Sometimes I find myself in the mood for a lot of texture but not necessarily deep frying stuff. When I utilize stuff like bacon fat to crisp or fry up stuff I find it to be less guilty because it not deep fried right? Well…

Bacon Blue Cheese Grits

Grits and blue cheese are like a match made In heaven. I put this recipe together because I had leftover steak but no sides so I figured its about lunch time I want something quick and delicious. How about grits and since its with steak lets add some blue cheese! I also wanted something filling…

Spinach-Pepperoncini Turkey Club Sandwich

Turkey club… classic!My goal for this recipe was to do a turkey club with a spinach artichoke spread … woulda been great right ? Well I went to the store and came home fully expecting to have artichoke hearts in the pantry already and didn’t so a quick thought and figure hey maybe pepperoncini?I started…

Deep Dish Quiche

Quiche is Fun. Its one of those things if you have a leftover pie crust and  meat, cheese and veggies to get rid of it’s the perfect vessel to throw everything into. its the soup of the pie world any and everything can be added to the party. Now I myself am not a Quiche…