Sweet, succulent, rich and delicious the perfect words to describe this shrimp recipe. From the smoky flavor of the bacon to the creamy melted cheese then the rich peppery warmth from the jalapeño, this dish is the perfect appetizer or meal. Living in Texas, we are lucky to feastContinue Reading

With a nickname like “the Peach State,” Georgia sets a high bar for flavor expectations. Fortunately, it makes good on its promise. Not only is the Georgia peach delicious, but it also has the perfect texture and comes packed with nutrients. From cobblers to jams, jellies, ice cream, barbecue sauce,Continue Reading

There is a lot to consider for a family when planning for a comping trip. The weather, age of the travels, pets and more. Texas State Parks though, they are jam-packed with activities, hiking trails and beautiful campsites for just about any group. The best part? You can make aContinue Reading

The familiar bright red flesh and inky black seeds bring so many memories of good times with my friends and family at the campground. We would have watermelon seed-spitting contests day in and day out. My grandfather would set out targets all around the campground for us to hit. WhoeverContinue Reading

A few years ago, I visited Las Vegas for Restaurant Week. During this event, diners can make reservations at some of the town’s top restaurants with a fixed plate price that benefits the local Three Square Food Bank. I lucked out and booked a reservation at Carnevino (closed in 2018),Continue Reading

Bite into a camp waffles recipe that will satisfy your breakfast sweet tooth. I’m sitting in my camp chair in the open air, with bright sunshine streaming through the trees and a big cup of coffee in my hand as I watch the flames of the campfire. That’s how I’dContinue Reading

Over the summer on our family RV adventure to the Great Smoky Mountains, my family and I encountered some long driving days, a bit of torrential rain and wind. Then, to top it off, the hot and humid summer pushed us to our limit a few times. Those situations madeContinue Reading

Chicken fried chicken is the ultimate comfort food. Tender, juicy and crisp chicken breasts seared in a cast iron skillet just until golden brown. To top off that crisp piece of chicken is a thick and creamy, slightly peppered white gravy. Your friends and family who eat this meal willContinue Reading

Packed full of flavor and one simple recipe to make. This cast iron chicken paillard meal come together in under 30 minutes. A fantastic weeknight meal or one to enjoy out on the patio with friends and family. Paillard means to flatten. Use this traditional French cooking technique with chicken, beef,Continue Reading

What better meal than this savory Dutch pancake along with a crisp green salad on a warm summer night? Using fresh home-grown herbs or ones from your local farmer’s market, I promise every bite will have you wanting more. Salty parmesan cheese, smoky bacon, and crisp sautéed mushrooms round outContinue Reading