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Ultra Juicy Smash Burgers On The Blackstone Griddle Recipe

My new Blackstone Griddle has turned out to be one of my favorite things, and these perfect smash burgers bring the ultra deliciousness of seared meat from a flat top grill, out of the restaurant and into the comfort of your own backyard. Anyone who flipped a fast-food burger pattie in their youth knows that …

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How To Smoke A Brisket On A Pellet Grill

Whether you’re a traditional pitmaster who’s curious about pellet grills, or a barbecue beginner with a shiny new Rec Teq or Traeger, most will agree that pellet smokers are a bit of a different animal. Brimming with convenience, and loaded with cool gadgets like temperature probe to app notifications, or cell phone alarms set to …

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Homemade Sour Cream Chicken Enchilada Recipe

These authentic, homemade sour cream enchiladas are one of the most popular recipes in my private chef business and today I’m sharing my from-scratch recipe for this family favorite! In my recipe, tender rotisserie chicken breast is wrapped in warm corn tortillas and smothered in an ultra-creamy sour cream sauce infused with mild green chiles, …

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How To Boil Chicken For Enchiladas

Mexican food lovers know there are several methods for preparing shredded chicken for chicken enchiladas including boiling whole chickens, simmering boneless skinless chicken breasts in a slow cooker, or even using a rotisserie chicken from the deli to pull out long strands of flavorful, juicy meat Of all these tasty approaches, our favorite chicken recipe …

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Birria In The Instant Pot Recipe + Quesabirria Tacos (with VIDEO)

Beef Birria is sweeping the internet as the new taco sensation, but can we shorten this 8-hour cooking session with the help of our Instant Pot? Absolutely! It’s juicy, beef birria taco time (in half the time), with this authentic recipe from the Urban Cowgirl Kitchen. What is Birria? Birria is a Mexican stew from …

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Ultra Juicy Smoked Beef Chuck Roast Recipe

For barbecue beginners and those with small households, the idea of smoking an entire beef brisket can be daunting, expensive, and potentially wasteful. Clever pitmasters reach for brisket’s little brother—the chuck roast, for an inexpensive, entry-level cut of meat, which delivers a very similar eating experience in a smaller package. As a Texas chef and …

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The Ultimate Texas Chicken Fried Steak With Gravy

This chicken fried steak recipe beat Grady Spears—cowboy food legend, James Beard award-winner, and my great friend, at the Golden Chile Awards, to take its place as the definitive chicken fried steak recipe, and today I am sharing the whole process, including my secret ingredient, with you. As the home of chicken fried steak, Texans …

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Mexican Shrimp Cocktail Recipe (Campechana)

If you follow Urban Cowgirl on YouTube you know I spend a lot of time in coastal Mexico, mostly the Yucatan, and I can never stop talking about these Mexican Shrimp Cocktails (also called Campechana), which are available at every beach club and seaside snackeria. I find that this dish always tastes a little bit …

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Crawfish Scampi Recipe (Garlic Butter Crawfish Tails)

Crawfish lovers know that good-quality Louisiana crawfish tails are a celebrated delicacy and need only a few ingredients to help them shine. Too many loud ingredients overshine their delicate yet complex flavor, and serving them properly requires a buttery base for all that delicious crawfish fat to melt into. In this crawfish scampi recipe, you …

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Beef Enchiladas with Green Sauce Recipe

After a long week, Tex Mex is always my favorite comfort food, and these ground beef enchiladas with green sauce will liven up any home taco night and have the whole family cleaning their plates! I use our famous (and easy) green enchilada sauce on beef as well as chicken enchiladas, and this homemade beef …

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