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Green Chile Risotto Recipe (Mexican Risotto)

For risotto fans, there is nothing better than a steamy bowl of cheese-laden rice, bathed in sauce and seasoned to perfection with a little fresh lemon or creme fraiche. Well, today we’re sharing a recipe for this Mexican risotto with freshly roasted green chiles and pepper jack cheese! This recipe was developed for the Spring …

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Award-Winning Smoked Baked Beans Recipe (with VIDEO)

This award-winning smoked baked beans recipe was given to me by the wife of an uber-famous pitmaster who came to my book signing near Lake Austin and traded secrets with me all night long!! Now, I can’t seem to start the pellet smoker without preparing this perfect side dish, full of rich smoky flavor, so …

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Ultimate Texas Roadhouse Green Beans Copycat Recipe

We developed this copycat recipe for Texas Roadhouse’s famous green beans for my catering company and you won’t believe how delicious and easy they are! Texas Roadhouse is a restaurant chain throughout the United States famous for hearty portions of barbecue, wood-grilled steaks, and their famous Texas Roadhouse Rolls. Out of their many side dishes, …

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Texas Cowboy Caviar Recipe (with Red Wine Vinegar)

Texas Cowboy Caviar ranks as a favorite among southerners as a tasty (and kinda healthy!) recipe, served with tortilla chips as a dip, or in place of a side dish as a cold marinated salad. Also known as “redneck caviar” “hillbilly caviar” or “southern caviar”, the dish is made up of tiny bites of sweet …

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Corn and Black Bean Salad with Mexican Vinaigrette

Crisp corn, creamy black beans, and chopped peppers are marinated in a bright and fragrant Mexican vinaigrette and served as a healthy alternative to rice and beans! They go great with chile rellenos, fajitas, and all sorts of Tex Mex fare. Listen, we all want to be fit and trim, but when you’re raised on …

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Texas Style Escabeche Recipe

Help yourself to some Texas escabeche this summer! Bursting with juicy, pickled carrots and jalapenos, infused in a garlicky fragrant brine, this hot relish is a must have for Tex-Mex dining. Texas escabeche is served tableside, along with hot buttered corn tortillas and fiery red table salsa! Make sure to serve it alongside your enchiladas, …

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