My Best Meatloaf Recipe

It may seem a little strange to post My Best Meatloaf Recipe in August since it usually isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when the temperatures are in the triple digits (in the shade). However, we have this wonderful little farm in East Texas, in a galaxy far far away from the hustle and bustle of the city where we make our escape most weekends. The weather can be quite different…

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Just saying the words “bacon wrapped pork tenderloin” kinda makes you a little crazy, right? Pork on pork. What’s not to love? Yes, it looks a bit naughty and decadent but pork tenderloin is a really lean cut of meat and each serving is probably no more than a slice or two of bacon so it’s not that bad at all on the calorie counter. The marinade makes a thick, almost syrup like…

Spicy Cumin Rub BBQ Ribs

These Spicy Cumin BBQ Ribs are the bomb! I saw them on Kelsey’s Essential’s and decided to try them because it was the middle of the winter and I didn’t feel like dealing with outdoor grilling. Kelsey lives in NYC and does all of her grill recipes indoors – and she does an awesome job. I don’t think I’ve ever tried one of her recipes that wasn’t a success. She started out on one…

Honey Jalapeno Lime Pork Tenderloin

A friend passed this pork tenderloin recipe to me and says it was originally published in Southern Living years ago. Her sister-in-law gave her the recipe so the original copy has been lost. I’m sorry to say that I can’t give credit to the correct issue, date or author. Having been a fan of Southern Living recipes for over 30 years, it’s no surprise that this was another winner. The recipe…

Calzone

Like most awesome recipes…this calzone is borrowed from a local killer Italian restaurant. This is a place we have eaten in, and ordered take-out, many many times. One Friday night, shortly after our first was born, I called in to order take-out Calzone. I got there a bit early (Taylor must have been crying) and as luck would have it, they were slammed….and short on help in the kitchen…