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Cajun Cornbread Casserole Recipe
This is one of those recipes that has become an absolute family standby.  “And, of course, we’ll have Victoria’s cornbread thing”. Really.  It’s that good.  It comes from a love of spicy cornbread and a passion for cheese.  In this recipe, they combine for a great, gooey,...
Vegetable Chili with Texas Red Seasoning
This is the favorite recipe of my best friend Alex.  She is not a vegetarian, but she loves this chili.  She makes it for me every time I visit her in Chicago.  She even made it for me once when she had run out of Texas Red and used New Orleans instead.  Outrageous really....
Texas Red Chili
So the term Chili Con Carne means “chili with meat”.  This has always confused me since chili always has meat in it.  Unless it’s veggie chili.  I have a recipe for that too.  The basic chili I grew up with was a version with ground beef, onions, peppers and always kidney...
Cinnamon Chile Pork Chops with Potato Chip Crust
For this recipe you will need:2 center cut pork chops 2-4 Tbsp. Cinnamon Chile Rub1 egg1 Tbsp. milkPreheat oven to 425° Roll each pork chop in Cinnamon Chile Rub until completely covered.  Place potato chips in a plastic zip lock bag and crush using a rolling pin.  Do...
Moroccan Vegetable Soup
For this recipe you will need:¼ cup Olive Oil3 garlic cloves, minced3 Tbsp. Moroccan Seasoning5 cups chicken broth4 carrots, peeled and cut into ½- inch lengths2 cups red potatoes, peeled and cut into ½- inch lengths2 cups cauliflower florets1 large onion, chopped2 medium to large zucchini, cut...
Spicy Chicken Stew
For this recipe you will need:1 ½ pounds boneless chicken breast or thighs1 medium onion, chopped1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes with japalenos1 (4.5 oz) can chopped green chilies, undrained1(15 oz) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained1 (15 oz) can kidney beans, rinsed and drainedSalt and pepper to...
Barley Soup with Greens and Herbs
This vitamin packed recipe may just be the healthiest soup that you will ever eat.   For this recipe you will need:8 cups water8 cups vegetable broth1 cup barley, rinsed2 Tbsp. olive oil2 Tbsp. Sicilian Seasoning3 medium onions, chopped1 bunch kale, chopped1 bunch chard, chopped5-6oz...
Moroccan Chicken Stew
This slow cooker recipe can be cooked on low for 8 hours or on high for 4 hours – whatever fits your schedule best. For this recipe you will need:8 medium carrots cut into 1” pieces2 red bell peppers cut into 1” strips2 medium onions cut into 1” chunksZest and juice from 2 lemons2 Tbsp....
Pasta Fagioli
Did you know that January is National Soup Month?  I am not sure what the origin of soup month is but I do know that I have been in the mood to make and eat a lot of it in recent weeks.  In honor of National Soup Month I am going to dedicate this week to posting soup/stew recipes. ...
Texas Soft Taco
·         1 lb. hamburger·         2 tbs. Texas Red Seasoning·         1 packet of tortillas  You can use whatever garnishes you prefer on your tacos.  You could use...

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