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Epic Cinnamon Buns

Epic Cinnamon Buns

If you could make Cinnabon at home, it would be epic right?  Here, you go, Epic Cinnamon Buns that won’t last!! Truly!  That’s why this is a 2 pan recipe.  One pan for everyone else to share….and one pan for …ahem, me.   I really truly 

Kosmo’s Q Char Siu BBQ Pork

Kosmo’s Q Char Siu BBQ Pork

Barbecue in all its styles and flavors is a treat; including using lip smacking everyday barbecue rub and sauce by Kosmo’s Q to enjoy the authentic flavors of Char Siu BBQ Pork. Its amazing that an all- American barbecue base can be tweaked to showcase 

2M Smokehouse – San Antonio, TX

2M Smokehouse – San Antonio, TX

There’s a special appreciation for barbecue and art at 2M Smokehouse at 2731 S WW White Rd., San Antonio, TX 78222. The hand painted murals are expressive and unique. While, this boutique barbecue joint has been listed in concurrent Texas Monthly Top 50 BBQ Joints, 

Pinkerton’s Barbecue – San Antonio, TX

Pinkerton’s Barbecue – San Antonio, TX

What a treat! I was fortunate to spend a Saturday in February 2022, behind the scenes at Pinkerton’s Barbecue at 107 W Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205. http://www.pinkertonsbarbecue.com Pinkerton’s Barbecue made the 2021 Texas Monthly Top 5. This is a huge accomplishment, for cooking 

Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Salad

Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Salad

Herbs like ginger, cilantro and mint make a beautiful medley when paired with smoked chicken in this Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Salad.  Smoked chicken has its own aroma and flavor profile that is best elevated with fresh flavors.  When its barbecue season, I’m fortunate to enjoy 

Poppy Seed Pheasant with Cranberry Gastrique

Poppy Seed Pheasant with Cranberry Gastrique

This week’s Supper Challenge is “poppy.”  While I love lemon poppy seed loaf, the cooler weather and autumn season brings about pheasant if you know a few hunters.   Cooking a savory dish with poppy seeds called for the color and flavors of cranberry, so Poppy 

Miso Chocolate Cauliflower

Miso Chocolate Cauliflower

The delicate balance between sweet and savory is achieved in a simple surprising vegetable dish, Miso Chocolate Cauliflower. This dish is unexpected. However, the addition of the separate ingredients works. The savory aspect of white miso is mellowed by creamy chocolate. The sweetness of chocolate 

Smoked Acorn Squash & Toasted Cornbread

Smoked Acorn Squash & Toasted Cornbread

What if the squishy yet meaty texture of Acorn squash is paired with a light, fluffy, toasted cornbread and rounded out as a dish? Ideal for brunch or light lunch, it’s a surprising delightful and composed dish. This recipe also works great with leftover cornbread. 

Harvest Grains & Grill Bowl

Harvest Grains & Grill Bowl

Harvest Grains and Grill Bowl, a guilt free and surprisingly satisfying meal. I typically don’t order vegetarian bowls at a restaurant, add in the extra challenge to cook grains into a tasty dish? I’m in. The secret to delectable, is to ensure all aspects are 

Butternut Squash Souffle

Butternut Squash Souffle

This week’s Supper Challenge is “Spice It Up.” As I was enjoying a warm autumn’s day, I really had to stretch the spice aspect. Autumn is a time of pumpkin spice lattes, root vegetables and belly warming comforts foods. So the best I could do