Robert’s Rib Rub Seasoning
Pop, Bob, Bobert, Robert, Dad. Whatever you knew him as the odds are if you knew him at all, then at some point you’ve had..
Classic Bloody Mary
This classic bloody mary recipe was always bound to be my first cocktail on the blog. No other drink quite puts me in a summery..
Hanger Steak Tacos
Hanger steak tacos, anyone? I walked into my local butcher shop to buy some flat steak for tacos, fully expecting to walk out with some..
Appetizers & Sides
Easy Pico de Gallo
Pico de Gallo, a.k.a. how I ate my vegetables growing up. It’s no wonder childhood me put it away either. If pico were an onomatopoeia, it..
Creamiest Mashed Potatoes
Mashed potatoes can make or break the big meal. It may look like an unassuming side, but it usually has the task of pairing with..
Easy No Knead Dinner Rolls
These easy no-knead dinner rolls are such a comfort food for me. Some of my favorite childhood memories have yeast-leavened dough, from the king cakes..
Red Chile Pork Tamales
It’s no wonder tamales are the perfect holiday food. Steamy masa, often stuffed with red or green filling, is unwrapped from its corn husk like a..
Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
It’s October and this chicken and sausage gumbo has a special place in my heart. Not only do I hail from Louisiana, but this was..
Bucatini and Meatballs
The people at Big Spaghetti (I like to think that’s a thing) have a secret. There’s a far worthier option for that simple, satisfying pasta..
Banana Nut Bread
Banana nut bread didn’t always used to be in my kitchen’s rotation. For one, I didn’t particularly enjoy nuts growing up. Bananas haven’t always been..
Chocolate Marshmallow Cake
When I go back home to visit, I ask for one of two cakes. Okay, maybe sometimes I ask for both. There’s the light, fluffy Three..
Coffee Three Layer Cake
This delectable coffee flavored three-layer cake goes by many names. Originally, it’s on my grandmother’s recipe card as Waldorf Cake, with credit given to a..
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Hi there! I’m Rachel- wife, mom and one savory lady. I was braised (born + raised) in Cajun Country, and now I’m sizzling in the desert Southwest. If it’s comfort food, I’ll cook it. Join me!
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