Turkey Tostadas

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Turkey Tostadas Are we still enjoying leftovers? Two days in my house is the golden rule before I begin to tweak the menu.  When it’s time to spruce up those leftovers I always go with an easy turkey tostada.  Crispy baked tortillas slathered with refried beans and piled high with shredded turkey.  A warm drizzle of… 

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Pecan Pie Margarita

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Pecan Pie Margarita I am up to my elbows in groceries, silverware and football decorations.  With the excitement of our Houston Texans playing this year on Thanksgiving Day (super stoked) I almost forgot to feature an amazing celebratory margarita. I mean turkey, football and tequila on the same day it’s almost too much for this… 

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Countdown to Thanksgiving ~ My Favorite Recipes

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  Thanksgiving week is upon us! Are you ready? I am heading out today to  pick up a few items and I am heading into the kitchen tonight to prep, chop, dice and clean.  I find if I prep enough in advance I can actually relax that day and enjoy my family. I wanted to take this time to share… 

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Rajas de Poblano Mashed Potatoes

Rajas de Poblano Mashed Potatoes

Rajas de Poblano Mashed Potatoes Chunky mashed potatoes flecked with rajas de poblano oh yeah that’s a Thanksgiving side dish I can wrap my lips around. I’m all about the sides and mashed potatoes play a major role in making this gal happy every Thanksgiving. Confession:  Late night out, a few too many drinks and… 

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Apple Chorizo Cornbread Stuffing

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  Apple Chorizo Cornbread Stuffing I love Thanksgiving.  Okay let me be honest I love Thanksgiving stuffing! And Thanksgiving mashed potatoes and Thanksgiving gravy…. I’m all about the side dishes. Chorizo, cumin and oregano give this stuffing a hearty bite, while the cilantro and apple add a sweet perk. Make your favorite cornbread recipe or feel… 

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Saffron Rice with Golden Raisins and Pine Nuts

Saffron Rice with Golden Raisins and Pine Nuts

Saffron Rice and Golden Raisins and Pine Nuts   Happy Friday!! I have a very special post for you today. My friend Faith Gorsky from An Edible Mosaic just had her first cookbook released: An Edible Mosaic: Middle Eastern Fare with Extraordinary Flair. I’m excited to be participating in her virtual book launch party and… 

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