Carla’s Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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Macaroni and cheese is a true food icon.  This legendary dish made its public debut in the United States in the early 1800s as it graced the table of President Thomas Jefferson, who served it in the White House.  A star was born, and the rest is history!  Today, macaroni and cheese is considered one […]

Homemade Mexican Enchiladas Verdes {Recipe}

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Homemade Mexican Enchiladas Verdes This melty, delicious cheese dish has an explosion of flavor, it’s so good I just don’t know how to describe it!! Servings: 2-6 (depending on the size of baking pan) Ingredients: 4 tomatoes 8 Serrano chiles 1 clove garlic 1/4 onion salt and pepper to taste 1/2 chicken breast cooked and […]

Grapefruit Buttermilk Granita {Sweet Life}

Grapefruit Buttermilk Granita {Sweet Life} Citrus season in Texas is our favorite time of the year!! My girls simply can not get enough of these juicy ruby gems.  Ruby red grapefruits make their way into every meal of the day. Fresh squeezed juice for breakfast, ruby segments served alongside lunch, a grapefruit dressing for our salad at dinner and gently coaxed into a dreamy buttermilk […]

Familia Eats: Homemade Flour Tortillas

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  Homemade Flour Tortillas (Mexican style) A classic staple in many Latino households, tortillas are a more than a tasty side, they’re also a great utensil for scooping mouthfuls of your favorite foods!  Whether you’re snacking on chorizo, waking up to a steaming plate of papa con huevo or making a taco with some left […]

Fun Holiday Recipe: Tortilla Snowflakes with Cajeta

Tortilla Snowflakes with Cajeta Looking for a fun holiday recipe to create with the kiddies during the winter months?  Here’s a super simple recipe made with tortillas and cajeta. Cajeta is a thick sweet sauce made from goat’s milk.  The sweetened milk is boiled down until it reaches a deep caramel color.  Cajeta can also […]

Tocabe’s Osage-Inspired Frybread Tacos

©  Sweet Life Tocabe’s Osage-Inspired Frybread Tacos Created out of necessity, frybread is a food that represents both perseverance and pain in American Indian history.  Working with the little available in a changing environment, First Americans developed a recipe that has been proudly passed on from generation to generation.  Learn more. A quick bread, frybread often accompanies a meal, […]