Abuelita’s Flautas

For my bridal shower the party asked each guest to bring a favorite recipe to share with me.  It could be anything; desserts, main dishes, sides, family secrets, etc…!  I am so grateful they did this as I now have a bunch of family favorite recipes to discover.   When the recipe from my Abuelita came [...]

Hot + Spicy Shrimp w/ Grits

This recipe comes from my husband’s grandpa.  The family would make it for pool parties dating way back.  I was fortunate to join in on the festivities as of 2007 and try this yummy concoction.  No one ever measured anything; it’s prepared by eyeing it.  I’ve done my best to recreate the dish with measurements [...]

Horn Cookies

Horn cookies are a staple in my husband’s family for as long as they can remember.  Stories of Grandma Erica circle around every Christmas.   Stories about how she had the kids take turns mixing the dough with a wooden paddle and had them patiently form each little cookie instead of making a couple big ones.  [...]