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Classic Apple Pie

I was born with a sweet tooth, y’all which is obviously a challenge for me with my low carb, diabetic diet. I don’t like sugar substitutes (most of them taste downright awful), and usually, if I’m going to indulge, I just try to account for it, but it’s not a bad thing to have a…

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The 8th Wonder of The World + GIVEAWAY

No, it’s not that 8th wonder, it’s the kind you can drink! Since Bryan and I have moved into the loop, we’ve done a lot more to explore our city. Although we both love beer, breweries (and Battlestar Galactica), we’d never been to 8th Wonder – the craft beer gem of the East End. The “Brew…

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How to Grill The Perfect Chicken

Find out how to enter the giveaway at the end of this post!  Ever had a fear of burning off your eyebrows? Well, I have, and that fear comes from the heat of grilling. I will tell you guys that I’m an absolute novice at grilling. Even coming from a family that is constantly in…

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Sticky Buns

I love it when my house smells like freshly baked pastries, but who doesn’t? That’s why, even though these Sticky Buns are intense work, they are so worth it. This week I had a whole house that smelled like I lived in a bakery! There are two magical things about these babies – using Bourbon…

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chicken-carbonara

Chicken Carbonara

Chicken Carbonara is one of those recipes that you can cook at a moment’s notice. You probably have everything you need for in your pantry, and it is a stunningly simple dish. Bryan and I had friends over a few nights ago, and I made us a huge bowl of Pasta Carbonara (but without the…

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Boozy Strawberry Peach Lemonade

Me loving summer is somewhat of an understatement. I actually love Houston’s sticky weather because it keeps my skin young, and always offers a chance to get some vitamin D! But there’s nothing that I love more than cool cocktails in the hottest months of the year. I especially love Boozy Strawberry Lemonade! I think…

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The perfect steak.

Food 52 has changed the way I think about cooking with their not recipes. To be honest, unless I know I’m writing something to post on Hangry Woman, I actually don’t use a recipe for most dishes I’m making at home. I cook for myself and Bryan, I know what we like, and most times I’m…

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Keto Diet: Creamy Sausage and Kale Soup

I don’t know if you’ve been following along on Instagram and Twitter, but Bryan and I made the decision to embark on the Ketogenic Diet. Being a type-2 diabetic, I have to be so careful and calculated about my carbohydrate intake. I’m insulin resistant and sensitive to carbs. Lately, any little bit has caused huge…

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Sunday Brunch: Chicken and Waffles Edition

In the breakfast battle between waffles, french toast and pancakes, I appreciate each of them in that order. I will pick waffles over any breakfast food (aside from mimosas, if you want to count that as a food). Waffles are just the best – like, who doesn’t like a food that has little compartments to…

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Downtown Hotspots: Osso & Kristalla and Potente

Whether you want a casual evening with friends, or an upscale date night depends on whether you visit Osso & Kristalla, or Potente. Located a few blocks west of Minute Maid Park in Downtown Houston, These restaurants easily fill your cravings for some simple, rustic takes on Italian food. Both restaurants are owned by Jim Crane, the Owner of…

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