Today I’m sharing one of my favorite recipes and something that is a big part of my culture: haystacks. The variations on this haystack recipe are endless, and it makes an easy, tasty, and versatile meal. A haystack consists of layers of ingredients. Prepare the ingredients that comprise each layer separately, set them […]
Recipes RSS feed for this section
Meal prep. Two words that towered in front of me like the Great Wall of China. I’m a mom. I have two kids less than two years apart and work full time. How the heck does anyone expect me to take the time to make my meals for the week and have them pre-packaged in […]
I hope y’all had time to perfect that chip recipe I posted last month. Today, I have a follow up post: Mom’s Must-Have Salsa. Now, I know what you’re thinking, “it’s the RGV. Everyone knows how to make pico de gallo…” Maybe so. But this, my friends, isn’t just pico de gallo. It’s my mom’s […]
Welcome to my home cooking post! I am hoping to make a post about food at least once a month. But let’s be honest, it will probably be only once a year, because LIFE. If your family is anything like mine, we run through chips. More specifically, corn chips — you know, the kind you […]
The RGV Moms have partnered with Instacart to bring awareness of this grocery delivery service to the Rio Grande Valley and offer an exclusive coupon code for our readers. Which of these mom-types are you? We narrowed down the top 5 moms who need Instacart in their life. New Mom? Too Much Going On Mom? […]
Here are our favorite recipes for making slime at home with the kids! Go grab some glue and get those hands sticky, we mean slimy!
If you’re like me, you strongly oppose the idea that Valentine’s is an over-rated holiday created by the retail industry to make us buy things we don’t need — or that it’s an excuse to eat an insane amount of heart shaped candies and chocolates. Not to mention the flowers and cards we have to buy, […]
Turkey, ham, mash potatoes, yams, pecan pie, pumpkin pie, dinner rolls… those are just a few of my favorite Thanksgiving things. But let’s be honest— mama needs a little help with all that! A few years ago, I took on the task of cooking my family’s Thanksgiving meal. It gave me great pride knowing that I […]
Long gone are the days of putting off a meal for hours. Now, I’m cooking for three tiny humans. Today, it was cheeseburgers with spinach!
Cooking a 15-pound turkey is no joke. I would know— my husband just cooked one for Thanksgiving. Of course, after all his hours of basting, I graciously volunteered to take the next holiday. Which left me in charge of the Christmas ham. Here’s what I love about ham: It’s delicious. Also, it’s EASY. Since my in-laws are in town this week, we […]