Grilled Banana Boats

This has got to be the most fun dessert to make ever. It takes all of six minutes, zero prep time, and is as much of an activity as it is dessert. The best part is that you can customize them a million different ways! Young or old, these are a blast to build and…

Summer Travel Ideas as seen on GMT

Is anybody else dreaming of the english countryside right now or is it just me? Good Morning Texas invited me on the show to discuss summer travel ideas. Watch the segment here and get the details below: Europe It’s actually cheaper to fly to Europe than El Paso from Dallas right now! The trick is…

Buttermilk Scones Four Ways

When Good Day Fox 4 asked me to come on the show to film a royal wedding cooking segment, I knew I needed to whip up some good old fashioned English scones. After all, the Royal Wedding seemed like a great excuse for a sconeapalooza to come with some new variations to my favorite scone!…

Orange Chocolate Chip Scones

What could be a better afternoon treat than an orange chocolate chip scone? If you aren’t a fan of orange and chocolate, feel free to substitute a 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract for the orange zest. These are old fashioned buttermilk scones that don’t require a mixer or rolling pin. It comes together much like…

Cherry Almond Scones

This is the first cousin to my popular Cranberry Vanilla Buttermilk Scones. My Cherry Almond Scones have just enough almond extract to have you wondering what that lovely flavor is but not enough to overpower the cherry. These are great when you want fruity scones but have no fresh fruit on hand. They look so…

Blueberry Lemon Scones

Blueberry lovers, this one’s for you! This bright and cheerful English buttermilk scone is bursting with fresh blueberry flavor. The dough comes together in minutes and they’re delicious warm from the oven or leftover. No rolling pin required! I like to pick buckets and buckets of blueberries in the spring to keep them on hand…

Disney Dinners: Alice in Wonderland

A Mad Hatter-inspired garden party Of all the Disney Dinners, I spent the most time planning Alice in Wonderland. It’s funny that I was so excited about it since I am really not a huge fan of the film or book but I’ve always loved the idea of Wonderland. I hosted Disney Dinners: Alice in…

How to Build a Rose Wall

Y’all should have seen my dad’s face when I told him I was going to need a rose wall for Disney Dinners: Alice in Wonderland. Thought of as Instagram goals and exorbitantly expensive, my dad came up with a way to build a gorgeous rose wall for less than $150! The Rose Table is in no…

Deconstructed Chicken Salad

A whimsical dinner that’s easier than it looks! I just love simple food that looks fancy. Have you ever grilled grapes before? It’s so satisfying. It takes just minutes and they become jammy from the heat and add a juicy smokiness to grilled chicken. It isn’t difficult at all so don’t be scared! The Rose…

Jabberwocky

A refreshing spring cocktail that’s as beautiful as it is tasty! I planned on serving a classic Pimm’s Cup at Disney Dinners: Alice in Wonderland as a nod to the fact that Alice lives in Britain before she tumbles down to Wonderland. However, I was playing with ingredients one day, literally opening bottles of alcohol…