Swiss Macaroni and Cheese

Mac and cheese. Is there any other more comforting food in this world? Anything that sticks to your ribs in the best of ways leaving you feeling filled and content with life?

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Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

I would like to add cookies to the list of foods that everyone should know how to make from scratch. I mean, really if you can’t figure out how to bake cookies then you’ve got bigger issues at hand. It’s not the cookies fault that you’re incompetent. Sure, maybe your first batch won’t come out great, maybe not even your second or third, but that’s why you have to start practicing now. You never know when the time will come when freshly baked cookies are needed.

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Supporting Your Local Artists

I don’t do this very often… But a good friend of mine has made it to the top 26 in designs for a hollywood production, all he needs now is for people to like his design on facebook! I wouldn’t be supporting this if I didn’t think his design was truly one of the best and I’m sure most of you love supporting the locals!

Here is the link, and be sure to tell your friends to like the photo as well!

Venison Tacos with Chimichurri Sauce

You know you’re from Texas when you have a main fridge, a back fridge, and two giant freezers filled with local game and gulf coast fish. Too much? Nah. Some people prepare for long cold winters but I think here in Texas we prepare more for the long hot summers than anything else. With hunting season in the fall, it makes sense.

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Blueberry Ricotta Coffee Cake

How is everyone today?

Has everyone been having a great summer? Filled with the laughter of children, too much sun, frequent ice cream runs and endless fun?

Yeah, I haven’t either.

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Shredded Beef with Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes

It really doesn’t get much better than a piece of meat that’s been slow cooking for hours. Whoever said that roast beef was bad either ate some that wasn’t cooked right or is an complete idiot.

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Chocolate Hazelnut Crunch Cake

Growing up everyone always told me to relax and find something I truly enjoy doing and do it to my full potential. The whole, if you love what you’re doing you’ll never work a day in your life, sort of thing.

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Cauliflower Puree

So did anyone watch the X-Games here in Austin this past weekend?

I had the amazing opportunity to actually go to the X-Games and be a photographer which was probably one of the coolest experiences. I’ll write more about that later on in a recap post, but the X-Games is indeed insane. 

I mean look at Tom Schaar. He’s 14 and he won gold in the mens big air. I just can’t get over that.

The tricks these athletes can do are incredible and the fact that most, if not all, of these guys are so humble is inspiring. Every single one of them were so nice and really cheered each other on. It’s something great to see when watching sports competitions.

Now to the food. This puree was first meant to be sort of like cauliflower alfredo but due to the fact that I probably didn’t put in nearly enough liquid it turned out to be more like a puree than anything. The flavor was great though and it’s an awesome nutrition packed alternative to the regular old mashed potatoes.

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