Category: Southwest

Citrus and Tequila-Glazed Chicken Thighs

Citrus and Tequila-Glazed Chicken Thighs

A decades-long subscription to Bon Appétit inspired this citrusy and piquant take on the ever-moist chicken thigh.

Glover Gardens “Everything Rub” – Make It Now and Keep It On Hand for … Everything!

Glover Gardens “Everything Rub” – Make It Now and Keep It On Hand for … Everything!

Spicy, slightly sweet and “southwest tasting”, this versatile rub is a winner! Use it in a variety of ways, or make a big batch for gifts from the kitchen.

Grace by the Sea – Winelight | encouraging others through tough times

Grace by the Sea – Winelight | encouraging others through tough times

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Chipotle Chicken Salad

Chipotle Chicken Salad

Quick and easy Chipotle Chicken Salad is a great for a tailgate party while also being a foodie-worthy appetizer.

Creamy Jalapeño Dip, AKA Stephanie’s Green Dip – Great for Game Day

Creamy Jalapeño Dip, AKA Stephanie’s Green Dip – Great for Game Day

My colleague and friend Stephanie makes the most marvelous dip, and we pester her to bring a batch to us at least monthly.  It’s ‘formal’ name is Creamy Jalapeño Dip, but we mostly refer to it as Green Dip.  And sometimes, Crack Dip (because it’s addictive). […]

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with a Hint of Cumin

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with a Hint of Cumin

Simple, creamy butternut squash soup that even vegetable haters will eat.

Avocado and Arugula Tostadas

Avocado and Arugula Tostadas

Avocado and Arugula Tostadas are a quick and easy but still satisfying dish for the long hot days of summer.

What’s in a Name? Turkey Cevap on a Pita

What’s in a Name? Turkey Cevap on a Pita

The Bosnian national dish, cevap, reimagined with ground turkey and Southwest spices.

Spring is Here: Grilled Asparagus and Salmon

Spring is Here: Grilled Asparagus and Salmon

It’s a gorgeous spring-came-early evening here in southeast Texas and the Grill-Meister and I are celebrating it by making dinner in the outdoor kitchen. Nothing fancy, just dishes that remind us of spring that we’ve made dozens of times and have already been captured here […]

Throw-Down Side: Quick and Easy Black Bean Salad

Throw-Down Side: Quick and Easy Black Bean Salad

Sometimes we need a super-quick, super-easy side dish.  Here’s one you can make in 5 minutes, if you have Pico de Gallo on hand.  I make it when I’m serving a meal that already requires the brightness of fresh Pico.  The Grill-Meister says that Pico de […]

High-Temp Eye of Round Roast Faux-Fajitas

High-Temp Eye of Round Roast Faux-Fajitas

A Fajita Craving When we’re at Little House in the Rockies, sometimes we have to substitute ingredients and combine things we wouldn’t ordinarily put together.  We were in the mood for fajitas on this trip but the country grocery store didn’t have skirt steak, so I […]

Winter?  What Winter?  I’m Making Chili with Peppers from the January Garden

Winter? What Winter? I’m Making Chili with Peppers from the January Garden

When the holidays are over, I’m ready for winter to be over.  I’m also ready for someone to volunteer to put away the Christmas decorations… But we haven’t really had winter here at Glover Gardens this year, at least not yet.  I’m making chili today, […]

Gift from the Kitchen:  Zippy Southwest

Gift from the Kitchen: Zippy Southwest

Zippy Southwest is a wonderful spice mix and a quick and easy gift from your kitchen.

A Fresh Take on a Classic:  Glover Gardens Chili

A Fresh Take on a Classic: Glover Gardens Chili

Glover Gardens Chili: quick ‘n easy, spicy, fresh, and chock-full of protein.

Glover Gardens Salsa

Glover Gardens Salsa

I might be a Condiment-aholic.  I love-love-love condiments. Especially those with southwest flavors.  One of the simplest, oldest and best of the southwest condiments is salsa. I found a wonderful fresh salsa recipe years ago in a cookbook called Jane Butel’s Southwestern Kitchen, her Garden […]

Fiesta Grilled Shrimp Dip

Fiesta Grilled Shrimp Dip

At Glover Gardens, summer brings lots of grilled shrimp, and sometimes we have leftovers. This creamy, spicy dip is quickly assembled and makes the most of leftover grilled shrimp and is the perfect appetizer for a summer barbecue.


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