Tex Mex Chili Caviar

Want something fast?! This Tex Mex Chili took me under 20 minutes to make and it tasted so good! I was sitting at home and got a craving for Ranch Style Beans! I don’t often crave Ranch Style Beans so I called the Mister and asked him to stop at the store for a can.Read more

Try It Out Thursday: Italian Wedding Soup

Try it Out Thursday Try It Out Thursday is dedicated to recipes, products or ideas that I find on Pinterest or receive in my e-mail. I tend to “pin” and save a lot of recipes and craft ideas and never try them so I decided that this will help me wade through the many pins andRead more

Ramen Noodle Soup

It may be 100 + degrees outside but that doesn’t mean I don’t want soup almost weekly. Soup makes this lady VERY HAPPY! Here in South Texas we stay pretty darn hot all the way til late September until our first “cool” front moves in and we get down to 80 degrees. I told aRead more

Mushroom Stroguignon

Mushroom Stroguignon. What is THAT, you ask? It is my meatless version of Beef Bourguignon and Beef Stroganoff. As I was cooking and plating I thought, this recipe is basically bourguignon and stroganoff combined. I had fun making and re-creating this recipe. I adapted  Smitten Kitchen’s Mushroom Bourguignon. Mushroom Stroguignon 240z package Baby Bella Mushrooms,Read more

Black Friday is OVER!

Black Friday is over and I’m grateful that it is. Now, I can have my hubby back. Having a husband in retail during the holidays is not going to be fun. I can feel it in my bones! Speaking of bones, I bought a JAWBONE this evening. Trying to figure it out. Any tips? IRead more

Today is Thanksgiving

As you read this post, it is Thanksgiving day. The Mister and I have woken up early to get the turkey in the oven and my house is clean and we are lying around in our pajamas just waiting until around 10AM to heat the food that was prepared late last night. Hopefully it didRead more

~2 Year Blogiversary Giveaway~

Next Thursday, My Kitchen Is Open will be celebrating 2 years of being a part of the world wide blogosphere!   To celebrate, I’ll be hosting a giveaway for, in my opinion, a prized cookbook, ONE beautiful copy of  “The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays.” The giveaway starts today, November 15th, 2013  andRead more

Cool front season?

Today we had our first 50 something degree cool front and it was beautiful outside. I could’ve been outside all day long! The high today was 66. If you’re not from Deep South Texas you will never understand why we appreciate these temperatures. I love this weather because I get to wear leggings, scarves andRead more