Copycat Houston’s chicken tortilla soup

Since we moved back to Atlanta (and most times we visited prior) one of our favorite restaurants to go to is Houston’s. And besides the ribs…and fries…and house-made veggie burger…and anything else on the menu, our absolute favorite is their chicken tortilla soup.

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Snow-my-goodness…

Well, a lot of the south is hunkering down for a decent amount of snow! That means grocery shelves are empty; if you’re smart, of course, you’ve already gotten your bread, milk and liquor! :)
Here are a few recipes to keep you warm with some pantry staples you already have!

Stay warm, stay safe, and stay off the damn roads, people! We can deal with a butt-load of humidity while keeping our hair large and closer to Jesus – but we aren’t known for being the best drivers in this Yankee slush ;)

And also…watch this hilarious SNL sketch with Buford Calloway on the Atlanta Snow Storm from Saturday Night Live in 2014 on NBC.com – click the photo below.

bufford-calloway

 

Rustic dutch oven bread

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Baked Rigatoni

Vacation Inspiration: Grilled Chicken and Cajun Cream Pasta

And of course, a few cocktail recipes to boot…

Southern Dill Pickle Martini

Grilled Old Fashioned

Some of our best Fall recipes!

Fall means two definite things for us – 1) all of our trees will continuously drop leaves starting now until late May, and 2) we start cooking and baking like we’ll never eat again!

Football season, pumpkin-spiced-everything, and yes, even Christmas is already in some stores. The countdown to cool evenings around the fire pit is on!

If you are in the mood for fall, here are some of our favorite cool-weather recipes!

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