Tex – Mex Bacon Meatloaf

Today’s recipe comes from a reader who has contributed a tasty recipe before. Joan’s recipe today is Tex – Mex Meatloaf. Does that sound great or what? Tex – Mex Bacon Meatloaf You will LOVE how this taste Texas and Mexico flavors in this meatloaf. When you are able to perfect a meatloaf recipe to






Slow Cooker Shepherd’s Pie

For years Tall & Handsome has been extolling the wonders of Shepherd’s Pie. I on the other hand – not so much. I had never delved into the cuisine that conjured up visions of chopped up whatever, eaten while setting amidst a herd of sheep while dressed like a renegade shepherd from the town nativity.






Lip Smacking Good Tamale Pie

As you’ve probably figured out we love ethnic food in the Burch house – especially Mexican and Tex – Mex food. That has a lot to do with the fact I’m married to a native New Mexican. And, if it has green chilies more the better as far as Tall & Handsome is concerned. The






Sloppy Joes

Unofficially summer begins this weekend. We’re a day behind everyone else because our weekend is Sunday and Monday – every week. This weekend is Memorial Day weekend. For many folks this weekend begins the grilling season, but as you well know, Tall & Handsome grills year round. Yes, as the song say, “winter, spring, summer






Tex-Mex Mac

Have you ever wonder what the difference is between Mexican and Tex-Mex or Southwestern food? Well, I have because they seem so similar. But, there are differences. True Mexican food is very simple and depending on the part of Mexico your talking about varies. For instance, beef isn’t very common in Southern Mexico. Chicken and






Chili Pie, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Lately, well since the holidays, and I mean all the way back to Thanksgiving, Tall & Handsome and I’ve been battling bronchitis and walking pneumonia. The rest of the family has too, so the holidays were kind of a bust, but family pulls together the best way they can. I have to give a shout






New Mexico Style Dirty Rice, by Beverly Hicks Burch

May was a super busy month in our house. It’s like Spring blew up and all of a sudden it’s Summer and there is exponentially more to do. We just had a wonderful visit from our “adopted” son and I think we all were worn out by trying to pack as much into the visit