The Cowboy Takes the South by Southwest Casserole – Everytime

Let’s set the stage for this. In your mind play a good Texas two step. Better yet, put on the Gatlin Brothers, The Lady Takes the Cowboy Every time. Now, you have the perfect setting for today’s recipe – and if a recipe could taste like a song, that’s the song I’d pick for today’s






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






Baked Rigatoni with Ricotta, Albacore and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Pasta is on Tall & Handsome’s favorite food list. Loving wife that I am, it’s my job to make pasta dishes in our house as healthy and tasty as possible. My personal preference is light dishes, but T & H loves those creamy heavy classics. We are finding a happy meeting place, especially now that






Awesome Tex – Mex Chicken and Doritos Casserole

For some of my newer readers you might not know how I started food blogging. Here’s some FAQS and trivia about The BamaSteelMagnolia’s Bistro and me. Food blogging came to me almost in an eureka moment. I’ve been cooking for decades – since I was a little girl. And, I’ve been collecting recipes and cookbooks






Chicken Tetrazzini – Done Lite, by Beverly Hicks Burch

A year or so ago Tall & Handsome and I discovered a little cafe we really enjoyed getting take out from. Our favorites were the Spinach Salad and Chicken Tetrazzini. Since the location of the cafe is a little out of the way we don’t get there often so I set about creating replacement dishes






Bev’s Southern Squash Casserole, by Beverly Hicks Burch

As a child, squash is one of those foods you probably liked to slip under the table to the family dog hoping he would be like Mikey and like it. That is every child, except maybe me… I can’t tell you how old I was when I first fell in love with the buttery yellow






Spaghetti Pie, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Are you tired of the same ol’ same ol’? Then today’s recipe ought to fit the "break out of the rut" for you. This dish reminds me of one at a cafe Tall & Handsome and I enjoy. There are some big differences though. If you’re tired of the tomato base pasta dish, read on…