Favorite Football Foods- SCORE!

If your oilfield man is anything like mine we live, eat, sleep, and breathe football in our home from August to February. Living in Colorado, we obviously bleed blue and orange, but on Saturdays we are a household full of Peanut Heads!  Football, in a way, brings our little oilfield family together; everyone has their […]

The Oilfield Cafe: Wash Day Beans and Rice

Living in a camper not be the most traditional of lifestyles, but I do happen to be a traditionalist about some things. Doing the wash on Monday happens to be one of them. With all the carrying, washing, drying, folding and putting away that has to be done I like to cook a simple meal […]

The Oilfield Cafe: Hawaiian Nachos

Serve these at your 4th of July celebration, or for any summer get-together! We eat these nachos for dinner, but they’re also great for lunch, or as an appetizer. This recipe was inspired by my husband’s Hawaiian heritage, and our love for Mexican food. Let me tell you, it. is. DELICIOUS. Total time: 20 minutes […]

The Oilfield Cafe: Bacon Ranch Foil Packet Potatoes

  (Photo credit: Unknown) I don’t know about y’all, but summer means grilling season in our household. Hubby is a master with a charcoal grill and I’m always looking for yummy sides to pair with his delicious steaks or ribs. I found this potato recipe while surfing around Facebook the other day and decided to […]

The Oilfield Cafe: Peppered Pineapple Pizza

Say that ten times fast! This pizza gets its pie-cred from roasted red peppers, sweet pineapple, and a sprinkle of feta cheese. Total time: 30 minutes | Makes 4 servings (2 slices per serving) Ingredients: 2 tsp olive oil 1/2 cup organic pasta sauce 1 cup diced pineapple Salt, to taste Pepper, to taste Basil (dried or […]

The Oilfield Cafe: Mustard-BBQ Sandwiches

Total time: 30 minutes | Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 2 cups boiled chicken, shredded 2 cups shredded coleslaw mix 4 tsp. apple cider vinegar 2 tsp. sugar 1/2 cup barbecue sauce 1/4 cup yellow mustard 1/4 tsp. black pepper 4 dinner-sized hamburger buns or sandwich rolls, split Instructions: Mix shredded chicken with the barbecue sauce […]

The Oilfield Cafe: Best-Ever Chex Mix

I live for Chex Mix. Not the kind you buy from the grocery store, the homemade kind overflowing with buttery, crunchy goodness. If I had one food to live off of forever, this recipe just might be it. One of the only good things I ever received from my mother-in-law (besides my husband, of course!) […]

The Oilfield Cafe: Pineapple Chicken

  One day a few weeks ago, my husband came home from his two-week hitch raving about some pineapple chicken a friend’s wife had made for them and carrying a bowl for of leftovers for me. Pineapple? And chicken? Together?! Disgusting! He promised me that I would love it and be begging for more. I […]

What’s for Dinner?

If there is one question I dread more than any other it would have to be, “What’s for dinner?” As soon as those words are spoken, my entire mood changes and I think, “Ugh. Here we go again.” I usually hear this when Hubby is on days off, as our daughter isn’t hard to please […]