Oilfield Cafe: Banana Chocolate Muffins

There’s nothing better on a blustery fall afternoon than being warm and toasty inside the kitchen and baking muffins with your daughter. ¬†There were actually two reasons behind our baking session 1) Dad comes home tomorrow and we like to have fresh baked goodies on hand when he arrives. 2) My daughter is learning fractions […]

Oilfield Cafe: Super Fast, Super Easy, Super Quesadillas

When my Hot Oil Man is gone, I don’t like to spend too much time in the kitchen. ¬†Actually, between home school, housework, the kids’ extracurriculars and everything else going on, I just don’t have time to spend in the kitchen. When dinner sneaks up on me and I need something quick (quick and kid […]

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 […]