Buttermilk Fried Chicken & Jalapeno Cornmeal Waffles with Maple Butter & Sriracha Syrup

W So, what’s so good about chicken and waffles? Well, first of all……..fried chicken! I mean seriously, is there anybody out there that doesn’t like fried chicken? Then there’s waffles, and butter and syrup. I mean, come on! You’ve got the whole sweet and savory thing going on, on the same plate. What’s better than… Continue reading Buttermilk Fried Chicken & Jalapeno Cornmeal Waffles with Maple Butter & Sriracha Syrup

Chicken Burrito Bowls! Quick & Easy!

So, I didn’t notice the one dead piece of cilantro now glaring at me in the picture until after my husband ate the whole plate! Guess what? I’m not perfect! Good news! That means no one has to be perfect in the kitchen to make a fabuloso, fast, family pleasing meal! Ok, confession. A Facebook… Continue reading Chicken Burrito Bowls! Quick & Easy!

Texas Chimichurri, Papas Bravas & Bloody Marys!

This is gonna be a little long-winded, but what do you expect from a Texas gal, right? I’m going on a well deserved vacay and won’t be posting next week, so I thought I would give you a couple of recipes to get you thru the Fourth of July festivities including a Texas style Bloody… Continue reading Texas Chimichurri, Papas Bravas & Bloody Marys!

So Delicious I Just Had To Write About It!

So, I usually only bore you with one blog post per week, BUT, I made this last night and it’s really, really, really delicious, soooooo, I thought it would be a huge injustice if I didn’t share. Was that one exceptionally long run-on sentence? Oh well! I’m really turned on by this dish for several… Continue reading So Delicious I Just Had To Write About It!

Chicken Piccata

Ciao! I’ve been promising this recipe for some time now, so I’m finally making good on my promise! Italian food is probably my specialty. I’ve been accused of having Italian blood running thru my veins, but nope, nada, not a drop (unless someone isn’t telling me something I should know!). And, Chicken Piccata is one… Continue reading Chicken Piccata

Inaugural Post

Welcome to ChefAbilities! Want to learn to cook all that minimalistic fancy, schmancy restaurant food with microgreens and foam all over it? No? Me neither! Come on, who eats like that? I’m a Texas gal and down here, we EAT! This blog will hopefully guide you thru some cooking basics, teach you some recipe awesomeness… Continue reading Inaugural Post