About Katie

Katie's love of cooking and eating good food has led her down a path of fun filled friend and family gatherings around the kitchen. She is an Oklahoma Food blogger, TV food personality for Freedom43tv, author of Food Lovers's Guide to Oklahoma and lover of all all the good things of life!

Green Chile Au Gratin Potatoes


What can I say about these Green Chile Au Gratin Potato recipe? Growing up, we used to go to a family restaurant named Bill Knapp's. I knew I had culinary tastebuds because while other kids

Green Chile Au Gratin Potatoes2019-04-10T05:46:18-05:00

The Legendary Orange Sauce


This sauce is life. I am not even KIDDING you. This is Tacolicious Legendary Orange Sauce and legendary pretty much describes it. It's not salsa. It's just...sauce. A sauce made with spicy dried chiles (but

The Legendary Orange Sauce2019-03-25T10:52:41-05:00

Chicken Al Pastor Tacos


I have to tell you. I am super reluctant to share this recipe for Off the Spit Al Pastor Tacos with you guys. It''s kind of like that stingy old grandma who dies with her

Chicken Al Pastor Tacos2019-03-25T10:41:28-05:00

Garden 2019 Update


It's been awhile since I did a garden update. Because ...well it's been winter. After the holiday excitement passes by, it helps that I start getting seed catalogs.  This stirs the inner spirit animal in

Garden 2019 Update2019-02-20T08:53:00-05:00

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars


Chocolate and peanut butter go so well together. My kids and I are the biggest Reeses Peanut Butter Cup fans in the world. In fact, my kids buy each other those giant one-pound versions for

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars2019-02-15T10:38:14-05:00

25 Valentine’s Day Menu Item Ideas


Happy Valentine's Day! I hope you have something special planned for today with your sweetie, your Gal-entine's friends (apparently this is a thing now) or something to just plain treat yourself with. Because loving yourself

25 Valentine’s Day Menu Item Ideas2019-02-15T10:47:00-05:00

Beef Wellington Tart


I've always had a little crush on Beef Wellington. I mean, what's not to love about a beef filet seared then covered with Pâté de Foie Gras (a pate made out of fatty duck liver....trust

Beef Wellington Tart2019-02-12T10:19:02-05:00

Maples Barbecue


I have chased the Maples Barbecue truck down a few times. Sometimes it's not been where I can get to it in time and often it was sold out.  Thank goodness they now have a

Maples Barbecue2019-02-13T09:05:43-05:00

Poke Bowls with Smoked Salmon and Crab Salad


I have had a serious love affair going on with Poke Bowls. Remember my first attempt at making these? I'm not kidding you! I could eat one every other day at least! This latest version features

Poke Bowls with Smoked Salmon and Crab Salad2019-01-17T10:58:45-05:00

Cornbread Sausage Sage Stuffing (Dressing)


  Everyone needs to have a solid stuffing/dressing recipe under their belt. For me, moving to the south brought a revelation to me - there was such a thing as cornbread stuffing. Once I tried

Cornbread Sausage Sage Stuffing (Dressing)2019-01-11T12:14:17-05:00

Garlic Peppers and Onion Hands


If you love to cook like I do you've done one of two things when it comes to garlic, peppers and onions. #1 - You go to your local beauty supply and purchase a box

Garlic Peppers and Onion Hands2018-12-06T14:07:26-05:00