Author: jamjarkitchen

Pumpkin Spice “Nice”cream

When my British husband first moved to Texas a few years ago he was a little baffled about the overwhelming obsession everyone in Texas seemed to have with the Fall season. Especially when it meant families dragging their sweater wearing toddlers to pumpkin patches for photos in 90 degree heat. […]

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Maple Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Fall Veggies

I know that fall doesn’t officially start until September 22nd but y’all, I. am. ready. This year’s Texas summer has seemed especially restricting with all the COVID related closures of indoor activities, especially for the kids and I am ready for some cooler weather and safe outdoor fun. And most […]

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Green Chili Chicken Chili

Try saying that 5 times fast! I have to tell you I have been making a version of this Green Chili Chicken Chili (or White Chicken Chili) for YEARS and up until now, much to the chagrin of friends of family, have never thought to actually write down the recipe. […]

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Asian Green Bean Salad

Over Labor Day weekend we took the kids to the beach with some of my family. Now I typically pack snacks of the cracker variety for such outings so I was surprised when my Aunt Patricia pulled out a giant freezer bag full of marinated green beans from her cooler. […]

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Linguine with Scallops and Cilantro Cream Sauce

Sometimes a recipe just feel meant to be and that is certainly the case with this absolutely scrumptious seafood pasta dish. I completely had something else in mind for dinner but after seeing some beautiful scallops on sale at Sprouts I couldn’t resist. I knew I wanted to pair them […]

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Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan is one of my favorite Italian dishes and while it does require a little TLC to make a truly fabulous version at home I can assure you it is worth it. The key to a really great Eggplant Parmesan is to draw out as much moisture from the […]

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Perfect Pesto

My mother is without a doubt our family’s queen gardener and when her basil plants went crazy this year it seemed like pesto was simply meant to be. And so it was. Homemade pesto is one of my husband’s favorite things in the world to eat so you can imagine […]

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Portobello Mushroom & Goats Cheese Burgers

You will not miss the beef in this delicious vegetarian take on a burger using a portobello mushrooms cap paired with goats cheese, roasted red peppers and baby spinach. A quick and easy meal that is sure to make your meatless Monday something special!

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Braised Red Cabbage & Fennel

Without a doubt this braised red cabbage and fennel recipe is one of my favorite fall side dishes. It’s incredibly easy to throw together, makes a huge pot that can last through the week and tastes fantastic. I love serving it with meat, especially pork, and mashed potatoes and it […]

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