Farmer Franny

Food. Farm. Family.

I am a really hungry mom and nurse. I love kids, carbs, and sitting on the back porch havin’ margaritas. We live in Texas where we believe tex-mex is a basic food group and our trucks are part of the family.

Our Favourite Recipes

  • Crazy Bird Lady

    The rumors are true. I don’t know what else to say. The birds are obsessed with my window and I am obsessed with the birds. But they are driving me BATTY.  Real Problems Here is what is going on: we have a large window with a reflective tint on it. Clearly, they are either seeing …

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  • Just a Girl and Her Chicken

    These chicks. When the weather is cool and the days are long, there are chores to do and friends to make. Here’s my confession: I have a bad habit of acquiring (especially chickens) to the farm whenever the occasion arises. This time, I came home with 3 chicks thinking they were going to be for …

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  • Nacho Average Sheetpan Dinner

    Nacho much to do… I’m guilty of occasionally not having time for dinner or sometimes just don’t wanna. I call it a sheet-pan dinner…it’s got all you need lol! Nacho’s consist of all the FDA approved food pyramid-thing. Yeah, right next to margaritas in fruits and vegetable intake. (Psst…it’s funny cause I’m a real life …

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  • Our Favorite Hamburger

    I don’t know what has come over me lately, but I have been longing for some greasy hamburgers. Literally, dreaming for them. Last week I was diagnosed with Covid. I had a fever, congestion, headache, cough, drainage, sore throat, no voice, and was quite miserable for about 3 days. I was so lucky to not …

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  • Chuy’s (copy-cat) Jalapeno Ranch Dip

    Sunny days, boats, sunburns, hangovers, and lost sunglasses. This is what 3-day holidays are made of. The best part is the food! This is the time for letting go and enjoy your time. You’ll be able to welcome any crowd with this copycat Jalapeño Ranch recipe. I laugh because while I was working to perfect …

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  • BIG RED/BIG BLUE ice cream

    “Hey August, you make me miserable.” August in Texas is known to be the most MISERABLE month of the year. If you ask someone from Texas what happened in their life in August, I guarantee they will tell you something indoors. In fact, everything is miserable, even the over-worked A/C units. They just look tired. …

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  • Vinaigrette House Dressing

    The rumors are true. I will drink the extra dressing out of the bowl like a savage. It does make me feel better that my 3 year old son does the same thing. There is something about this dressing that’s addicting. It makes you do funny things. This dressing is an adaptation of Aldi’s off-brand …

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