Monday, May 18, 2009

Memorial Day Weekend: Backyard Burgers

As a tribute to my husband, the grill master, I thought I would pass along some delicious recipes for backyard burgers, with a twist. Grill these up for your family this Memorial Day weekend!

You can't go wrong with Chef Bobby Flay's Hamburger with Double Cheddar Cheese, Grilled Vidalia Onion and Horseradish Mustard. Sounds good enough to eat! Visit THIS LINK for the yummy recipe.
Want an alternative to the traditional beef burger? The always adorable Rachael Ray has a delicious solution: Turkey Bacon Double Cheese Burgers with Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce.This juicy burger recipe can be found HERE.
This Family Circle contest winner sounds too good to be true, try the Southern Pimento Cheese Burger... the cheesy, yummy recipe can be found HERE.
Mini burgers are showing up on restaurant menu's all over town... try these Mini Blue Cheese Burgers- a bite sized snack the whole family will love. You can't go wrong with a Barefoot Contessa recipe: HERE. Mmm!
The weather this week is supposed to be beautiful... enjoy a long weekend with good friends, family, and food! And, if you're in the mood to see a beautiful home or two, give me a call on your day off!

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Butch Watterson Team: Current Home Listings

Wherever the dreams of your next home take you... the Butch Watterson Team has a beautiful listing waiting for you!
Homes from the prestigious waterfront neighborhood, Venetian Estates...
Or perhaps you'd like an adorable home in up and coming "Old Sugar Land?"
Perhaps you want to settle your family in one of Fort Bend County's finest neighborhoods: Greatwood, Sienna Plantation, and Cinco Ranch... we have something for everyone.
Sienna Plantation: 5938 Story Book Trail
There's lots more where these came from, if I can be of service at all... please do not hesitate to call, email, or comment:
281.723.7094 or

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Recipe: Strawberry Pretzel Salad

This recipe has been a family favorite for years. It's a great summer treat, easy to make, and always a crowd pleaser.
Strawberry Pretzel Salad
Ingredients & Directions

1- 6 oz. strawberry jello

2 cups hot water

2- 10 oz. frozen strawberries, partly thawed

Dissolve jello in hot water, add frozen strawberries.  Refrigerate until thick (1-2 hrs.).

1- 8 oz. cream cheese

1 cup sugar

1- 8 oz. cool whip

Blend cream cheese, sugar and fold in cool whip.

Mix the following together and pat in 9x13 pan. Bake 400* for 8-10 min.  Cool.

2 cups crushed pretzels

1 stick margarine, melted

2 Tbsp. sugar

Spread cream cheese mixture over crust, sealing edges to keep crust crunchy. 

Spread strawberry mixture over cream cheese and refrigerate over night.

Cut into squares... and ENJOY!

Monday, May 4, 2009

Back in Business.

Hello Family & Friends!

I am very excited to let you know I am back in the Real Estate business! I have joined The Butch Watterson Team with Keller Williams Southwest. This is a team of the finest people … I feel honored to be a part. Together we bring years of real estate experience, providing the highest quality of real estate services possible. And you get 6 people working with you instead of 1!

If you or a friend have a real estate need, please be sure to give me a call. You can be assured of my prompt, personal and professional attention. Be looking for more information coming soon to the Real Estate Blog!