Recipes

February 17, 2019

This marinade is friggin' deeeeeeeliiiicious!  Tons of flavor!  Bright! Savory! Smoky

I marinated chicken with this recipe but you can use this with pork, fish or veggies!  

This recipe sings on the grill and is even better the next day....

November 18, 2018

Yield: 2 dozen cookies

This is my childhood packed into one glorious chewy, choc-tastic, peanut buttery cookie! 

No bakes baby! Apparently this is definitely a Midwest thing.  None of my Southern peoples heard of it. 

What's amazing about it is that it's so easy to m...

November 10, 2018

Ever made a dish soooOOOoooo good you had to do a few hip thrusts?  No? Never? Hmmmm first time for everything I suppose.  :)

I wanted chili; the wife hates beans.  Saw a show where the chef was doing a beanless chili (aka Texas Chili) So I made my own chili s...

November 10, 2018

No good chili can be made without a banging blend!  Here's the blend I made for my Texas Style Chili.  It's smoky, packed with umami and will bring great color and flavor to any dish. 

The secret to this blend?  Sazón baby! 

Adds color and that "yum-yum get you...

December 8, 2017

Now I know what you're thinking....VeGaN????  How can caramel sauce be vegan?  Trust me, it can!  It's super easy and you can't tell the difference between my recipe and the traditional. 

The trick is fat!  You need the right amount of fat to stand up to...

November 24, 2017

Once upon a time not long ago...... I was a vinegar slinger for McClary Bros.  These vinegar mixers, called Shrubs, are friggin' deeeeeelicious!  Now don't get me wrong, I LOVE a good cocktail!  However, the flavor profile of these Shrub mixers are not only meant to be...

November 3, 2017

Lucky for me, I wrote down what I did with this recipe!  It is super flavorful and tender.  I think these are the perfect addition to any dish.  The flavor profile of these meatballs will work well with any sauce you put it up against.  Alfredo, marinara, garlic butter...

October 10, 2017

How to make butternut squash hummus without being too basic?  You know what I mean by basic, right?  Pumpkin spice latte, ugg boots, black leggings, Northface vest?  No pumpkin spice here snitches!  Or Tahini which is critical for hummus.  I ran out. So I went flavor f...

September 16, 2017

Black lentil stew. Inspired by this recipe from Smitten Kitchen! So much flavor! 

If you follow the recipe and do the extra items outlined below, you'll get what I made in the photo. 

Add:

  • 1 c. - Carrots: sliced rounds

  • 1 c. - Celery: small dice

  • 1 heaping Tbs...

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