Buffalo Chicken Wraps

I’ve been working on this website for seven months and I’m loving it more and more with every recipe I post! I’m trying new things when I can, but mostly sharing my recipe box full of treats.  During this time I’ve discovered I love desserts!! Of the 78 recipes I’ve posted, 32 of them are desserts!  So…in an attempt to break my cycle … Continue reading

Plum Balsamic Chicken

It’s seems as if I’m always cooking chicken, which is a great outlet for my culinary experimenting–every meal I create is new and better than the last! I prefer to braise or poach poultry because the chicken is always moist and flavorful and it’s nearly impossible to over-cook the meat using such a method. This recipe for braised chicken is Asian … Continue reading

Chicken Enchiladas

When enjoying margaritas on these hot summer days, you need something more than chips and salsa to satisfy your mexi-cravings! These homemade enchiladas require no seasoning packet, simply tomatoes and chile powder! Ingredients 1 can crushed tomatoes (14.5 oz) 1 pound chicken thighs – seasoned with S & P 2 teaspoons chile powder – divided … Continue reading

Rustic Rigatoni

This recipe–like every other–is extremely versatile! I’ve created a yummy pasta sauce using a can of crushed tomatoes and spicy Italian sausage. Now feel free to customize your dinner with the veggies and pasta you prefer! Ingredients 1/2 pound uncooked rigatoni 1/2 pound ground Italian sausage 1 bell pepper – sliced 1 onion – chopped 1 … Continue reading

Chicken N’ Rice

This recipe reminds me of my childhood dinners! In retrospect, it seems as if my mother made this simple dinner about once a week, probably because it’s ‘lick your plate’ good! Ingredients 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast 1 tablespoon salt & pepper – each 2 teaspoons paprika 6 tablespoons butter 1 cup onion – diced 1 … Continue reading

Fresh Pizza Dough

Making pizza dough is easy if you have the time to let the dough rise! Since most of you will be relaxing on Memorial Day, I figured you’d like this messy project to enjoy on your Monday fun-day! Making fresh dough is so rewarding and the outcome is always better than delivery. So go ahead, create your favorite … Continue reading

Pimento Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup

Homemade pimento cheese is so simple and way more delicious than any store-bought alternative. Serve on yummy sandwiches or as a dip for crackers and vegetables. Pimento Cheese Ingredients 3/4 cup mayonnaise 7 oz jar diced pimento – drained 1 teaspoon grated onion 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 8 oz extra-sharp cheddar cheese – grated 4 oz monetary … Continue reading

Chicken and Dumplings

It’s been forever since I enjoyed a nice bowl of chicken and dumplings. If fact, my wife has been begging me to get in the kitchen and make her a large pot of yumminess for quite a while now! Together we devoured this delicious southern meal and had plenty leftover! I hope you enjoy this tasty … Continue reading

Barbecue Chicken Panini

I love hot sandwiches! I’ll take a hoagie, a french dip, a Philly cheesesteak or a Panini any day! This recipe for barbecue chicken requires only four ingredients and can be served as-is or on a yummy sandwich! Ingredients 4 skinless chicken thighs 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup barbecue sauce 1/2 cup water 4 loaves pita bread Directions … Continue reading

Red Rice & Sausage

This southern staple is full of flavor! Here’s a simple recipe using basic ingredients you probably already have in the pantry! Ingredients 1 1/2 cups uncooked long grain rice 2 tablespoons butter 15 slices smoked beef sausage 1/4 cup onion – chopped 1/4 cup green bell pepper – diced 2 cups chicken broth 14.5 oz can crushed … Continue reading