Sriracha Glazed Chicken with Pickled Plum Salad

Spicy Chicken with Pickled Plum Salad

  Notice anything different? I’ll give you a minute to figure it out. If you haven’t figured it out yet you and my husband should meet. I could paint a wall bright purple and it would take him a week to notice.  And, no I don’t think I am exaggerating. In addition to moving servers… 

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Show Us Your Heinz: Hot & Spicy BBQ Oven Smoked Ribs

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This post brought to you by Heinz Ketchup. All opinions are 100% mine. The big game is right around the corner. Are you ready for some football!? Are you ready for some awesome Super Bowl commercials?! I watch the commercial as much as I watch the game. Well, let me be really honest. I watch… 

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Thai Peanut Butter & Bacon Burger

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It’s Memorial Day weekend. The official beginning of summer when we all dust off our grills. This post isn’t a recipe about how to make the perfect burger. This is about toppings on a burger. Forget about ketchup, mustard & pickles. Let’s talk peanut butter, bacon and pineapple. You heard me right. I think I… 

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Green Chile & Goat Cheese Southwest Burger

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After eating takeout for approximately 2 weeks straight I finally got my kitchen unpacked and together.  It took forever to get my kitchen in an order that I was happy with and flowed well.  It was an adjustment moving into a smaller kitchen but in the end I am super happy how it turned out.  In fact… 

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Pastelon Pizza

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Okay, folks, we have made it to the half way point and I mean “we” because I couldn’t have made it to challenge #5 without your help.  This is when things are going to start getting dicey.  I am sure it’s going to be a full on food fight from this point on.  Well, the… 

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Marinated Pork Chops with Mango Pineapple Salsa

Yesterday was a solid 79 degrees and I thought it was time to do something bright, light and full of flavor.  It may still be April but it is feeling like Summer here. Although I am not quite ready to leave the house in shorts yet, for fear of causing an accident by blinding drivers… 

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Sweet Potato and Poblano Salad with Honey and Rosemary Dressing

Last week I got my first issue from my new subscription of Bon Appetit.  I’ve been reading this magazine for sometime now but never subscribed to it.  Instead I opted to pay $4 to $5 a pop for each issue.  Finally I got wise and got a subscription, which is much more economically friendly. This… 

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