Ginger Orange Chicken Thighs

I grew up eating Orange Chicken that was battered, fried and tossed in a Corn Syrup based sugary sweet sauce. I don’t have much of a sweet tooth, but when I am craving something sweet, I want it naturally sweet with savory notes. The use of fresh squeezed orange juice, ginger, herbs and sesame balanceContinue reading “Ginger Orange Chicken Thighs”

Brown Sugar Bourbon BBQ Meatloaf

This is by far my favorite recipe for meatloaf. I love meatloaf with ketchup, but what about BBQ Sauce? One word. Amazing! It’s a go to for Meatloaf Night. Cheap, quick and its a great way to hide the veggies that picky kids or *cough* younger brothers *cough* refuse to eat. When you have time,Continue reading “Brown Sugar Bourbon BBQ Meatloaf”

Spicy Fried Rice

Fried Rice was one of the first dishes I ever cooked and I’ve made it the same way for over a decade using Minute Rice and a few ingredients. Needless to say, I was getting pretty bored with the same ol’ thing. I decided to revamp it and add some heat! It really hit theContinue reading “Spicy Fried Rice”

Cinnamon Dutch baby with Berry Compote

I’ve been interested in baking a Dutch Baby for years and never got around to making one. I thought it would be a lot harder than it was! The batter is so simple and comes together really easily! The custardy taste of the Dutch Baby went really with the Raspberry, Strawberry and Blueberry Compote! DutchContinue reading “Cinnamon Dutch baby with Berry Compote”

Ham & Vegetable Frittata

Omelettes and Frittatas are one of my favorite ways to start the day! Light, fluffy and packed with flavor! The goat cheese added an awesome creamy tanginess. Ham and Vegetable Frittata 8 large Eggs ½ cup Cheddar Cheese; shredded ½ teaspoon Rubbed Sage ½ Teaspoon Garlic Powder 3 Tablespoons Heavy Cream Salt and Pepper toContinue reading “Ham & Vegetable Frittata”

Air Fryer Fry Bread

Holy wow! The fry bread came out amazingly! Crispy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside! I was reluctant to experiment with fry bread using an air fryer instead of a deep fat fryer, but it turned out brilliantly! They made for some great Fry Bread Tacos! Air Fryer Fry Bread 1Continue reading “Air Fryer Fry Bread”

Leftover Chicken Parm Baked Spaghetti

Cooking for one everyday means I have a LOT of leftovers. I have to get a little creative on leftover night. One box of spaghetti made 3 dishes! Spaghetti Bolognese, Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein and this! Leftover Chicken Parm Spaghetti Bake 4 cups leftover Spaghetti 1 ½ cups Bolognese Sauce 1 cup fresh SpinachContinue reading “Leftover Chicken Parm Baked Spaghetti”

Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Thighs

This is my favorite Asian style dish! it’s sweet, tangy and a hit with the kids! I usually serve it with steamed or fried rice and egg rolls. Homemade teriyaki sauce is far superior to anything you can get off the store shelves. Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Thighs 2 lbs Chicken Thigh; bone-in skin-on — Sauce:Continue reading “Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Thighs”

Bacon and Asparagus Quiche

I haven’t made a Quiche in forever and I forgot how tasty they are! This one is full of vegetables and delicious bacon. It’s a great way to use up eggs and brunch. Yes, please! 1 pre-made Pie Shell — Filling: 5 large Eggs; whisked 1 cup Whole Milk 1 Garlic Clove; minced 1 smallContinue reading “Bacon and Asparagus Quiche”

After Thanksgiving Breakfast Bake

This is my favorite dish to make after thanksgiving night or when I have leftover scalloped potatoes. It’s hearty and kids devour it! If you don’t have any leftover scalloped potatoes and don’t feel like making a batch from scratch, boxed scalloped potatoes are cheap, tasty and work great with this dish. 4 cups leftoverContinue reading “After Thanksgiving Breakfast Bake”