Jerk Chicken Gyros

Last night’s (and tonight’s) dinner. Jerk Chicken Gyros. ❤️ I normally cook them on the smoker, but my handy-dandy skillet did the trick. I used up the last of my Jerk Seasoning mix, so it’s definitely time to make some more. 💕 Jerk Chicken Gyros Servings: 4 Prep Time: 8 Hours Cooking Time: 15 MinutesContinue reading “Jerk Chicken Gyros”

Smokey Cajun Shrimp Pasta

My baby brother wanted shrimp and I wanted pasta. I’ve seen Cajun Shrimp Pasta before and figured you can’t go wrong with cajun spices, smoked shrimp, pasta and a cream sauce. ❤️ So, here’s my take. Naturally it has bacon and smoked paprika. 😂  Smokey Cajun Shrimp Pasta Servings: 5 Cooking Time: 45 Minutes Pasta:Continue reading “Smokey Cajun Shrimp Pasta”

Tomato Rabbit & Mushroom Stew

I was going to make Hasenpfeffer with some leftover smoked rabbit, but was missing some crucial ingredients. Bummer! I still made a stew because it’s really cold and grey here. You can also make this recipe with chicken with phenomenal results. ❤️ Tomato Rabbit & Mushroom Stew Servings: 5 Cooking Time: 1 Hour 15 MinutesContinue reading “Tomato Rabbit & Mushroom Stew”

BBQ Bacon Beef Sliders

Finally! The BBQ bacon sliders! 😂 I was going to make them yesterday, but got home from work around midnight and was too exhausted to eat. So today’s the day! I only needed 1 pound of bacon, so naturally I baked 5 pounds. Because…bacon. Duh. 😆 BBQ Bacon Beef Sliders Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 40Continue reading “BBQ Bacon Beef Sliders”

Baked Bean Burgers

Day 13 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge I had to run errands on my lunch/dinner so I couldn’t get home to eat. Finally home and whipped up a few quick burgers. As a kid I used my burger to scoop up the beans, but now I just pile it right on top. 😂 Served withContinue reading “Baked Bean Burgers”

Jerk Chicken Skewers

I made enough of the spice mixture to fill the mason jar, it was that good! I prepped all the skewers last night, then just threw them on my griddle for lunch. Served with steamed rice and sautéed Cinnamon Butter Sweet Potatoes, they’re a quick, low calorie, high flavor supper!  Jerk Chicken Skewers Servings: 2Continue reading “Jerk Chicken Skewers”

Baked Sweet Heat Spare Ribs

Dinner tonight. More ribs! This time Sweet Heat Baked Ribs. Yes, BAKED! They were so tender! Served with Green Bean Casserole, Loaded Broccoli Baked Potatoes, Cornbread Bake and buttered rolls. Baked Sweet Heat Spare Ribs Servings: 6 Cooking Time: 5 hours 1/4 cup Olive Oil 1 large clove Garlic; finely minced 1/2 teaspoon Onion PowderContinue reading “Baked Sweet Heat Spare Ribs”

Sweet and Sticky Asian Style Ribs

I found a heck of a deal on ribs! These turned out brilliantly! They are so sticky, sweet and delicious, plus that smoke flavor. Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein and Sesame Braids make amazing sides for this family favorite. If you don’t have a smoker or grill, you can slow roast them in your ovenContinue reading “Sweet and Sticky Asian Style Ribs”

Crispy Grilled Elk Tacos

These delicious little tacos really hit the spot! I normally double up my tortillas, but they held up brilliantly when frying and didn’t need any extra structural support. 😂 The marinade is key to perfectly tender elk meat, as this was an old bull and his meat was a bit on the tough side. CrispyContinue reading “Crispy Grilled Elk Tacos”

Spicy Orange Honey Pork Chops

Labor Day brought a feast! These Spicy Orange Honey Pork Chops came together remarkably fast and they were a hit. Served them with a Cauliflower & Broccoli Cheddar Bake, Cheese & Wild Rice Stuffed Mushrooms, Loaded Mash Potato Bake, Hawaiian Mac Salad, Sweet Heat Cornbread Muffins and Bloomin’ Onion Deviled Eggs! Needless to say, everyoneContinue reading “Spicy Orange Honey Pork Chops”