One Skillet Hawaiian Huli-Huli Chicken

Speed round! I only had an hour and a half before work and I really really wanted Huli Huli Chicken and Sweet Rice. Aloha! 🏖 I much prefer this dish grilled versus baked. The delicious char adds an amazing nuanced flavor that you just can’t get in the oven. If you’re grilling it, simply cookContinue reading “One Skillet Hawaiian Huli-Huli Chicken”

Orange Honey Hot Wings

Baked Orange Honey Hot Wings for a late lunch! 💕 They turned out delicious! Popping them back in the oven to caramelized the sugars in the orange juice and honey was a game changer! Baked Orange Honey Hot Wings • 2 lbs Chicken Wings• 1/2 cup Cornstarch• Garlic Powder, Salt and Pepper to taste •Continue reading “Orange Honey Hot Wings”

Caprese Chicken Sandwich

This is one of my favorite sandwiches! ❤️ The pairing of chicken and pesto is a match made in heaven and they’re so easy to make! I always serve mine with Sweet Potato Fries and a light salad. Caprese Chicken Sandwich • 2 large Chicken Breasts• Salt and Pepper to taste• Pinch of Garlic Powder•Continue reading “Caprese Chicken Sandwich”

Margarita Grilled Shrimp

I love Shrimp! I’m not a huge seafood fan, but shrimp is definitely something that I regularly indulge in. Grilled or smoked being my favorite cooking methods. This dish goes brilliantly with Cilantro Lime Rice or Grilled Veggies! Margarita Grilled Shrimp • 2 lbs raw Jumbo Shrimp Marinade• 3 large Limes; juiced and zested• 2Continue reading “Margarita Grilled Shrimp”

Chicken Fried Elk Steak

I went into a food coma and couldn’t post the Chicken Fried Elk Steaks with Mushroom Gravy, Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Steamed Broccoli from last night. 🤣 Chicken Fried Elk Steaks 4 large Elk Steaks or Chops Salt and Pepper to taste 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder 1/2 teaspoon Smoked Paprika 2 Eggs; whisked 1/4 cupContinue reading “Chicken Fried Elk Steak”

Smoked Pesto Salmon

Nothing like some smoked Salmon topped with homemade Pesto, Green Beans tossed in olive oil and Parmesan with toasted almonds and Mushrooms braised in balsamic vinegar! Smoked Pesto Salmon 1 cup Basil Pesto 1 large Salmon Filet 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil Salt and Pepper to taste Preheat smoker or grill to 250°F. Place the filetContinue reading “Smoked Pesto Salmon”

Pesto Turkey Panini

Honey Smoked Turkey with Pesto Mayo is such an amazing combination! Add fresh veggies to the equation and you’ve the makings of a filling, wholesome meal! If you don’t have a panini press you can use two cast iron skillets. The first one on the heat source and the second one helping to press theContinue reading “Pesto Turkey Panini”

Dry Rubbed Smoked Ribs

I grew up eating and loving these ribs. I’ve altered the tried and true recipe to suit my personal tastes, and I think the brown sugar allows for an even crispier bark! It’s amazing served with Baked Macaroni & Cheese, Red Beans & Rice and Scalloped Potatoes. Dry Rubbed Smoked Ribs 1 rack of BabyContinue reading “Dry Rubbed Smoked Ribs”

Whoa Nelly! Burger

Smoked Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Bacon Burgers with homemade French fries and fry sauce. The burgers were stuffed with cheddar and topped with Swiss and the brioche bun was dipped in bacon drippings and broiled until crispy. Oh boy! (And that’s homemade Macaroni Salad in the background). Whoa Nelly! Burger Beef Patty: 2 lbs AngusContinue reading “Whoa Nelly! Burger”

Raspberry Glazed Smoked Elk Steaks

Unfortunately the elk was an old bull, so the meat was tough. I had to marinate it for 7 hours in a high acid mixture to break up the tough muscle fibers. It was so worth it and made for an excellent binder for the seasoning rub! Raspberry Glazed Elk Steaks Marinade 1/2 cup DijonContinue reading “Raspberry Glazed Smoked Elk Steaks”