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”

Baked Pesto Caprese Chicken

Amidst the doom and gloom, there’s a glimmer of happiness! Look what finally arrived! In celebration, I made one of my favorite dishes from my new book. I didn’t have any fresh basil, so I used homemade Pesto instead. Served with Fondant Potatoes, Garlic Herb Flatbread and a light salad! Pretty sure if I ateContinue reading “Baked Pesto Caprese Chicken”

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”

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”

Smoked Pot Roast

My apartment still smells incredible. This is hands down my favorite Pot Roast recipe! Smoked Pot Roast Beef Roast 4 pound Beef Chuck Roast 1/4 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon Paprika 1 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper 2 teaspoons Seasoned Salt 1 teaspoon Black Pepper 1 teaspoon Onion Powder 2 Tablespoons Italian Herbs 3 garlic cloves; gratedContinue reading “Smoked Pot Roast”