Italian Elk Sausage & Peppers

This is such a quick, simple and amazing recipe! I use elk sausage, but beef, pork or chicken work just as well. The tang of the peppers and the sweetness of the caramelized onions go great with the sausages! You can add pesto for a more herbaceous punch. Elk Sausage and Peppers 2 lbs SmokedContinue reading “Italian Elk Sausage & Peppers”

Baked Sweet & Sour Beef

I haven’t made Sweet & Sour anything in ages! I decided to try it with beef that I floured and baked in the oven. It came out so delicious! I’m definitely making this again. Soon! Baked Sweet & Sour Beef 2 lbs Beef roast; cut into 1” cubes (marinated in spicy mustard, soy sauce, pepperContinue reading “Baked Sweet & Sour Beef”

Smoky Ancho Chicken Quesadillas

I made quesadillas for lunch and they were so quick to make! I wasn’t happy with the tortillas I made last night so I made a second batch. So much better! ❤️ Of course, you can use store-bought tortillas but I highly recommend making them from scratch at least once! Smokey Ancho Chicken Quesadillas AnchoContinue reading “Smoky Ancho Chicken Quesadillas”

Brown Sugar Spice Rubbed Chicken

I made Brown Sugar Spice Rubbed chicken for dinner with roasted root vegetables and it was amazing! I came up with this rub when I first started cooking and to this day in has never let me down. It’s sweet, smoky and so delicious! I’ve had a couple of people tell me that they neverContinue reading “Brown Sugar Spice Rubbed Chicken”

Freezer Shepherd’s Pie

If last week was any indication, then I’ve been a hectic couple of days ahead of me. I decided to make individual portioned freezer Cottage Pies (or Shepherd’s Pie if you’re an American like me) last night that I can toss in the air fryer for 15 minutes and eat. Freezer Shepherd’s Pie • 3Continue reading “Freezer Shepherd’s Pie”

Individual Chicken Pot Pies

Chicken Pot Pie is such an amazing winter dish! It’s warm, rich and so inviting! I make it several times a month and just can’t get enough of it! These tiny servings are so cute and convenient! Be sure that your mugs are oven safe beforehand. Individual Chicken Pot Pie • 2 large Chicken Breasts;Continue reading “Individual Chicken Pot Pies”

Copycat Animal Fries

Ever since I first tried Animal Sauce, I can’t have fries without them! It’s so much better than plain ol’ ketchup and mustard. I’ve been known to dip my burgers and chicken sandwiches in it as well. The mayo tempers the sweetness and the relish adds a vinegary tang. Add bacon and caramelized onions toContinue reading “Copycat Animal Fries”

Copycat Popeye’s Chicken Sandwich

With all the posts about Popeye’s Chicken Sandwiches I was craving a Crispy Bacon Chicken Burger and Animal Fries. The coleslaw was a bit runny, but still incredibly delicious! Copycat Popeye’s Chicken Sandwich 2 Chicken Breasts; pounded to 1″ thickness 3 cups Buttermilk 2 large Eggs; whisked 1 1/2 Cups Flour 1 1/2 Cups BreadcrumbsContinue reading “Copycat Popeye’s Chicken Sandwich”

Sweet and Sticky Teriyaki Chicken Wings

I love making these Sweet and Sticky Teriyaki Chicken Wings! They make a great game day dish for those less inclined to want Spicy wings. Kids love them too! I serve mine with Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles and Fried Plantains with a sweet chili sauce. Baked Sweet & Sticky Teriyaki Wings Servings: 7 Cook Time:Continue reading “Sweet and Sticky Teriyaki Chicken Wings”

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”