Copycat Panda Express Sweet Fire Chicken

Day 16 of my 8 week Pantry Challenge! I almost caved and ordered Panda Express. I REALLY wanted their Sweet Fire Chicken, Broccoli Beef and Fried Rice. 😂 But then I remembered that it costs $12/plate and I have what I need to make it for around $5. You can use bottled Sweet Chile SauceContinue reading “Copycat Panda Express Sweet Fire Chicken”

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”

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”

Sweet Heat Cornbread Muffins

I love making this cornbread recipe. The combination of sweet and heat can’t be beat! It’s slightly cake-like on the inside with a wonderfully crunchy crust. If you aren’t a fan of hot foods, substituting the jalapeños for bell peppers is a great option. They go great with the honey! I love serving them warmContinue reading “Sweet Heat Cornbread Muffins”

Sweet Chile Cornbread

This is one of my all time favorite cornbread recipes! I love a, pardon my French, moister cornbread with some sweetness and some…heatness? It’s an amazing combination! Using canned Green Chiles doesn’t make it too spicy, so if you’d like to ramp up the heat try some diced jalapeños! I’ve found that using yellow cornContinue reading “Sweet Chile Cornbread”

Smoked Buffalo Wings

It’s a family tradition to make wings once a week and it’s something the whole family looks forward to! My family always uses Frank’s Hot Sauce and I wanted to see if I could come up with something similar with a fresh twist. They came out great! Smoked Buffalo Party Wings 2 lbs hot peppersContinue reading “Smoked Buffalo Wings”

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”