Loaded Cajun Burgers

Little bit of a late lunch. Decided to make a Loaded Cajun Burgers and fries! I made a Chipotle Aioli to go over top and it was a hit! It had just enough kick without being super spicy. Chipotle Aioli: ⅓ cup Mayonnaise  ½ teaspoon Garlic Powder 2 teaspoons Chipotle Powder ———– Cajun Burger: 1Continue reading “Loaded Cajun Burgers”

Boneless Country Ribs with Apple Chutney

I really wanted to give country ribs a try and I wasn’t disappointed! I made an apple chutney to go with it and some mashed potatoes, gravy and sautéed asparagus on the side. The husband whole heartedly approved of dinner! Chutney: 2 cups Apple; cored and chopped 1 cup Red Onion; chopped 1 cup YellowContinue reading “Boneless Country Ribs with Apple Chutney”

Chicken Fajita Salad

I had a hankering for a hearty salad. Chicken Fajita Salad to the rescue! It also works great with shrimp, steak or ground beef/turkey. You can use taco seasoning, but I love using smoky chile powders so I made my own. The Chipotle Ranch can be made by mixing bottled Ranch with Chipotle and SmokedContinue reading “Chicken Fajita Salad”

French Onion Chicken Sandwiches

Dinner tonight for me and my brothers. French Onion Chicken Sandwiches with Rosemary Parmesan Red Potatoes and a side salad. Thumbs up across the board! High praise because my youngest brother is VERY finicky. I briefly fried them, then finished cooking them in the air fryer to cut back on some of the calories. SameContinue reading “French Onion Chicken Sandwiches”

Everything Bagel Deviled Eggs

Is it really a cookout if there aren’t deviled eggs? They’re one of my favorite things to bring to potlucks and they don’t stick around long. I used the base for my Bloomin’ Onion Deviled Eggs and just topped it with homemade Everything Bagel Seasoning instead of French fried onions. They were so tangy andContinue reading “Everything Bagel Deviled Eggs”

Smoky Garlic Herb Pork Chops

Easy peasy dinner tonight! Smoked Pork Chops, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, gravy, side salad and buttered peas using some of my compound butter. 2 large Bone-in Pork Chops 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Tablespoon Italian Herbs 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder 1 teaspoon Smoked Paprika Salt and Pepper to taste Heat your smoker to 350°F. Place theContinue reading “Smoky Garlic Herb Pork Chops”

Air Fryer Sausage & Vegetables

It’s way too hot to crank up the oven, so air fryer to the rescue! It doesn’t get much simpler than this. Chicken Sausages with roasted vegetables. So tasty! You can swap out whatever vegetables you like best, just be sure to briefly boil any root vegetables. This gives them a little head start andContinue reading “Air Fryer Sausage & Vegetables”

Smoked Peppered Elk Steaks

Happy Memorial Day, everyone! This meal is in memory of my brother, Sergeant David Applegate. Smoked peppered elk steaks, roasted onion, air fried bacon Brussels sprouts, asparagus, sautéed mushrooms, sliced tomatoes and corn on the cob. Here’s to you, bro! 2 large Elk Steaks 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 2 Tablespoons Montreal Steak Seasoning 1 teaspoonContinue reading “Smoked Peppered Elk Steaks”

Curried Steak & Vegetable Skewers

These were a huge hit last night! So easy and tasty. 😋 Even my veggie finicky baby brother polished off his plate! Yay! The rice, spring rolls and broccoli also vanished! Steaks: 2 lbs Sirloin Steak; cubed 2 Tablespoons Soy Sauce 1 Tablespoon Green Curry Paste 2 cloves Garlic; Minced ½ teaspoon Black Pepper Vegetables:Continue reading “Curried Steak & Vegetable Skewers”

Cheesy Corn Casserole

Corn overload! 😂 Summer’s here which means the return of fresh sweet corn. I love bringing this dish to cookouts and potlucks. 🤩 3 cups Sweet Corn ¼ cup Onion; chopped 1 can Cream of Corn ½ teaspoon Garlic Powder Salt and Pepper to taste 2 cups Cheddar Cheese; divided Preheat oven to 375°F. InContinue reading “Cheesy Corn Casserole”