Fried Rice Balls

So…I messed up. I didn’t rinse my rice well enough for the fried rice I made as a side to go with the Teriyaki Pork Chops from last night. I honestly thought about chucking the whole pot because it was so mushy. Ick! But I hate wasting food and set out to find a wayContinue reading “Fried Rice Balls”

Chinese Spatchcock Chicken

This was the first time I’d ever made spatchcock chicken. Now I’m wondering why I’d never tried it before! It cooks up way quicker and because all of the skin had better air circulation, it was amazingly crispy. No soggy bottoms here! The compound butter under the skin ensured that the breast meat was mouthwateringlyContinue reading “Chinese Spatchcock Chicken”

Caprese Chicken Sandwich

I had some people ask for the recipe to my Caprese Chicken Sandwich that I made with the sweet potato fries. They paired really well together! ❤️ Caprese Chicken Sandwich • 2 large Chicken Breasts; sliced in half• Salt and Pepper to taste• Pinch of Garlic Powder• 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil• 8 slices of freshContinue reading “Caprese Chicken Sandwich”

Southern Red Beans & Rice

One of my favorite southern side dishes! 💕 goes great with dirty rice or, for a healthier alternative, brown rice. Red Beans and Rice • 1 lb dried Kidney beans• 1 Tablespoon Bacon Grease• 1 large White Onion; chopped• 1 small Green Bell Pepper; chopped• 2 Garlic Cloves; minced• 1 Celery Stalk; chopped• 5 1/2Continue reading “Southern Red Beans & Rice”

Margarita Grilled Shrimp

I love Shrimp! I’m not a huge seafood person, but shrimp is definitely something that I regularly indulge in; grilled or smoked being my favorite. Margarita Grilled Shrimp • 2 lbs raw extra large Shrimp; raw Marinade• 3 large Limes; juiced and zested• 1 teaspoon Salt• 1/4 teaspoon Pepper• 1/2 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes• 1/2Continue reading “Margarita Grilled Shrimp”

Lemon Blueberry Crepes

I made crepes for the first time! I drizzled the top with some fresh sweet lemon curd and stuffed them with whipped cream and homemade blueberry jam. ❤️ Definitely making them again! Lemon Blueberry Crepes • 2/3 cup Flour• 1 cup Whole Milk• 2 Eggs; room temp• 1 Tablespoon Butter; melted• Pinch of Salt• SplashContinue reading “Lemon Blueberry Crepes”

Green Chile Chicken Taco Cups

I woke up with this recipe in my head and I had all the ingredients I needed! They were so good! Next time I’ll use fresh garlic instead of garlic powder and add cilantro and lime juice to the chicken. Green Chile Chicken Taco Cups • 12 Street Tortillas• 1 large Chicken Breast; cubed• 1/2Continue reading “Green Chile Chicken Taco Cups”

Cinnamon Brown Sugar Bubble Bread

Another night of no sleep so I decided to do some baking. Practice makes perfect, right? You can use store bought rolls if you don’t want to make them from scratch and they come out brilliantly! This makes a great breakfast dish served with sausage or bacon as well as an amazing dessert with VanillaContinue reading “Cinnamon Brown Sugar Bubble Bread”

Baked Parmesan Sweet Potato Fries

This is my go to baked Sweet Potato recipe! Adding the cornstarch will give the fries a bit more crispiness. The nuttiness of the parmesan and the herbaceousness of the Italian seasoning make for a delicious side dish for burgers and sandwiches. Lunch! I had some toasted Cheddar buns I needed to use up, soContinue reading “Baked Parmesan Sweet Potato Fries”

Parmesan Herb Crusted Pork Medallions

So, I know I said that sous-vide was the only way I’d ever cook pork again, but I took a chance and air fried a Parmesan Herb Crusted Tenderloin. It came out perfect and went great with the Pesto Cauliflower and Cinnamon Rosemary Roasted Carrots! ❤️ Parmesan Herb Crusted Pork Medallions • 1 Pork Tenderloin•Continue reading “Parmesan Herb Crusted Pork Medallions”