BBQ Bacon Beef Sliders

Finally! The BBQ bacon sliders! I was going to make them yesterday, but got home from work around midnight and was too exhausted to eat. So today’s the day! I only needed 1 pound of bacon, so naturally I baked 5 pounds. Because…bacon. 2 lbs lean Ground Beef 1 extra large Egg ¼ cup Onion;Continue reading “BBQ Bacon Beef Sliders”

Teriyaki Chicken & Broccoli

Day 29 of my #PantryChallenge The last 2 days have been pretty ick, so it was broth and sleep for me. But, I finally felt up to cooking! I got winded easily and had to take a seat more than I care to admit, but it got done. Very rustic Teriyaki Chicken & Broccoli withContinue reading “Teriyaki Chicken & Broccoli”

Sweet & Sour Pork Meatballs

Day 34 of my #PantryChallenge Dinner tonight is Sweet & Sour Meatballs over farfalle pasta! I normally make my meatballs with a 70/30 pork to beef ratio, but didn’t have any ground beef defrosted. So pork it is! This recipe also works great with ground turkey. You can, of course, use bottled sweet and sourContinue reading “Sweet & Sour Pork Meatballs”

Baked Bean Burgers

Day 13 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge I had to run errands on my lunch/dinner so I couldn’t get home to eat. Finally home and whipped up a few quick burgers. As a kid I used my burger to scoop up the beans, but now I just pile it right on top. Served with taterContinue reading “Baked Bean Burgers”

Giganticus Buffaloicus Wingicus

Day 12 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge My family never seems to eat the wings off of our Thanksgiving turkey. I’m totally ok with that! It means I can make these bad boys! Buffalo Turkey Wings or Giganticus Buffaloicus Wingicus. It’s Latin, I swear! I air fry them, and since they are already cooked throughContinue reading “Giganticus Buffaloicus Wingicus”

Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps

My body was craving vegetables and I’m sick to death of soup. I normally make my lettuce wraps with beef, chicken or turkey, but cauliflower and broccoli made an amazing substitute. Filling: 2 Tablespoons Sesame Oil 2 cups Cauliflower; chopped 2 cups Broccoli; chopped 1 cup Carrot; chopped 1 cup Leek; chopped 1 cup Onion;Continue reading “Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps”

Traditional Gyros

I spent the day processing cookbook orders and the time got away from me. Dinner is finally served! I decided to use the flatbread I made yesterday for Gyros. I highly recommend making your Tzatziki sauce! It makes all the difference. There were 4, but one didn’t make it past the stove. 1 pound leanContinue reading “Traditional Gyros”

Marbled Chicken Enchiladas

What do you make when you want both Chile Verde and Red Chile Enchiladas? Marbled Enchiladas! Because why not! • 3 medium Chicken Breasts• Drizzle of Olive Oil• Pinch of Salt, Pepper, Ancho Chile Powder and Garlic Powder • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil• 1 cup Onion; chopped• 1 cup Bell Pepper; chopped• 1/2 cup Tomato;Continue reading “Marbled Chicken Enchiladas”

Red Enchilada Sauce

Homemade Enchilada sauce makes all the difference in your dishes! The flavors are richer and it just tastes so much fresher. I definitely recommend making your own. Red Enchilada Sauce • 3 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil• 1 teaspoon Onion Powder• 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder• 2 Tablespoons Flour• 1 Tablespoon Chili Powder• 1 teaspoon Cayenne• 1/2 teaspoonContinue reading “Red Enchilada Sauce”

Balsamic Strawberry Glazed Pork Tenderloin

This turned out to be such an amazing early Valentine’s Day dinner! I had some homemade strawberry jam in my fridge from when my freezer fritzed out and Balsamic Vinegar seemed like a great pairing. Sweet, tangy and it was so delicious with the Italian Herbs and garlic I crusted the tenderloin with. The GarlicContinue reading “Balsamic Strawberry Glazed Pork Tenderloin”