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. Duh. 😆 BBQ Bacon Beef Sliders Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 40Continue 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 andContinue 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 withContinue reading “Baked Bean Burgers”

Giganticus Buffaloicus Wingicus

Day 12 of my 8 week #PantryChallengeMy 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. Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps Servings: 5 Cooking Time: 20 Minutes 2 Tablespoons Sesame Oil 2 cups Cauliflower; chopped 2 cups Broccoli; chopped 1 cup Carrot;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. Traditional Gyros Servings:Continue 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! Marbled Chicken Enchiladas • 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;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”