Cherry Kahlúa BBQ Sauce with Chicken Drumettes

This cherry Kahúa BBQ sauce will knock your socks off! This sweet bbq sauce dresses up anything you want to grill! #sponsored #KahlúaSummer

BBQ sauce with a surprise!  Not only is it sweetened with fresh tart cherries, but this bbq sauce gets a little kick with Kahlúa liqueur! I’ve written about our decrepit grill before.  I won’t repeat myself except to say that we had a grill that was just about as old as my marriage.  It was gnarly, charred and altogether disgusting.  I have been waiting for that rusty bucket of bolts to die. Lucky for me, that’s … Continue reading →

Grilled Chicken Recipe with Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

Grilled Chicken breast coated in Jamaican Jerk seasoning

 This grilled chicken recipe is flavored with a simple Jamaican jerk seasoning.  The perfect way to put a little zing into your dinner!   I have a love hate relationship with dinner.  I love to cook, but I don’t enjoy those chaotic nights where I’m scrambling to find something to cook.  I love serving home cooked meals to my family, but I hate trying to please each individual palate.  Some nights all the decisions make my head spin. … Continue reading →

Pork Kabobs with Balsamic BBQ Sauce

Chicken skewered with chicken sausage, baby bella mushrooms peppers and zuchinni and sereved along side a balsamic bbq sauce.

 These pork kabobs have an Italian flair!  Pork loin, sausage and fresh vegetables are grilled to perfection and served along side a tangy balsamic bbq sauce! You know when you are kid, you think your parents are completely normal.  Then when you grow up and spend more time at other people’s houses you realize your family does things a little differently.  On the surface things appeared to be normal but if you were to look in let’s say, our … Continue reading →

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Chicken is breaded and cooked in a perfectly tangy and sweet glaze!

Forget the take out!  Your own Sweet and Sour Chicken is only moments away!      You want to know where my kids embarrass me most?  Buffets.  There’s something about self-serve food that make my kids lose all sense of decorum.  Perhaps it’s simply knowing that there’s no plexiglass holding them back from eating all the food they want that makes them lose their minds.  The moment my kids hit the buffet line, it’s just them, … Continue reading →

Grilled Chicken Wings with Spicy Comeback Sauce

Chicken wings grilled to perfection and served with a spicy comeback sauce!

Chicken wings get a face lift!  Grilled chicken wings with REAL smokey bbq flavor!  Don’t forget the spicy comeback sauce!   Some days I like to stand outside a Kentucky Fried Chicken and breath in all 12 herbs and spices wafting from the restaurant vents.  The southern fried, extra crispy goodness beckons me like sirens luring a sailor.  It’s intoxicating.  But not intoxicating enough for me to … Continue reading →

Chicken with Blue Cheese and Grapes

 A simple chicken dish made with red grapes, tangy blue cheese, toasted walnut all in a sweet wine (mead) sauce!

 Chicken gets all dressed up!  This dish pairs chicken with sweet alchohol, grapes, walnuts and tangy blue cheese!     I tried mead only twice in my life.  The first time was in college.  My friend made it in his basement.  He was incredibly proud of his alcoholic honey creation, he truly thought it was the best thing ever.  I, on the other hand, was not impressed.  I’d rather drink rubbing alcohol than consume what he served!  Good … Continue reading →

Chipotle Peach BBQ Chicken

Chicken, simply cooked in the slow cooker with bbq sauce, peaches and chipotle peppers!

The slow cooker does all the work with this bbq chicken!  The sauce starts with KC Masterpiece® and is tantalizingly spicy and sweet! I’m a needy blogger.  I live for praise and approval.  Not so much approval of me, but for my food.  And I’m not necessarily talking about approval from my readers although I sure do LOVE it.  I’m mainly talking about approval from my own little family.  Also known as my taste testers. You should see how I … Continue reading →

Hot Brown Baked Potato

Hot Brown Baked Potato |

 The Hot Brown Sandwich with it’s cheese sauce, chicken and bacon have become the perfect baked potato topping! There are certain foods that are all about the filling.  My mom used to make stuffed peppers and stuffed cabbage a lot when I was a kid.  Nothing would deflate my good mood quicker than when I found either of these dinners were waiting for me. I'd eat the filling easily enough, it was the limp, soggy cabbage and the shriveled … Continue reading →

Baked Chicken and Orzo

Baked chicken with sage, mushrooms and orzo

Chicken and Orzo are tossed with mushrooms then slowly baked for a flavorful dinner your family will love! I used to run until I got injured.  Ha! I love saying that.  It makes me sound like an athlete.  The reality is I am not an athlete.  In fact, I might be a bit out of shape.  Which is what prompted me to get the 0-5k app on my phone.  I really like the idea of running for fitness. My first day running with my new app was fabulous.  I … Continue reading →