We had a birthday party to go to today and this recipe popped up in Flipboard this morning. I figured I would give it a try. It turned out excellent, spicy and creamy with some smoke flavor to it from the chicken I used. If you need to make a dish for a potluck, this … Continue reading Spicy Chicken and Bacon Mac
This is a great and easy recipe. When you cook it, it makes the whole house smell amazing. I'm cooking it today as part of a beer bread stuffing recipe, hopefully it will be excellent.
We had such a good time in Costa Rica and one of the best parts was the food. We would stop in small cafes (sodas) and order traditional meals. This was usually a meat, a salad, and this rice dish, gallo pinto. Each soda was different, and their gallo pinto preparation varied a lot. This … Continue reading Gallo Pinto (Costa Rican Beans and Rice)
This is like an accelerator pedal for steak. You think you grill a good steak? Make some of this and drop a dollup on it after you let it rest. If you've had this before, you know what I am talking about. If you haven't, go make it and you'll understand. It is such an … Continue reading Chimichurri
If you need a potato side, this is the one. It's a really simple dish, really just onions and potatoes, but the way it all cooks together makes a wonderful flavor. Slicing the potatoes kinda sucks, but that's really the hard part. The rest is really easy. Time to prep: 30 minutes Time to done: … Continue reading Lyonnaise Potatoes
Unless you have a tandoori oven, you're not going to get 100% perfect with your naan. But cast iron will get you close. This isn't the easiest thing to make, but if you are making some solid Indian food, you should at least try this out. It's a great compliment to the food. Time to … Continue reading Garlic Naan
Man, I hate green beans. And most vegetables. But this dish is kind of like the doughnut of vegetable dishes. You could probably throw some squash in here and it would still taste good. So go make this, and behold the awesomeness of milk and butter and parmesan. And cremeni mushrooms. Those suckers on their … Continue reading Green Bean Brussels Sprout Casserole
This is an incredibly rich and tasty stuffing. I've made it a few times, and it took a while to get it figured out. There is some finesse involved figuring out exactly how much broth to throw in when you do the final mix. I'm making it soon, so I'll come back and update the … Continue reading Andouille Cornbread Dressing