Dinner

Easy Weeknight Shrimp Boil

Easy Weeknight Shrimp Boil

Shrimp Boil scaled down for an easy weeknight meal. Shrimp Boil, seafood boil, crawdad boil, Frogmore stew.  Whatever you call it its all basically the same thing. You have a type or a couple types of crustation ( ex: Shrimp, crab, crawdads, lobster……), carrots, potatoes, […]

Best Chicken Thigh Recipe

Best Chicken Thigh Recipe

 Best Chicken Thigh Recipe – Hoisin Chicken   Even though I call this recipe hoisin chicken, it’s a little bit more than just hoisin sauce. It kind of tastes like a sweeter version of bourbon chicken, maybe. I can’t really explain other than saying it’s damn good. […]

Hoisin Croissants

Hoisin Croissants

Hoisin Croissants My mom visited relatives in Germany a few years ago and came back with a couple of recipes. This was one of them. I’m pretty sure it’s not a German dish because of the hoisin sauce but they are still good.   I’m […]

Homemade Big Mac

Homemade Big Mac

Homemade Big Mac   I LOVE Big Macs. It was the one thing I craved when I was pregnant the second time. I would smell a Big Mac and that child would start rocking and rolling.  If I would have known back then I could […]

Sushi Soup w/Shrimp

Sushi Soup w/Shrimp

Sushi Soup w/Shrimp Okay, I know the name of this makes no sense, but Sushi soup is what we call this. My boyfriend won’t eat sushi (:o, I know). So I came up with this. It’s basically all the ingredients without the nori, and I also […]

The Ultimate BLT

The Ultimate BLT

Caution: This sandwich may cause a heart-a-stroke! BLTs, the classic bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich with a little mayo.  Thought to have been around since the early 1900’s, they are the descendants of the Victorian tea sandwiches and the earliest cookbook recipes included turkey. With bacon […]

Smothered Pork Chops

Smothered Pork Chops

Smothered Pork Chops. Dry, tough, chewy pork chops?  I know it’s a common problem.  I always here people asking the same question how to make a pork chop that’s not dry and so chewy you can never swallow it.   Different Ways to Cook a […]

Fried Tacos

Fried Tacos

Make taco meat as usual. You can also use chicken, pork or beans. Heat a skillet or pan to low- med Add 1 Tbsp of butter. Continue to add butter as needed. Lay tortilla flat in pan and add meat and cheese to half. Fold […]

Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes

  Mashed Potatoes are a staple at our house. Well, any kind of potato is a staple at our house. Mashed, baked, fried, boiled, steamed, Au gratin, hash browns, salad…….Ok, now I’m starting to sound like Bubba Gump, but potatoes are cheap, nutritious and filling. This post […]

Pork Steaks

Pork Steaks

We are from St. Louis, MO where pork steaks are at every bbq and we eat them for dinner regularly.  If you live in an area that does not sell pork steaks, buy a shoulder roast or pork butt roast ( same thing) and have […]