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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. […]

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 […]

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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, […]

How to Steam Buns

How to Steam Buns

    How To Steam Buns: Steamed buns are warm and soft. You can easily do it at home to give store-bought bread that fresh baked taste and texture.  They make a huge difference when you are eating hotdogs, brats, or hamburgers.     There […]

How to Reuse Leftovers

How to Reuse Leftovers

Leftovers argh. There’s nothing I hate more than wasting food. I read here Americans throw away over $2,000 of food a year. That’s a year’s worth of groceries for one person, a vacation, hell, even a decent used car. So How Do You Use Leftovers […]

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 […]

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Grease Fire

Grease Fire

Grease Fires! I came across a post today about a grease fire. Somebody was frying food and they caught their stove on fire. Grease fires are a pretty scary thing to deal with. They were fine and so was their house. They had a fire […]

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 […]

Bean Dip

Bean Dip

Bean Dip Baked beans (yes baked beans), cheese, pork, chicken, and bbq sauce come together in the crockpot to make a hearty, delicious dip. Great appetizer for any occasion or just eat it out of the pot cause it’s that good.     We were […]