Grilled Pineapple Orange Chicken

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There is just something about grilled chicken. It's so.... What is it?  It's so.... Tender on the inside, and a bit crisp on the outside. It's so......perfect. This is a simple marinade for any kind of chicken. It gave the chicken a lovely, sorta sweet, flavor! Grilled Pineapple Orange Chicken Yield - 4 servings Preparation Time - 10 minutes (+30 min marinade … [Read more...]

Sausage Jambalaya with Salad – Guest Post

I love cooking from scratch when I can, but there are some days when quick and easy is a must. Zatarain's jambalaya mix is delicious right out of the box, and when it goes on sale I stock up for this quick and frugal meal. Pair it with a green salad for a perfect dinner! Sausage Jambalaya with Salad Yield - 4 servings Preparation Time - 5 minutes Cooking Time - 15 … [Read more...]

Chicken Gumbo with Iceberg Ranch Wedges

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This dinner is inspired by a gumbo that my dad had for lunch when we were in Dallas last month.  All I knew about gumbo was that people from LA made it. A lot. Call me "gumbo ignorant." I was. But no longer.  Did a little research on Wiki...and learned quite a bit.  Hop on over there and see how "gumbo savvy" you are! I digress. A simple soup. Err, gumbo!  With a whole … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken Slider Sandwiches

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Notice that those are not the homemade wheat rolls from last night's dinner!  We ended up making PBJ sliders for lunch, using some homemade blueberry jam that a friend gave us for Christmas! So... These intended-to-be sliders are more like sandwiches. Whatever bread will work.  And whatever "title" will work too! Just going with the flow! I went for the … [Read more...]