Grilled Pineapple Orange Chicken


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


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


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...]