Chicken Teriyaki Breasts

This is a super easy, short cut. no fail recipe for chicken teriyaki breasts that is so good and so easy that I decided it needed to hit the website. Yes…I use a store bought, bottled marinade but I’m not ashamed to admit it on this one but it is SO GOOD and I kind of use this stuff on eeevrything. I’m pretty sure you could pour it over shoe leather…it simply turns everything from beef…

Strawberry Tart

My strawberry tart is as delicious as it is beautiful and it is SUPER easy to make…you would never know it by looking at it but it really is a simple recipe. And you can add anything to it that sounds good at the moment – I threw on some blackberries this time. I also use blueberries, kiwi and peaches, it just depends on what’s in season. It’s always tempting to pick up a fruit tart…

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Just saying the words “bacon wrapped pork tenderloin” kinda makes you a little crazy, right? Pork on pork. What’s not to love? Yes, it looks a bit naughty and decadent but pork tenderloin is a really lean cut of meat and each serving is probably no more than a slice or two of bacon so it’s not that bad at all on the calorie counter. The marinade makes a thick, almost syrup like…

Delicious Pulled Chicken

I love a delicious shredded chicken sandwich, they’re perfect with fries and make great taco’s or quesadilla’s on round two night! I have found that trying to cook chicken breasts for shredding results in a dried out mess so chicken thighs were the obvious answer. There is almost no way to dry out a chicken thigh, the meat is always tender, juicy and flavorful and these thighs cook…

Taco Soup

Taco Soup is definitely a favorite around our house year round and it always seems to follow a holiday get together for some reason. It’s simple, takes no time to throw together and a bowl of soup sounds good after one of those big traditional meals with a ham or turkey. And I don’t know about anyone else but I always crave a little spice too! My recipe for taco soup is pretty standard…

Amazing Nutty Broccoli Salad

This amazing nutty broccoli salad was passed along to me by a coworker, he said his wife had made it and it was absolutely delicious. He knew I was a cook of sorts and he said this was a very nice, refreshing salad with just the right amount of “crunch”. After giving it a try I had to agree, it’s absolutely delicious and I love the dressing… it’s fantastic with the broccoli and walnuts…