Appetizers

Ricotta Thyme + Olive Oil Spread With A Beer Tasting

Friday night I hosted my first Craft Beer Tasting Party. I have to say that the challenge of making bar food based on a vegetarian diet was pretty exciting! I get so used to making things based on my diet, and never quite thought about it before, but I was more than excited to embark… Continue reading Ricotta Thyme + Olive Oil Spread With A Beer Tasting

Chicken

Brown Sugar + Garlic Chicken Thighs

I am a glutton. There. I said it. I love anything with garlic, butter, brown sugar, honey, more garlic, more butter... well you get the point. Whenever I came across this recipe on [you guessed it] Le Ole' Pinterest, it was as if I made a deal with the devil. Not only was my chicken… Continue reading Brown Sugar + Garlic Chicken Thighs

Chicken, Pasta

Tuscan Garlic Chicken Skillet

This little beaut was something that was a happy accident (with my lack of spinach I was afraid for the sauce) but who are we to argue with happy accidents? They make the world go round, amiright? Anyone? I'm just sayin' gosh! For a quick meal that you need to make in a snap, this… Continue reading Tuscan Garlic Chicken Skillet

Rubs and Marinades

Homemade Taco Seasoning

As you all may or may not have noticed, I like to put together my own seasonings and rubs. I find that not only is it more thriftier, but it is also more convenient because you know how much you normally use within the time span of a month and make however much you need!… Continue reading Homemade Taco Seasoning

Chicken

Best Crispy Fried Chicken Nuggets Ever

This is a recipe that I adapted from Ree Drummond's Pioneer Woman. http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/2009/05/quickie-homemade-chicken-strips/ I know I have said it before, but I will say it again... She is one of my idols... No judging. Anyways, while browsing BigY's meat section, I noticed something different amongst the chicken that I had never expected... Chicken breast nuggets....… Continue reading Best Crispy Fried Chicken Nuggets Ever