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

Rubs and Marinades

Cajun Homemade Creole Seasoning

To say that I am a bit obsessed with Cajun cuisine is a tad of an understatement... I have been going out of my way (quite frequently might I add) to get my hands on authentic blackened chicken, jambalaya, and gumbo recipes to name a few. I am so happy that my latest find just… Continue reading Cajun Homemade Creole Seasoning

Chicken

Crispy Baked “Fried” Chicken

Yuuuuuuuuum! 10 Chicken Drumsticks 1/2 Cup Flour Kosher Salt Pepper 5 Cups Corn Flakes 1 Cup Buttermilk 2 Tbsp. Dijon Mustard 1/4 Tsp. Cayenne Pepper 1 1/2 Tsp. Paprika 3/4 Tsp. Ground Thyme Preheat oven to 425. Crush corn flakes in a zip lock baggie. I was rather crafty and used a bottle of wine… Continue reading Crispy Baked “Fried” Chicken