Taco Soup


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Taco Soup This taco soup recipe is hearty and filling without being heavy or high in fat and calories. You can easily keep the ingredients on hand so you can make this recipe anytime you want to. I like serving it over homemade polenta or with side of cornbread. I've experimented by using white beans and pre-made green chilis in place of the kidney beans and tomatoes and it was delicious! Taco Soup Ingredients: 1 (pound) lean ground beef, turkey or chicken 1 onion, large chop 1 … [Read more...]

Bourbon Grilled Pork Chops with Peaches


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Bourbon Grilled Pork Chops Easy doesn't begin to describe this Bourbon Grilled Pork Chops recipe and there are only 4 ingredients. You can substitute peaches with canned pears or apricots, canned or fresh pineapple or fresh sliced apples to suit your own taste. If you want a little spice add red pepper flakes when you heat the fruit. I served with green beans tossed with a little low sodium soy sauce and pepper along with mashed sweet potatoes I thawed that morning. Following recipe … [Read more...]

Homemade BBQ Rub


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Homemade BBQ Rub In an effort to control the spiciness and salt in many pre-made rubs I came up with this easy to alter homemade BBQ rub for meat, which can also be turned into a marinade. The following recipe has a well rounded smokiness to it however you can easily add some heat to it if that is your preference. Homemade BBQ Rub Ingredients 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 3 tablespoons black pepper 3 tablespoons garlic powder 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder … [Read more...]

Homemade BBQ Sauce from Aunt Mark


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Aunt Mark's Homemade BBQ Sauce I have tried just about every sauce in the grocery markets and never really found one that my husband Mark and I really liked so I experimented with many different ingredients until I came up with a winner that suited both of us. This homemade BBQ sauce works wonderfully with pork and chicken, on the grill, in the oven, on the rotisserie, or to use with a meatball or little smokies appetizer. It's also perfect to use as a dipping sauce.  Homemade BBQ Sauce … [Read more...]

Super Bowl Party – Score Points At Yours


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Super Bowl Party You can throw the best party in town without breaking the bank by having a potluck Super Bowl party. When I have potluck parties I make the menu I want then I let my friends choose what dishes they want to bring from that list. Being that I know my friends so well and what culinary specialties they have I utilize that by adding those dishes on my list. I started 'organizing' my pot lucks several years ago and my friends now do the same thing because it works great. This … [Read more...]

Spanish Chicken and Sausage


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Spanish Chicken and Sausage Spanish Chicken and Sausage is very budget friendly and also comes together nicely using leftovers such as rotisserie chicken, grilled kielbasa, pork chops/roast, beef pot roast etc. The recipe doubles easily and is freezer friendly. Spanish Chicken and Sausage Ingredients: 1 TBSP olive oil 1/2 lb sweet italian sausage, sliced, (about 2 links) 1 - 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed, (6-8 oz total weight) 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium … [Read more...]

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