Dan Dan Noodles with Shrimp

It's super easy to make your own Asian Style dishes in your own home and these Dan Dan Noodles with Shrimp were a breeze to make and amazingly delicious! If you haven't heard of Dan Dan Noodles before you're not alone.  Dan Dan noodles are a spicy, salty powerfully tasting dish from the Szchaun provence that's starting to show up more on menu's … [Read more...]

Spicy Meatloaf with Collard Greens

Trying new foods is a good thing and when new foods are old standards with a new twist, its even better!  While my spicy meatloaf is by no means unique, its got some added elements to make it healthier and packed with flavor. I was inspired by a recipe I saw in one of my new favorite magazines Eating Well.  They show us that eating healthy … [Read more...]

A Cuban Turkey Sandwich that Mom & Dad will Love!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Hillshire Brands Company. All opinions are entirely my own.   Twenty years ago on one of my first trips to Disneyworld in Orlando, I happened upon the newly opened Bongo's Cuban Cafe in Downtown Disney.   I honestly was a little hesitant when I ordered my Cuban Turkey Sandwich, but let me … [Read more...]

Buffalo Chicken Po’ Boy – be the Ultimate Wyngman!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc.  The opinions and text are mine!   If you're looking for the perfect game time sandwich or simply want to add some deliciousness to your day, you'll want to check out my Buffalo Chicken Po' Boy! Being an avid football fan, I'm always hosting or joining others at … [Read more...]

Fusion Street Tacos for your next Taco Night #farmtoflavorrecipes

This post is brought to you courtesy of your friends at NatureRaised Farms® & Alexia® but all the opinions and content are mine. If you're looking for a sure fire way to add some excitement to your next taco night or any week night, try my Fusion Street Tacos.  The flavor combinations will keep you coming back for more! I was … [Read more...]

Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Sweet Potato Waffles

If  you take one of my favorite southern dishes is fried chicken.  Kick it up a notch and you've got Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Sweet Potato Waffles.   Let's start by gathering our ingredients, aka mise en place. You can use leftover sweet potatoes, bake them, steam them or microwave them.   Any way you cook up your sweet potatoes … [Read more...]

Peppered Pork Loin with a Sweet Chili Pecan-Fruit Sauce

Dinner shouldn't take you all night to make and shouldn't cause you added stress.  It's a time to celebrate the day through by sharing a meal with your family and friends. Not only is my Peppered Pork Loin delicious, its easy to make and can be on your table in about 30 minutes.  Of course the Sweet Chili-Pecan Fruit Sauce just adds another … [Read more...]

Homemade Pizza is easier to make than you think!

Everybody loves Pizza and making your own is a lot easier than you think!  If you're not up to making your own dough, most supermarkets carry pizza dough so you can still have the fun of making your own pizza without most of the work. Once you've gone through the process of making your dough (or buying your dough) give your dough one  last … [Read more...]

NatureRaised Farms® – Doing What’s Right, Right from the Start®

There are a lot of buzz words being thrown around these days and its hard to know who or what to believe anymore.  So when a company like NatureRaised Farms® comes along I listen! They're Doing What's Right, Right from the Start® All their animals are raised with 100% Vegetarian diet (No Animal Bi-Products) No Added Hormones or Steroids 100% … [Read more...]

Wild Boar Ragu with Pappardelle

Thanks to my friends at Texas Natural Meats, I've got a freezer full of Wild Boar and Bison to work with as I come up with new recipes for my blog.   My latest culinary adventure is a Wild Boar Ragu! Whether you're lucky enough to find wild boar in your market or you simply use local pork, this sauce is easy to make and takes your pasta dishes … [Read more...]