Sweet Cilantro Lime Chicken Kebabs – ★★★★★

I have finally found a way to get Chance, our 4-year-old, to eat chicken that isn’t pressed into a patty with who knows what else. I’m learning that Chance takes interest in things that are not “ordinary.” We usually eat dinner with a fork, so handing him chicken on a stick was the hook (and he…

Rosemary Dijon Pork Chops – ★★★★★

When I say I am terrified of cooking pork chops I mean “I’ve been married to a man who loves pork chops for 5 years and this is only the second time I’ve ever made them for him” terrified. I over cook meat. Ask Perry and he will gladly tell you how many times I’ve…

Sweet Fire Chicken Tenders (Fake-out-take-out) – ★★★★✩

Sweet fire chicken, I adore it but I hate to spend 12.00 on a meal at Panda that will not produce left overs. Problem solved, friends, as I’ve scoured the darkest ends of the internet and got some ideas that birthed this wonderful copy cat recipe. If you’ve never had the pleasure of eating sweet fire…

Coconut Rice – ★★★★★

I sincerely think that every bride-to-be should put a rice cooker on her wedding registry before the Kenmore electric mixer in tiffany blue. I use my rice cooker at least 3 days out of the week. It is good for grains, pasta, veggies and in some instances even meat. This one kitchen appliance makes my cooking experience…

Peanut Sauce – ★★★★★

I know people who are extremely picky and almost snobby about their sauces. I hate to admit that I have become this way with my peanut sauce. I used to love going to the local Thai Restaurant to feast on chicken and beef satay with a few extra sides of peanut sauce. However, once I learned to make…