Classic Macaroni Salad

Of course the ingredients can vary according to what you have “make it work” πŸ˜‰ from seasoning to veggies; many like relish in theirs, we do NOT, green onions are great, or leaving out one or two πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ TASTE as you go. You might like more or less vinegar? More sugar? Salt…pepper, celery salt worksContinue reading “Classic Macaroni Salad”

Texas Brisket Chili

🀠πŸ₯©πŸŒΆπŸ‘‰ Step by step with pictures at links, but I’ll copy & paste the recipe below… Texas Brisket Chili Recipe ‡️ This authentic Texas chili recipe has won over 12 blue ribbon trophies at Chili Cookoffs throughout the country! This iconic brisket chili recipe was served at my Grandparent’s cafes since the 1950s andContinue reading “Texas Brisket Chili”

Sweet Potato Hash

RECIPE ➑️ Approximately πŸ˜‰ 2 large halfbaked sweet potatoes, cut in cubes (baking optional) I lb sausage (we prefer sweet Italian) 1/2 a small onion, diced 1/2 red sweet bell pepper, diced 1 tsp salt 1 tsp freshly cracked black pepper I bake my sweet potatoes most of the way done first, for assuranceContinue reading “Sweet Potato Hash”

New England Boiled Dinner

Or simply ‘boiled dinner’; with ham. Recipe (sort of) here ‡️ And or here ‡️ I used carrots, rutabaga, onion, and gold potatoes. Along with half of this crazy big meaty hambone I got from my daughter 😳 which I used for this AND bean soup πŸ˜‹ Trying to make cold weather mealsContinue reading “New England Boiled Dinner”

Baked Ziti

It smells like garlic up in here…often  πŸ˜‹ *Note to self No recipe; just cooked ziti, made a meat sauce and have CHEESE!  πŸ§€πŸ… Then I layered pasta, cheese [mozzarella(both fresh AND shredded), Parmigiano-Reggiano & ricotta] and sauce πŸ₯«again with pasta, sauce and top with cheese. Bake at 375Β° for …20 – 30 minutes πŸ˜‰Continue reading “Baked Ziti”

Pulled Pork Tacos

I have previous posts on pulled pork ‡️ Including how much we love orange, lime/lemon (make it work), garlic, onion, chile (cayenne, guajillo, ancho, New Mexico Hatch, chipotle) 🌢🌢🌢🌢, liquid smoke and seasonings (pepper, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, adobo seasoning, Goya, Better than Bouillon πŸ€”) in it πŸ˜‹ πŸ‘Œ πŸŠπŸˆπŸ‹πŸ§„πŸ§… oh & pickledContinue reading “Pulled Pork Tacos”

Pulled Pork Nachos

I used leftover pork from previous post πŸ˜‹ Follow a 5,5,5 rule. Oven on 300Β°. Spread chips on sheet pan, put in oven 5 minutes. Add some queso/cheese..5 minutes, then add pulled pork (chicken, beef or whatever cooked protein you want) & remaining cheese on…put in oven another 5 minutes. Top with whatever your preferencesContinue reading “Pulled Pork Nachos”

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Me and my daughter both use shredded pork part from Pulled Pork Nachos recipe by Demaris Phillips . I actually copied & pasted the recipe so you wouldn’t have to leave here, just to have it accidentally MESS UP! It’s one of those days πŸ™„ not gonna do it. However, I, unlike my daughter, RARELYContinue reading “Slow Cooker Pulled Pork”

Chicken Chile Verde

I sort of went by this recipe, well at least the timing πŸ˜‰ ‡️ Pressure Cooker Chile Verde Chicken This simple recipe calls for very little prep time, and is made with fresh ingredients that give you a vibrant color and a bold flavor! Ingredients 2-3 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, trimmed 5 tomatillos, husks removed and cut into quartersContinue reading “Chicken Chile Verde”