Easy Eats

Omaha Steaks’ Seasoned Smoky Chicken Wings, Leftover Saffron Rice made crispy (little evoo & butter in skillet to heat rice) ๐Ÿ˜‰ & cucumber tomato dill salad ๐Ÿ˜‹ Rice in previous post. Salad – adapted (roughly ๐Ÿ™„ adjust to your taste preference); any cut tomatoes ๐Ÿ… โคต๏ธ ยผ cup cider vinegar1 teaspoon white sugarยฝ teaspoon saltยฝContinue reading “Easy Eats”

Teriyaki Steak Skewers with Saffron Rice

Most recipes call for a flank steak, however…I am surrounded by Carnicerias (Mexican Meat Markets), so it’s most often skirt steak here. I cut it in strips and put in teriyaki marinade for at least an hour; I usually do it in the morning. Homemade teriyaki sauce is MUCH better than store bought. Below isContinue reading “Teriyaki Steak Skewers with Saffron Rice”

Delicious Too Easy Chicken โ€“ dawns-ad-lib.comยฎ

Maple Dijon Chicken (usually ๐Ÿคญ) BUT I didn’t have Maple Syrup soooo… I went with HONEY (& heavy on the garlic), making it Garlicky Honey Mustard Chicken w/new red potatoes; that I put in oven earlier than chicken & they were GREAT w/some crispy skin. https://dawnspitfire.wordpress.com/2015/06/30/delicious-too-easy-chicken/?preview=true A roasting pan full of chicken (family style)… thatContinue reading “Delicious Too Easy Chicken โ€“ dawns-ad-lib.comยฎ”

One Pot Crispy Chicken and Rice Reload

๐Ÿ‘‰ I posted this before; it’s a favorite; however…I want to add, since making it more…I’ve gotten better at it ๐Ÿ˜‰ I add diced roasted red peppers and this last time I added just a little bit of multiple colored diced bell peppers. It adds color along with a flavor that doesn’t interfere with dish.Continue reading “One Pot Crispy Chicken and Rice Reload”


๐Ÿ˜‹ No need for a recipe. Pictures ๐Ÿคฃ โคต๏ธ Heat Saurkraut in separate small saucepan on stove. With fresh bakery marble rye ๐Ÿ˜‰โคต๏ธ

What I’ve Been Eating

๐Ÿ˜œ Oh and some new toys for mother’s day, at the end ๐Ÿฅฐ So yeah…our regulars… Speaking of breakfast, my daughter likes waffles ๐Ÿง‡ with Nutella ๐ŸŒฐ ๐Ÿซ, banana ๐ŸŒ& maple syrup ๐Ÿ So there you go….for my last couple weeks ๐Ÿ˜‰ I do take OUT too. ๐Ÿฅก๐Ÿ•

Mixed Olive Tapenade

Olive Tapenade Bruschetta or Crostini ๐Ÿซ’ ๐Ÿฅ–๐Ÿ˜‹ flexible to your liking ๐Ÿ˜‰ TASTE Ingredients 1 cup kalamata olives (pitted)1 cup green olives (pitted)1/4 cup roasted red peppers1 clove garlic (minced)3 anchovies1 tablespoon fresh parsley leaves1 tablespoon fresh thyme1 tablespoon fresh dill1 teaspoon lemon juice, plus zest1 tablespoon fresh oregano1 tablespoon capers10 oil-cured olives, pitted DirectionsCombine all ingredients in a food processor; pulse 10 times or until olives are finely chopped.

Sheetpan Quesadilla

Oven on 450ยฐ Line flour tortillas slightly overlapping sides & hanging over edge of pan on lightly buttered sheet pan; note pictures below ๐Ÿ˜‰ Spread cheese ๐Ÿง€ then meat (we’re going with beef barbacoa), other favorite toppings, ie jalapeรฑos, etc..I like pickled red onions, then more cheese. Fold tortillas over filling, use extra tortillas forContinue reading “Sheetpan Quesadilla”

Halfass Jambalaya

Halfass JambalayaBut damn deliciousโ€ผ๏ธ This recipe omits the seafood but still is loaded with flavor. I had to use up my striped bell pepper! I didn’t “feel like” acing knife cuts. ๐Ÿ˜œAnd I went in different order, also coated rice before adding broth. Just little differences but same flavors. 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breastContinue reading “Halfass Jambalaya”