Chattanooga Sweet Heat Chicken

This is a recipe I created a couple of months ago. It definitely gets Bobbi Jo’s drool-worthy stamp of approval. It is now one of our favorite chicken recipes. IngredientsRub2 tablespoons smoked paprika1 teaspoon garlic powder1 teaspoon onion powder1 teaspoon rosemary1/2 teaspoon Carolina Reaper flakes (Or your favorite hot pepper flakes)1/2 teaspoon cinnamonMix all ingredientsContinue reading “Chattanooga Sweet Heat Chicken”

Country Style Ribs in Oven

Country Style Ribs were on sale at our local grocery outlet so I stocked up on a few family packs. If you aren’t familiar with country style ribs, they aren’t actually ribs. They are cuts of pork shoulder which makes them a lot cheaper. They also have more meat on them than ribs. So, ifContinue reading “Country Style Ribs in Oven”

Lemon Blueberry Crumble Bread

Ingredients For crumble topping:2/3 cup all purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar1 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 cup melted butter For batter:1 1/2 cups all purpose flour2 teaspoons baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1 cup sugar2 eggs2/3 cup Greek yogurt (sour cream will work as well)1/4 cup vegetable oil2 tablespoons lemon juice1 teaspoon vanilla extract or lemon extract if you wantContinue reading “Lemon Blueberry Crumble Bread”

Southern Squash Casserole

Ingredients3 – 4 yellow squash2 tablespoons butter – (1 for skillet and 1 melted for crackers)1/2 tablespoon minced garlic1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepper2 eggs1/4 cup mayonnaise1/4 cup sour cream1 cup shredded cheddar cheese1 sleeve crackers of your choice DirectionsWash and slice squash to 1/4 inch thickness.Melt 1 tablespoon butter in skillet.Add in garlic and slicedContinue reading “Southern Squash Casserole”

Cast Iron Dutch Oven Pot Roast

Ingredients 3 – 4 lb roast1 tablespoon oil8 medium potatoes16 oz bag of baby carrots2 1/2 cups beef broth1 cup water2 tsp rosemary1 tsp thyme2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 2 tbsp. Red Wine Vinegar2 Bay LeavesSalt & Pepper to taste Directions Preheat oven to 300 degreesHeat oil in Dutch oven over med-high heat.Salt & Pepper bothContinue reading “Cast Iron Dutch Oven Pot Roast”

Vintage Recipe – Coconut Cream Pie

IngredientsBaked Pie Crust – (I skipped the homemade pie crust and went with Pillsbury Pie Crust)¾ cup sugar½ cup flour¼ tsp salt2 eggs3 cups scaled milk – (I used half milk, half cream)1 tsp vanilla extract1 cup shredded coconut Topping Ingredients2 cups of heavy whipping cream1/4 tsp cream of tartar1/3 cup sugar1 tsp vanilla extractContinue reading “Vintage Recipe – Coconut Cream Pie”

Potato Chip Chicken Casserole

Ingredients2 cups cooked rice3 boiled eggs sliced2-3 cups cooked chicken3 tsp lemon juice¾ cup mayo1 can cream of chicken soupSalt & Pepper1 cup shredded cheesePotato Chips DirectionsPreheat oven to 375 degreesButter casserole dishMix everything except potato chips together in mixing bowl.Pour into casserole dish.Bake for 15 minutes. Remove and add potato chips and bake anContinue reading “Potato Chip Chicken Casserole”

Week 1 – Counting Calories

When I started working, I started gaining weight. I had no energy to cook after working 8-hour days. Had I known training was full-time I probably would not have taken the job. My doctor advised against doing the 40 hours for the first few weeks, but I went ahead anyway. He told me since IContinue reading “Week 1 – Counting Calories”

No Sugar Added Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake

Ingredients9 inch spring-form panFor Crust2 1/2 cups pecan flour or pecans to turn into pecan flour1/2 cup melted butter1 1/2 tablespoons Swerve Brown Sugar1 1/2 tablespoons Stevia2 tablespoons cinnamon For Filling3 – 8oz packages cream cheese (room temp)1 cup Stevia1 cup sour cream3 tablespoons all purpose flourThe zest & juice of 1 lemon3 large eggsContinue reading “No Sugar Added Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake”

Crunchy Hash Browns straight from a potato

Ingredients1 medium russet baking potato3 – 4 tablespoons clarified butter (video shows how to make clarified butter)Salt & Pepper DirectionsPeel and rinse potato.Using a 4 sided grater, grate the potato on the large side.Place shredded potatoes in bowl of cold water. Mix potatoes around in water with hands.Drain water and replace with clean cold water.Continue reading “Crunchy Hash Browns straight from a potato”