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Tropical Slaw with Pineapple

Tropical Slaw with Pineapple

This tropical slaw is a perfect way to kiss goodbye to summer.  It’s bursting with crunch, sweetness, and a hint of heat.  It goes wonderfully with grilled meats, shrimp tacos, or when you’re looking for a side dish that’s a little out of the ordinary. Read More..

Spicy Grilled Jerk Chicken

Spicy Grilled Jerk Chicken

This spicy grilled jerk chicken is made with a spicy/sweet marinade and then grilled to tender, flavorful perfection. I like to serve this with a French White Bean Salad and Southern-style Coleslaw to cut the heat of the chicken.  If you like dipping sauces, this Read More..

Flavorful Chicken Fajitas

Flavorful Chicken Fajitas

Flavorful chicken fajitas are a perfect dinner when the family is craving Mexican and you want them to eat healthily.  These delicious chicken fajitas get their flavor from a tangy marinade and a spicy seasoning rub. I like to serve them with The Best Guacamole, Read More..

CRISPY AVOCADO FINGERS with spicy lime crema

CRISPY AVOCADO FINGERS with spicy lime crema

Crispy avocado fingers make a tasty appetizer or side dish when you’re craving something a little different.  Creamy avocado is breaded and pan-fried to golden perfection, then served with creamy, spicy lime crema.  It has all the flavors of your favorite guacamole. I like to Read More..

BAKED NASHVILLE HOT CHICKEN

BAKED NASHVILLE HOT CHICKEN

A great summer dinner, baked Nashville hot chicken is a healthier version of the fried, spicy classic.  What’s not to love about tender chicken baked with a crunchy coating and slathered with a buttery, spicy glaze? I like to serve the chicken in a classic Read More..

SICHUAN DRY FRIED GREEN BEANS

SICHUAN DRY FRIED GREEN BEANS

Bright, blistered, charred green beans tossed with a meaty, chili-flavored oil that’s the definition of ‘umami’.  You’ve ordered the Chinese fried green beans at your favorite restaurant, but now you can make Sichuan Dry-Fried Green Beans, a healthier version, at home. Did you know those Read More..

SPICY SWEET CHICKEN BISCUIT with Green Chile Cheese Spread

SPICY SWEET CHICKEN BISCUIT with Green Chile Cheese Spread

This delicious chicken biscuit combines a savory, fried chicken fillet topped with a hot, honey butter, a spicy green chile cheese spread, and a flaky, buttery biscuit.  It makes a great weeknight dinner, weekend brunch, or a picnic in the backyard with the kids. I Read More..

EASY DIRTY RICE

EASY DIRTY RICE

Dirty rice is a Cajun classic usually served as a side dish.  This version is hearty enough to serve as a main course. I like to make this a spicy meal by serving this Cajun classic with Extra Flavorful Jalapeno Poppers, a few Southern Hush Read More..

CHEDDAR JALAPENO BREAD

CHEDDAR JALAPENO BREAD

This bread is rich, slightly spicy, salty, and very cheesy.  Crisp and crunchy on the outside with a moist and fluffy interior, it will leave you craving more. Upon moving from Pittsburgh to Houston, I just did not understand the reverence that Houstonians had for Read More..

SPICY MEXICAN RICE PILAF

SPICY MEXICAN RICE PILAF

This is a simple recipe that explodes with the comforting, spicy, warm flavors of Mexico.  So versatile, Spicy Mexican Rice Pilaf can be a side or with the addition of some ground beef or shredded chicken, it’s a one-pot meal. I like to serve this Read More..