Bitter-Orange Roasted Chicken Breast

In all my years and all the lemon chicken I’ve made surprisingly its never crossed my mind to just straight marinade in citrus like oranges, grapefruit, lemons. To really bring that lemony chicken taste home. I really always stuck to brines and added wine to it. Now this is my official ultimate chicken go-to. A…

Cajun Chicken Wings in Hot Butter

I love wings and sometimes I need to remind myself not be a repetitive eater. Not to say you shouldn’t enjoy what you enjoy but repetition is boring and easy. Easy comes in handy more often than not but to live day by day? I’ve actually had to check the way I think about food…

Citrus Butter Shrimp Skewers

You can never go wrong with shrimp, Its a crowd pleasers, its incredibly versatile and can hold it own. Plus the six minute cooking time, what could be better than that? Now a lot of times you hear that seafood isn’t someone’s thing but shellfish they can deal with. I’m one of those people. In…

Caesar Salad Spring rolls

This no carb option is perfect for on the go. Wraps are something I need in my life. Sometime I want to do It without the bread. For the longest I couldn’t think of any alternative because lets face it, there is nothing worse than a wrap that falls apart. Most of the healthy alternative…

Spiced Rubbed Lamb

It seems a lot of people can be intimidated by lamb. I get it, Depending on the cut you have to hit the right temperature. It can be gamey and can kind of be a hard thing to introduce to people. Some people like it and some people don’t but I for one love lamb….

Squid and Fennel Salad

I think squid is something everyone should try at least once. Its often seen as one of those things you rather order at a restaurant than make at home, which is understandable. Once you get the hang of and the do’s and don’ts it’ll be a cake walk. The main thing to remember about squid…

Hoisin and Beer Marinated Pork Chops

I tend to over do it when I go to specialty markets. The over excitement of it all always gets me. I’ve even gone so far as to picking up a hand basket from the front instead of a cart to try and keep things at a minimum. The way I shop sometimes you’d think…

Cherry Habanero Chinese Spareribs

I’m starting to think the theme going into my summer is going to be sweet heat because I find myself gravitating to the two a lot lately. For me its anything with a decent sugar content plus the hottest pepper I have on hand at the moment. That makes for some really fun, flavorful, interesting…

Cheesy Italian Chicken

Nine times out of ten I have my weekly meals planned. I like to have my ideas down, a potential shopping list, and potential spin offs for left overs of ingredients. I usually have a general idea for the week. Now whether or not I get to everything is another story. Sometimes I have my…