Dry Brine for Smoking Salmon

Dry Brine for Smoking Salmon

Being from the Pacific Northwest, I love salmon, specifically smoked salmon. Even more than that, I love it when my dear husband brines and smokes it for me. We often use this recipe…happy smoking! Prep 24 hr∙ Cook 2 hr Ingredients 1 c kosher salt or...
Best Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken

Best Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken

This makes for a very simple but elegant supper. We usually serve it with mashed potatoes or olive oil pasta. —— Prep 5 mins∙ Cook 30 mins∙ Makes Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 lemon, juiced (1/4 cup) 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 3...
Creamy Tuscan Chicken

Creamy Tuscan Chicken

This is a favorite when company is coming over.NOTE: I use chicken breasts cut into strips; they don’t take as long to cook as thighs. Also, I simply use a can of diced tomatoes instead of a fresh tomato.——INGREDIENTS4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs2 teaspoons salt,...
Carne Asada

Carne Asada

If you like recipes “from scratch”, this is great; better yet, go to your local carneceria and order a pound of pre-seasoned carne asada to grill. —— Prep 2 hours∙ Cook 20 mins∙ Makes Serves 4 – 6 INGREDIENTS 2 limes, juiced 4 cloves garlic, crushed ½ cup orange...
Ranch Chicken Tacos

Ranch Chicken Tacos

We love tacos, and it’s fun every once in a while to switch it up from ground beef and use chicken instead… ************* Prep 20 m∙ Cook 5 m∙ Makes 4∙ Source Allrecipes.com INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup ranch dressing 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream 1 (1 ounce)...
Grilled Shrimp Foil Packets

Grilled Shrimp Foil Packets

Makes Yield: 4 servings∙ Source Cookingclassy.com INGREDIENTS 1 lb baby or small red potatoes, sliced into 1/4-inch thick slices 2 ears corn, shucked and sliced into 1-inch thick disks 2 (4 oz) chicken or turkey cajun style andouille sausage links, sliced into...