Maple-Mustard Chicken Thighs

Last week, a quick grilled dinner was in order. After a search through our deep freezer for a cut we wanted to cook, we agreed on some amazing Frenched chicken thighs from our local poultry company, Red Bird Farms. These are a little like airline chicken breasts, but with the dark meat instead. The thighContinue reading “Maple-Mustard Chicken Thighs”

Planning Ahead for the Holidays: Dry Brined Turkey

Over the next few weeks, I plan to be sharing a bunch of holiday-focused content on my blog as well as on my social channels. While Thanksgiving and Christmas seem like a long time from now, the reality is that in less than 2 months the turkey will be gracing your dinner table, and thisContinue reading “Planning Ahead for the Holidays: Dry Brined Turkey”

Roasted Chicken with Garlic, Lemon, and Chilies

adapted from BonAppetit Sometimes, something that’s not quite BBQ is called for. This recipe is adapted from one we found in a BonAppetit magazine. It works perfectly in the grill! Cook about 2 pieces of chicken per person. Great as a leftover, so make extra! Ingredients:  Bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs and legs  1 lemon, slicedContinue reading “Roasted Chicken with Garlic, Lemon, and Chilies”

Homemade Tamales

We recently discovered a great way to use and repurpose leftovers into something quick and delicious for dinner in a hurry. Homemade tamales! So far, we’ve made them with leftover shredded smoked chicken, and pulled pork. This weekend brisket is on the menu, and you can bet we’ll be keeping some leftovers to try asContinue reading “Homemade Tamales”