Smoky Hickory and Brown Sugar Cured Salmon

This salmon is quick cured first to draw our extra moisture, then hot smoked over hickory wood for a firmer texture. Morton's Tender Quick is a curing mixture available in the spice section of the grocery store. 1/2 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar 1 tbsp Old Bay seasoning 1 tbsp Morton's Tender quick 1... Continue Reading →

Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps

My friend Daria O'Toole made this recipe one night and I fell in love. Low carbs and healthy with amazing flavor I couldn't resist to share it with all of you! 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 lb small cubed chicken breast 2 tbsp peanut butter 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce 2 tbsp low sodium... Continue Reading →

Romaine, Arugula and Spinach Salad

This salad is a great starter or main course (add Chicken for extra protein). I topped it with several toppings, but you can add whatever toppings your heart desires. I threw this together today and it was superb. 3-4 oz Spinach 3-4 oz Arugula 3-4 oz Romaine 1-2 handfuls shredded Carrots handful Walnuts, chopped handful Sunflower Seeds... Continue Reading →

Mushroom-Barley Soup

I made this for the first time today and it was delicious! This soup reminds me of my good friend Sabrina Daisley who would make a similar soup that I adored. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. 1 tbsp unsalted butter 1.5 cups sliced celery 1.5 cups sliced carrots 1 1/4... Continue Reading →

Chicken and Dumplings

My good friend, Christina Snowden, has helped me so much learning quick meals for the family. She told me about this recipe from the Crock Pot Girls, and wow is it tasty. But best of all, it's a quick simple meal you can throw together in the morning so dinner is ready when you get... Continue Reading →

The Best Brisket Rub & Mop Sauce

Demian's friend at work, Rick Seiffert, passed down this recipe to us. Demian made this and the brisket just melts in your mouth. So much flavor and so powerful! I will post the cooking instructions for Demian's brisket soon. Rub 3 tbsp chile powder 1 tbsp coarse salt 2 tsp black pepper 1.5 tsp brown... Continue Reading →

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