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Monday, July 29, 2019

Smoked BBQ Wings

Did you know that today is National Chicken Wing Day? It is, and I am celebrating with some fellow bloggers by, what else but, enjoying some fun and fabulous Smoked BBQ Chicken Wings! There are so many different ways to enjoy chicken wings, that it is difficult to decide how to make them. They can be fried, of course. But also baked, slow cooked, air fried, grilled and smoked! Then there is the skin of the wing. It can be seasoned, rubbed, dipped, brushed, breaded, sprinkled, and rolled.  Then the flavors. They are endless! Do you want teriyaki, garlic herb, lemon pepper, cajun bbq, honey garlic, a dry rub, a mild mustard bbq, a hot sauce? I can truly continue for a page or two on the flavors, and I wouldn't have named them all. So, have I helped you decide how you want your wings, or have I just brought up more questions! I know, right! Too many decisions! So I decided to go with a Smoked BBQ Wing with a Spicy Rub, and I am so glad I did. This is the first time I have smoked wings, and they were fantastic! They take about 2 hours, and they are worth the wait!

 Smoked BBQ Wings 
(makes 1 dozen wings)
(printable recipe at end of page)


1 dozen raw Chicken Wings
3 tablespoons Chipotle Seasoning
1 1/2 teaspoons Garlic Salt
1 teaspoon Onion Powder
1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
1/2 teaspoon Paprika
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon Dark Brown Sugar


Mix all of the dry rub ingredients together in a bowl.
Roll each raw chicken wing in the rub, and place on a baking sheet. I rolled them sparingly, as I knew it would be a bit hot, and I didn't want to overdo it! It ended up being the right way to dry rub them, as they had the perfect amount of heat!
I used applewood chips for the smoke. This picture is about 1 hour into the process. They are coming along great, and this is a good time to check the internal temperature of the wings.
Another 40-60 minutes, and the wings are temping at 165 degrees, so they are done!
Enjoy with your favorite dipping sauce!

Thank you for joining me today! I hope you have the opportunity to try my Smoked BBQ Wings! My family and I loved them!


Thank you to Christie, who blogs at A Kitchen Hoor's Adventures 
for hosting this fun and very tasty event!
Check out all the wing recipes from my blogging friends listed below!



Ain’t nothing but a chicken wing! 
Chicken Wing Day recipes:



Smoked BBQ Wings

Yield: 12
Author:

ingredients:

  • 1 dozen raw Chicken Wings
  • 3 tablespoons Chipotle Seasoning
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Garlic Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dark Brown Sugar

instructions:

How to cook Smoked BBQ Wings

  1. Mix all of the dry rub ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Roll each raw chicken wing in the rub, and place on a baking sheet. I rolled them sparingly, as I knew it would be a bit hot, and I didn't want to overdo it! It ended up being the right way to dry rub them, as they had the perfect amount of heat!
  3. I used applewood chips for the smoke. This picture is about 1 hour into the process. They are coming along great, and this is a good time to check the internal temperature of the wings.
  4. Another 40-60 minutes, and the wings are temping at 165 degrees, so they are done!
  5. Enjoy with your favorite dipping sauce!
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Sunday, April 7, 2019

Cucumber Egg Salad Bites / #OurFamilyTable

I am an egg lover! What about you? I enjoy eggs pretty much anyway you can make them. From the pretty basic, over easy breakfast (and sometimes dinner) with ham and toast, to a fancy chocolate souffle. If eggs are on the menu, I'm there! Today I made Cucumber Egg Salad Bites. These little bites remind me of tea parties and fancy luncheons. They are dainty and quite refreshing, and would make a wonderful addition to your Easter or Mother's Day table!

Cucumber Egg Salad Bites
(recipe makes approx. 20 pieces)
(printable recipe at end of page)

6 Eggs
2-3 Cucumbers
1 small Onion
3-4 tablespoons Mayonnaise
Ground Pepper
Fresh Strawberries


Boil your eggs first. I boil them a certain way, and I very seldom ever have any trouble getting the shell off. This is how to make them look pretty. Place the eggs in a pot of cold water. Put the temperature on high so they will boil. Once boiling, set the timer for 15 minutes. Once the timer rings, take the eggs to the sink. Don't drain the hot water, but start adding cold water to the pot. Let water run over into the sink, until the water in the pot is ice cold.

 Remove boiled eggs from the pot. The shells should come off quickly now, and more importantly, with out looking cut up and ugly.

I sliced the egg down the center, then turned it and sliced it on the other side. Chop into pieces.

 Before placing the egg salad in the cucumber, cut a little bit of the flesh of the cucumber away from the sides. Only go about half way down. You want to leave a little bit on the bottom.

Chop the onions into small bite sized pieces. Add mayonnaise, a little at a time, mixing after each addition. You will know when you have enough. Sprinkle with ground pepper. Chop the strawberries. Don't cut them too tiny. They taste best in this dish when they are cut a little bigger. Use a small scoop to place egg salad into cucumber.  That's it!

 I hope you enjoyed this recipe for Cucumber Eggs Salad Bites. If you have any questions about anything, please leave a message below, in the comments, and I will answer you asap. Thank you for stopping by today! Check out how some of my blogging friends put their unique and tasty spin on Egg Salad!

Egg-straordinary Egg Salad Recipes


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Cucumber Egg Salad Bites

Yield: approx. 20 pieces
Author:

ingredients:

Cucumber Egg Salad Bites
  • 6 Eggs
  • 2-3 Cucumbers
  • 1 small Onion
  • 3-4 tablespoons Mayonnaise
  • Ground Pepper
  • Fresh Strawberries

instructions:

  1. Boil your eggs first. I boil them a certain way, and I very seldom ever have any trouble getting the shell off. This is how to make them look pretty. Place the eggs in a pot of cold water. Put the temperature on high so they will boil. Once boiling, set the timer for 15 minutes. Once the timer rings, take the eggs to the sink. Don't drain the hot water, but start adding cold water to the pot. Let water run over into the sink, until the water in the pot is ice cold.
  2. Remove boiled eggs from the pot. The shells should come off quickly now, and more importantly, with out looking cut up and ugly.
  3. I sliced the egg down the center, then turned it and sliced it on the other side. Chop into pieces.
  4. Before placing the egg salad in the cucumber, cut a little bit of the flesh of the cucumber away from the sides. Only go about half way down. You want to leave a little bit on the bottom.
  5. Chop the onions into small bite sized pieces. Add mayonnaise, a little at a time, mixing after each addition. You will know when you have enough. Sprinkle with ground pepper. Chop the strawberries. Don't cut them too tiny. They taste best in this dish when they are cut a little bigger. Use a small scoop to place egg salad into cucumber. That's it!
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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Naan Bread Grilled Veggie Pizza / #FarmersMarketWeek

We love homemade pizzas at out house! We love adding our favorite toppings and our favorite cheese, and popping them on the grill or in the oven, for a quick and easy snack or meal! Over time we have experimented with various types of crust, and we have several that we like. We have tried homemade dough, dough from the grocery, and frozen dough. We have used tortillas as the crust, along with purchased crust, but these Mini Naan Breads are a family favorite. We all like them!
This recipe is super simple and quick. I used purchased Naan Bread and purchased Pizza Sauce, so this may be more of a "how to put together a pizza", than a recipe. I added tasty items from the Farmers Market, like onions, roma tomatoes, and corn.  No matter how you look at it, you are going to love these pizzas. For a quick meal or snack, they can't be beat!


Naan Bread Grilled Veggie Pizza
(printable recipe at end of page)
(makes 2 pizzas)

Mini Naan Bread
Pizza Sauce
1 Roma Tomato
2 tablespoons of Corn 
2-3 tablespoons of Sweet Vidalia Onion
Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
Fresh Mozzarella Pearls


Spoon pizza sauce on to the Naan Bread. Chop up onion, slice tomato, and cut corn from the cob. 
Roast the corn on the grill, or in a frying pan, until it is brown and delicious looking.
Start building your pizza. Add more of what you love, and less, or none of what you don't!
Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella over the sauce and vegetables. Add the fresh mozzarella pearls to the top! They are the best!
Place your pizza on a baking sheet and pop it into the pre heated oven at 350 degrees. It should take approx. 7 minutes to bake, then switch to broil for 3 minutes.
If you are grilling the pizza~YUM! Use a temperature of medium, and watch the bottom of the Naan Bread so it doesn't burn. It will taste so good and take approx. 15-20 minutes.
This is definitely ready to eat!
Anyway you cook it, you are going to love Naan Bread Grilled Veggie Pizza!

I am so glad that you stopped by today! #FarmersMarketWeek is going on through this week, so please check out more tasty recipes from my fellow bloggers listed below!



Wednesday #FarmersMarketWeek Recipes




Yield: 2 pizzas

Naan Bread Grilled Veggie pizza

ingredients:

Mini Naan Bread
Pizza Sauce
1 Roma Tomato
2 tablespoons of Corn 
2-3 tablespoons of Sweet Vidalia Onion
Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
Fresh Mozzarella Pearls

instructions:


  1. Spoon pizza sauce on to the Naan Bread. Chop up onion, slice tomato, and cut corn from the cob. 
  2. Roast the corn on the grill, or in a frying pan, until it is brown and delicious looking.
  3. Start building your pizza. Add more of what you love, and less, or none of what you don't!
  4. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella over the sauce and vegetables. Add the fresh mozzarella pearls to the top! They are the best! Place your pizza on a baking sheet and pop it into the pre heated oven at 350 degrees.  
  5. It should take approx. 7 minutes to bake,  then switch to broil for 3 minutes.
  6. If you are grilling the pizza~YUM! Use a temperature of medium, and watch the bottom of the Naan Bread so it doesn't burn. It will taste so good and take approx. 15-20 minutes.
  7. Anyway you cook it, you are going to love Naan Bread Grilled Veggie Pizza!
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Charred Corn Salad / #BBQWeek

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BBQWeek. I received product samples from sponsors to use in creating #BBQWeek recipes. However, all opinions are mine alone.



Every BBQ needs a few side dishes to round out the meal, so for Day 3 of #BBQWeek, I made this yummy Charred Corn Salad! Full of flavor and fresh vegetables, like asparagus from #Michigan Asparagus and fresh corn, right off the cob, along with a few more, this makes a great addition to any cookout! Your guests will love the freshness and you will love the fact that you can put this salad together the day before you plan to  serve it!

Charred Corn Salad 
(printable recipe at end of recipe)

8-10 Asparagus Stalks
drizzle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
salt
2 Ears of Corn
1 small Yellow Pepper
1 medium Orange Pepper
1 White Onion
8-10 mini Red Tomatoes
1 fresh Lime
3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Juice from 1/2 a Lime
Pinch of Salt
Ground Pepper
1/4 teaspoon Sugar ( if needed)
1/2 fresh Avocado

Drizzle asparagus with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
Place asparagus on the grill, watching it carefully to make sure it does not burn. Turn it often.
Char the corn cobs and the yellow pepper by placing them on the grill, and as they char, keep turning them until they are completely charred.
Remove the corn and pepper from the grill. Place the pepper in a glass bowl and cover the top with plastic wrap. Seal it tight. The heat from the plastic will loosen the skin on the pepper, making it easier to peel the outer skin off. It should be ready to be peeled in 15-20 minutes. Start pulling the peppers skin off. If it does not come off easily, recover the bowl and give the pepper more time. Set the pepper to the side and throw out the skin.
Cut the corn off the cob.
Chop the orange pepper and some slices of the onion. Wrap them together in foil, along with a pat of butter. Place on the grill to become tender.
Chop the top part of your asparagus into pieces. Discard the bottom part.
Mix everything together in a bowl. Chop the avocado and place on the top.
Make the Lime Vinaigrette by adding the Extra Virgin Olive Oil, the lime juice, salt and pepper to a small bowl. Whisk as you add the ingredients. Taste, and if too tart, add the sugar.
Pour vinaigrette over salad as you are serving, or in the case of a potluck party, let the vinaigrette sit nearby, so your guests can add their own!

Thank you for joining me today to celebrate #BBQWeek and Michigan Asparagus! Stop by their website for more information about asparagus! Their site is full of information and recipes, cooking tips and the how-to for asparagus!!

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#BBQWeek Recipes

See what the bloggers served up Wednesday for #BBQWeek

Cherry Chipotle Bourbon Baked Beans by Cookaholic Wife
Charred Corn Salsa by The Freshman Cook
Cherry Chipotle Grilled Pork Tenderloin by Tip Garden
Everything Bagel Pasta Salad by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks
Grilled Asparagus Salad by Cindy's Recipes and Writings
  Grilled Chicken Tikki Tacos by A Kitchen Hoor's Adventures
  Grilled Kale Salad with Ricotta by Culinary Adventures with Camilla
  Grilled Lemon Pepper Asparagus by The Chef Next Door
  Grilled Nam Prik Shrimp Skewers by 4 Sons 'R' Us
Grilled Spiced Blue Hawaiian Cocktail by Daily Dish Recipes
  Grilled Stuffed Meatballs with Pineapple Sauce by Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice
  Hawaiian Macaroni Salad by Jonesin' For Taste
Jersey Style Hot Dogs by Jolene's Recipe Journal
  Peppercorn Blue Cheese Burgers with Cherry Ketchup by Strawberry Blondie Kitchen
  Seasoned Barbecue Butter Shrimp Skewers by Family Around the Table
Sweet & Spicy Tangerine Shrimp & Pineapple Kabobs by Books n' Cooks
  Texas-Style Smoked Beef Ribs by Palatable Pastime


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Charred Corn Salad

ingredients:

8-10 Asparagus Stalks
drizzle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
salt
2 Ears of Corn
1 small Yellow Pepper
1 medium Orange Pepper
1 White Onion
8-10 mini Red Tomatoes
1 fresh Lime
3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Juice from 1/2 a Lime
Pinch of Salt
Ground Pepper
1/4 teaspoon Sugar ( if needed)
1/2 fresh Avocado

instructions:


  1. Drizzle asparagus with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
  2. Place asparagus on the grill, watching it carefully to make sure it does not burn. Turn it often.
  3. Char the corn cobs and the yellow pepper by placing them on the grill, and as they char, keep turning them until they are completely charred.
  4. Remove the corn and pepper from the grill. Place the pepper in a glass bowl and cover the top with plastic wrap. Seal it tight. The heat from the plastic will loosen the skin on the pepper, making it easier to peel the outer skin off. It should be ready to be peeled in 15-20 minutes. Start pulling the peppers skin off. If it does not come off easily, recover the bowl and give the pepper more time. Set the pepper to the side and throw out the skin.
  5. Cut the corn off the cob.
  6. Chop the orange pepper and some slices of the onion. Wrap them together in foil, along with a pat of butter. Place on the grill to become tender.
  7. Chop the top part of your asparagus into pieces. Discard the bottom part.
  8. Mix everything together in a bowl. Chop the avocado and place on the top.
  9. Make the Lime Vinaigrette by adding the Extra Virgin Olive Oil, the lime juice, salt and pepper to a small bowl. Whisk as you add the ingredients. Taste, and if too tart, add the sugar.
    Pour vinaigrette over salad as you are serving, or in the case of a potluck party, let the vinaigrette sit nearby, so your guests can add their own!