Caribbean Smoked Chicken & Spicy Smoked Lamb (Big Green Eggs in the “Ham” Fest)

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Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to participate in a smoking competition – and I’ve never even used a smoker before. Thank goodness I had fantastic help. The competition was called Big Green Eggs in the ‘Ham, a 5th year charity fundraiser for Easter Seals of Birmingham. It was …

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“Nashville” Hot Chicken

Nashville Hot Chicken

It’s hot as all hell. And, apparently, it’s from Nashville. This popular chicken apparently originated with a cheating man. Yes, you read that correctly, a cheating man. Just google it, because you need to read the story to get the full effect. The original Nashville hot chicken combines two components …

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16 Easy Recipes For Cinco de Mayo

It’s almost Cinco de Mayo! Do you have plans?? This holiday highlights one of my very favorite cuisines – Mexican Food!! I’ve made you a handy *clickable* collage of some of my best Mexican recipes to help you get prepared to celebrate. Make some tacos, drink some margaritas and enjoy!

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Cooking With Cast Iron: 24 Ways To Use The Best Pan In Your Kitchen

If you don’t know how awesome it is to cook with a cast iron skillet, you’re missing out. It’s a rock star when it comes to searing, just plain cooking over high heat and charring. The best steaks are made in a cast iron pan, and pizzas are stellar in …

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