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Smoked Chili

Smoked Chili


Smoked Chili is made using one of the most delicious cooking technique ever: Smoking burgers to crumble and add to homemade chili. All it needs is some freshly grated cheese, a lil' sour cream and, of course, Frito's. …

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Christmas Charcuterie Board3

Christmas Charcuterie Board

Forget long recipes, meal courses and appropriate serving times; Christmas Charcuterie Boards are the way to go this holiday season.…

Smoked Turkey Charcuterie Board

Smoked Turkey Charcuterie Board

My Smoked Turkey Charcuterie Board is what appetizer lovers’ dreams are made of. This board is perfect for entertaining your guests before dinner (many guests to one board so they don’t get too full), and also perfect for a…

Coq au Vin | Dixie Chik Cooks

Coq au Vin

Coq au Vin is a classic French dish that translates to “chicken cooked in wine”.  It’s braised low and slow with mushrooms, pearl onions and bacon, and becomes falling-off-the-bone tender.…

Kahlua Chicken

Kahlua Chicken

Kahlua Chicken is a simple grilled chicken using Kahlua coffee liqueur and boneless, skinless chicken breasts. It’s fantastic if it’s marinated, but also great if just brushed on before and during grilling.   …

Mexican Stromboli

Mexican Stromboli

My Mexican Stromboli is a fusion of some of my favorite Mexican flavors and my favorite pizza dough. It’s seasoned beef, black beans, onions, mushrooms, olives, sweet peppers…two types of cheese wrapped in dough and baked. It’s seriously delicious,…

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus with Lemon Tarragon Aioli

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus can be a side dish or an appetizer. Salty and satisfying, it fits perfectly in a Thanksgiving menu and works just as well for a girls’ night in an appetizer spread.…

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Cauliflower Pizza Crust replaces ordinary crust with cauliflower, mixed with cheese and a few other ingredients to make a largely carb/gluten-free base.…

Tomatillo Enchilada Sauce

Tomatillo Enchilada Sauce

This is Tomatillo Enchilada Sauce. Most people know what salsa verde is, and if you like salsa verde you probably like Enchiladas Verde, which is salsa verde on top of enchiladas. Or is it? I wanted to find out…

Naan

The Best Naan

Typically made in big hot clay Tandoor ovens, Naan is an Indian bread with signature dark blisters and pockets of air. It’s kinda sorta like pita bread, but has a deeper taste and a softer texture.…

Black Eyed Pea Salsa

Black Eyed Pea Salad

Some people call this Redneck Caviar or Hillbilly Caviar, but I’m not especially fond of either name. It doesn’t do it any justice. I just like to call it what it is – Black Eyed Pea Salad. This is…

Mustard Rubbed Smoked Pork

Mustard Rubbed Smoked Pork

Mustard Rubbed Smoked Pork is now one of my favorite smoked recipes. Who knew that simple yellow mustard could become so significant on a big slab of pork before going in the smoker?…

Lebnah

Lebnah

Lebnah is a spreadable, dippable,  Middle Eastern cheese that is made with strained Greek yogurt and salt; the seasonings are up to you. This is my version.  …

Cheesy Twice Baked New Potatoes

Cheesy Twice Baked New Potatoes

Cheesy Twice Baked New Potatoes are red potatoes that are baked twice, elegant in appearance and severe in deliciousness. These make the perfect side dish for chicken, fish or even with eggs for breakfast. …

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