Carnitas Tacos + Taqueria Red Salsa

I think I have mentioned before that we are a bit obsessed with tacos. Especially taqueria style tacos. We used to live in California and had access to some amazing taquerias there. When we first moved east, it was hard to find similar food here. Thankfully now there is a lot more popping up inContinue reading “Carnitas Tacos + Taqueria Red Salsa”

Homemade Gyros Meat + Gyros

We have always been big gyros fans. They are such a quick, fresh, tasty option when eating out. It always seemed impossible to make them at home, since in restaurants they cook the meat on a huge rotating skewer. Then at some point I found this recipe with a method for making gyros meat atContinue reading “Homemade Gyros Meat + Gyros”

Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco Salad

This dinner salad recipe is originally from the Carlsbad Cravings site, which I love. I love salad, but I especially love salad like this cilantro lime chicken taco salad with a ton of good stuff in it. The more tasty ingredients the better. Homemade dressing also goes a long way to making salads better. TheyContinue reading “Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco Salad”

Honey Mustard Salmon + Avocado Basil Sauce + Blistered Tomatoes

My local Sam’s Club has been carrying some really great quality Salmon for the last 6 months or so. I love salmon and am always looking for interesting ways to prepare it. I saw this Honey Mustard Salmon with Avocado Basil Sauce on Half Baked Harvest and immediately wanted to try it. Check out myContinue reading “Honey Mustard Salmon + Avocado Basil Sauce + Blistered Tomatoes”

Hatch Chile BBQ Pulled Pork

Since we live in North Carolina, we are surrounded by BBQ. There are two main types, Eastern and Western. Eastern is vinegar based and is my favorite. Western is more traditional, with the sweet thick BBQ sauce. They are both delicious. There are also a million variations and different cooking methods. This hatch chile bbqContinue reading “Hatch Chile BBQ Pulled Pork”

Crispy Fish Tacos with Avocado Cilantro Sauce

If we go out for dinner and fish tacos are on the menu, I’m probably going to order them. I like both the fried and non fried versions, especially if they come with a good sauce. My family really likes meat, so it can be tough to make meals that are seafood or vegetarian. TheseContinue reading “Crispy Fish Tacos with Avocado Cilantro Sauce”

Peruvian Roasted Chicken with Aji Verde Sauce

Believe it or not, I was a picky eater as a kid. I have no idea why as I love food and will eat pretty much anything now. There were not a lot of things I liked growing up, but chicken was one thing I would always eat. And I still love it. I’m alwaysContinue reading “Peruvian Roasted Chicken with Aji Verde Sauce”

Open Faced Steak Sandwiches with Parmesan Dressing

My family loves steak. And sandwiches. And sourdough (my sourdough recipe and tips here). So these open faced steak sandwiches make everyone happy. Tender steak is layered on top of griddled sourdough and topped with parmesan mustard dressing, arugula, red onion, and some shaved parmesan. So yummy! I haven’t talked a lot on here yetContinue reading “Open Faced Steak Sandwiches with Parmesan Dressing”

Burnt Ends Baked Potatoes

We are celebrating Father’s Day a week early! My husband sent me a video of BBQ burnt ends baked potatoes a while back, so I decided to make it for him today. It is a crispy oven roasted potato, topped with cheese sauce, caramelized bbq burnt ends, and fried shallots on top. Brisket is SOContinue reading “Burnt Ends Baked Potatoes”