Tacos al Pastor

Although the meat wasn’t Shawarma spit-grilled, this recipe for Tacos al Pastor is a great grilling meal. This recipe makes a lot so invite a crew over to enjoy it! . . . → Read More: Tacos al Pastor

Hawaiian Meal for Cook the Books

Deb at Kahakai Kitchen is hosting Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers by Sara Ackerman. Here’s my Hawaiian inspired meal of Kula Pickled Beet Salad and Huli Huli Chicken. . . . → Read More: Hawaiian Meal for Cook the Books

Pineapple-Smoked Baloney

“It smells like burnt baloney and regrets down here.” Here’s my post for this months Food ‘n Flix, Ghostbusters, 2016. . . . → Read More: Pineapple-Smoked Baloney

Pineapple Confit Infused Rum for Burnt (Food ‘n Flix)

Here’s a rum infusion that would make great holiday gifts plus some great cocktails….All of this was inspired by Burnt, this month’s Food ‘n Flix feature. . . . → Read More: Pineapple Confit Infused Rum for Burnt (Food ‘n Flix)

Banana-Pineapple Pop-o-ladas

Two for one—a kid friendly (and delicious) popsicle and a rum-laden treat for the adults. . . . → Read More: Banana-Pineapple Pop-o-ladas

Wicked Fruit

This Wicked Fruit is laden with whiskey and Amaretto as inspired by this month’s Food ‘n Flix feature “The Witches of Eastwick.” . . . → Read More: Wicked Fruit

Pina Colada Cake

Here’s a forgotten recipe that was published in Taste of Home magazine in December. . . . → Read More: Pina Colada Cake

Blue Hawaiian for #PartyLikeAMadMan

Giveaway alert! Win a copy of The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook as we celebrate the season finale. . . . → Read More: Blue Hawaiian for #PartyLikeAMadMan

The Gifts from the Kitchen Kick-Off: Cheese Ball Kits

The first year that I was invited to spend Christmas with The Hubs’ family (my future in-laws), I was thrilled.     We had been dating a long time and I had only met the parents once.

It was to be a momentous occasion to be sure.

His family always celebrated on Christmas Eve with an appetizer/sandwich/snack . . . → Read More: The Gifts from the Kitchen Kick-Off: Cheese Ball Kits

Green Salad with Grilled Chicken, Pineapple, and Peppers

Or using up leftovers…Keep reading for an Asian-Inspired Salad Dressing for this grilled chicken salad. . . . → Read More: Green Salad with Grilled Chicken, Pineapple, and Peppers