Tag Archives: Bargain Meal of the Week

Not Your Father’s Root Beer & Bourbon Glazed Ham

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned Not Your Father’s Root Beer on my blog before – see my Dad and I are pretty wild about it and split one every now and then. So when Dad said he’d like a ham, I immediately (and selflessly, I might add) sacrificed a bottle. Of his, of course, lol! (Fyi: plain old root beer will work in this recipe, too.)

Not Your Fathers Root Beer & Bourbon Glazed Ham

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Carne Asada Steak Tacos

You’ve all heard me talking about my folks and their love for steak – and I think I’m being corrupted a bit! This Carne Asada is a steak I fell pretty hard for, done up today in taco form.

Carne Asada for Steak Tacos (or whatever else you’d like to make!)

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Pollo en Leche de Coco – Guatemalan Chicken in Coconut Milk

Hey, I’ve got a treat of a recipe for you. Easy & quick, healthy and just full of flavor. A little creamy, a little spicy and probably a little different than your every day fare.

Chicken in Coconut Milk
Chicken in Coconut Milk

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Slow Cooker Mexican Style Honey Lime Chicken

I always say I don’t use my crock pot enough, so if you’re like me, here’s a recipe that will put that slow cooker into regular rotation. Honey Lime Chicken. If there’s ever a better taste combo than slightly spicy, slightly sweet, tangy Honey Lime Chicken I don’t know what it is…

Slow Cooker Mexican Style Honey Lime Chicken
Slow Cooker Mexican Style Honey Lime Chicken

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Campbell’s Ultimate Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Hey guys! I’ve been super psyched over my very retro Home-Made Onion Soup Mix. I want to use it in everything. It’s been like a little trip back to the past, only better than I remembered.

Campbells Ultimate Slow Cooker Pot Roast
Campbells Ultimate Slow Cooker Pot Roast

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Thai Pineapple Fried Rice with Kale

When Angie over at Fiesta Friday challenged other food bloggers to create a healthy dish this month, I was all set. See I’ve been making so many marvelous healthy dishes with cauliflower this month (I just can’t seem to get enough of it – maybe I’m lacking some trace mineral it has) that I thought I could just slide a recipe right by her.

Thai Pineapple Fried Rice with Kale
Thai Pineapple Fried Rice with Kale

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Pernil – Puerto Rican Pork Shoulder or Picnic Ham

If you’ve never had the classic Puerto Rican pork roast, Pernil, you’ve been missing out. It’s beyond fantastic – slowly roasted, garlicky, herby deliciousness, done when it’s just about falling off the bone tender.

Pernil - Garlicky, herby deliciousness!
Pernil – Garlicky, herby deliciousness!

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