Tag Archives: Honey

Honey Glazed Cajun Spiced Ham

Honey Glazed Cajun Spiced Ham is one of my fave Holiday hams, no matter the Holiday. It couldn’t be better during the fall/winter months & brightens up a harsh, cold Easter like we’re having this year.

Honey Glazed Cajun Spiced Ham
Honey Glazed Cajun Spiced Ham
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Vietnamese Chicken Salad

I’ve been loving this Vietnamese Chicken Salad with a tangy, slightly spicy vinaigrette. Then there’s the cool, crunchy veggies, the chicken, the crushed peanuts and a good hit of lime. I thought you might like it, too.

Vietnamese Chicken Salad Meal Prep
Vietnamese Chicken Salad Meal Prep
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Roasted Sweet Potato & Brussels Sprouts

Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts, roasted to perfection then tossed with a White Balsamic & Honey Vinaigrette

These Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts are pretty special. Roasted to perfection, they’re gorgeous as is, but you’ll want to take these one step further: Finish them off with a sweet, tart White Balsamic Vinaigrette.

Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts with a White Balsamic Honey Vinaigrette.
Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Brussels Sprouts, Dried Cherries, and a White Balsamic Honey Vinaigrette

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Gingerbread Granola

So good it's hard to believe that it is so healthy!

Ya might think that I’d have gotten my share of Gingerbread over the Holidays, but it just didn’t work out. I wanted to find the time to make Gingerbread Men. I really did. I was so psyched about them. I even got the cookie cutters out and everything…

Home-made Gingerbread Granola with Dried Cherries & Pecans
Home-made Gingerbread Granola with Dried Cherries & Pecans

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Honey Sesame Chicken in the Instant Pot

Honey Sesame Chicken - This Instant Pot recipe will have dinner on the table in under 30 - even if your chicken is frozen! https://frugalhausfrau.com/

This  Honey Sesame Chicken in the Instant Pot has saved me over and over in the last few months. When the hunger-crazed octogenarians (my folks) begin circling around 5:00 p.m. like sharks and the day’s been too hectic for anything else, I think Honey Sesame Chicken.

Honey Sesame Chicken Instant Pot
Honey Sesame Chicken Instant Pot

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Thai Inspired Cabbage Salad

Thai cole-slaw cabbage saladA few nights ago, we made these marvelous

Recently we made Thai Curry Chicken Skewers from the Thankful Heart. They were a huge hit, so be sure to click over and explore Rhonda’s blog – you are guaranteed to find something you’ll want to make. But I needed a side for these skewers. Something fast, delish and easy.

Thai inspired cole-slaw
Thai inspired cole-slaw

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Famous Dave’s Cornbread

The lightest, sweetest, fluffiest cornbread with a honey jalapeno glaze. To die for!

If you want an incredible, moist, fluffy cornbread, you’ve got to try Famous Dave Anderson’s recipe. He claims it’s even better than his corn muffins that are served at his Famous Dave’s restaurants. I agree!

Famous Dave's Cornbread
Famous Dave’s Cornbread

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Slow Cooker Mexican Style Honey Lime Chicken

Slow Cooker Chicken with a Mexican Flair - you'll find a whole lot of ways of ways to use this luscious tangle of 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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Pork Chops with Plum Compote

The sweet/tangy sauce is amazing with pork chops - easy enough for weeknight, elegant enough for company

I think I might have a perfect end of summer meal for you: Pork Chops with Plum Compote and Grilled Plums on the side. Fast & easy enough for a weeknight and just special enough to serve as a casual company dish. Just remember to brine your pork chops ahead of time so they stay beautifully moist.

Pork Chops with Plum Compote
Pork Chops with Plum Compote

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Kindred Milk Bread

Kindred Milk Bread - uses the Japanese method called Tangzhong (milk is cooked with flour) and they are so light,fluffy, rich and delicious! Easy and fast rising, too. Can make in large pans

There are times you can’t help yourself, you just have to make a recipe – and this is one of those times! This is Kindred’s Milk Bread. It’s served at Kindred Restaurant in Davidson, North Carolina to every dinner table. It’s a beautiful thing, this bread.  Make it – I promise you you’ll love it!

Kindred's Milk Bread - Japanese method Tangzhong
Kindred’s Milk Bread

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Red Cabbage & Carrot Slaw with Cranberries, Mint & Honey

This Red Cabbage and Carrot Slaw practically screams fall – punctuated with sweet-tart chewy dried cranberries, a little extra crunch from the almonds and a zing from the cumin and mint, it really leans more towards Moroccan cuisine than Mexican or Asian or “good ‘ol” American like some of my other slaws. The flavors, though, adapt to a number of cuisines!

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Chicken & Fruit Salad with Raspberry Dressing

I’ve been making this Chicken & Fruit Salad for years, originally culled from Cooking Light. It’s just such a gorgeous salad, full of all kinds of great things and it’s all set off by a creamy raspberry dressing. It’s one of my favorite ways to make sure I get some fruit in my diet along with a few greens. On a hot summer day, there’s nothing better.

Chicken & Fruit Salad
Chicken & Fruit Salad

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