Now that we are in the full swing of summer, it’s time for easy recipes that can be made on the grill. This recipe for Cast Iron Asparagus and Peppers is perfect because it can be made on the grill or in the oven. It’s also very good for you, veggies and olive oil with just a bit of seasoning will give you a ton of flavor that you will love! I used my 10 inch cast iron skillet, see here. I love using this because it works just as well as my 12 inch but can handle stuff like this with ease. This can cook while you have your main course cooking and you don’t need to worry about it. The cast iron helps everything roast evenly. Cast Iron Asparagus and Peppers is a perfect easy summer side for your hot and relaxing nights. Continue reading “Cast Iron Asparagus and Peppers”
I love a good brisket. This Oven Baked Brisket comes out fantastic since it slow cooks to perfection in the oven. Since the vegetables cook right in the pot with it, you’ll have all of dinner covered while the oven handles a lot of the work. The sauce adds an extra delicious touch at the end that you will love. I sometimes make brisket in the crockpot but the oven works great and makes slow cooking a breeze.
Let’s take a moment to quickly explain the difference between crockpot and oven slow cooking. Both methods are so similar that they are practically interchangeable. One key difference that plays a role in this recipe is that you can braise the meat and slow cook to the end product all in the dutch oven. As a result, those flavors develope together creating a deep rich end result.
This recipe is perfect if you love a little kick! These Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeños are the perfect appetizer or snack if you love a little kick to your meals. The cajun seasoning included gives an extra layer that you with love mixed with the bacon. If you love more hand held starters, you will love some Spinach and Cheese Wontons. This is extremely easy to put together and your guests will love them!
Jalapeno Peppers are America’s favorite chile pepper. Packing more vitamin C than an orange with the added benefit of boosting your metabolism.
If you love white, flaky fish, then you will love this Spicy Pollack Skillet. The fish cooks in a seasoned sauce and comes out perfect. The beans, fire roasted tomatoes and cumin give it a southwestern flavor that will make you want more as it smells delicious. I used fresh pollack for this but if that is hard for you to get, you can use frozen or another white fish like tilapia or cod. If you are looking for more fish recipes, check out our Honey Lime Tilapia or my Grilled Mahi Mahi with Corn and Avocado Salad. This Spicy Pollack Skillet is just the thing for a delicious, seafood meal! Continue reading “Spicy Pollack Skillet”
This oven baked pulled pork is the perfect way to spend a free day. This makes a big batch that you can store for the week for your favorite recipes! Whether it’s enchiladas or sandwiches, having your pork already shredded and ready to go will save you tons of prep time later in the week. I sometimes make this in the crockpot, but this version comes out nice and moist too and the dutch oven holds more meat over my slow cooker. Keep this recipe on hand for anytime you want easy oven pulled pork demand. Continue reading “Oven Baked Pulled Pork”