Tips for Cooking, Storing and Handling Chicken

Tips for Cooking, Storing and Handling Chicken

Chicken is one of the most common proteins that we use in our foods these days. I make chicken at least twice a week for my family. I’ve been working with Sanderson Farms for a few months now (disclosure – I am compensated via OM Media on behalf of Sanderson Farms for sharing) to share different recipes like Grilled Beer Can Chicken, Coq au Vin, Chicken Piccata, and Chicken Bento … Continue Reading →
Television for Foodies

Television for Foodies

There is so much television for foodies on these days that can be so inspiring. It doesn’t matter if you like to cook or just eat, the shows are still fun to watch and can be quite informative as well. I take tons of inspiration from the shows for my own cooking at home as well as learning about new foods to try when I go out to eat. Not … Continue Reading →
Weber Grill Restaurant and Academy Cooking Class – It Rocked!

Weber Grill Restaurant and Academy Cooking Class – It Rocked!

Last week Hubby and I were invited to attend a class at the new Weber Grill Restaurant and Academy that just opened here in St. Louis. The class we attending was Charcoal and Gas Grilling 101 and it rocked! If you are a regular reader of my blog you know that we grill quite often in the Wright household, but even so Hubby and I both learned quite a bit … Continue Reading →
Father’s Day Gifts for the Foodie Dad

Father’s Day Gifts for the Foodie Dad

So last week I shared some Father’s Day tech gifts but not all dad’s are into technology. For this week how about some great Father’s Day gift ideas for all those dads who love to cook. Yep, those Foodie Dads are out there and they love getting new tools to help them create amazing meals for their family. Here are a few of my favorite ideas. Disclosure – I have … Continue Reading →
Cooking With Your Kids #Infographic

Cooking With Your Kids #Infographic

This week’s infographic was delivered straight to my inbox by one of my favorite brands, Cabot Cheese. This one is great because it shares ideas on how to get your kids involved in the kitchen. Not only does this create family time together but you also are teaching skills everyone needs and getting kids involved with meal preparation can make them far less picky eaters. There are ideas for preschoolers, … Continue Reading →
Easy Low Country Shrimp Boil Recipe

Easy Low Country Shrimp Boil Recipe

Hubby loves to cook in his cast iron Dutch oven outside so he is always tagging me in recipes to see if I would want to try this or that. A few weeks ago he had come across a low country shrimp boil and really wanted to try it. Of course, when it was time to cook he couldn’t find said recipe, men! No problem though, I did a quick … Continue Reading →
Onions: how and when to use which variety

Onions: how and when to use which variety

Photo source: Adapted (added title) from “Night Onions” by Katherine Sharpe on Flickr When I first got married the only onion I cooked with was the dried onion flakes you find in the spice aisle. I did this because it was easy (no chopping, no tears) and because I feared biting into a piece of onion in cooked food. Ugh! You know, when you get a piece of raw (or … Continue Reading →
Hubby's Homemade Jalapeno Jelly

Hubby's Homemade Jalapeno Jelly

Hi, this is Hubby. I thought I share with you how I make homemade jalapeno jelly. When I was little I helped my grandma with her canning and I have happy memories of that time so about a year ago I decided to give canning a try myself. Along with canning and making jellies, I like processing my own foods when possible so I know what goes in them. The … Continue Reading →
How to Roast Beets and Saute Beet Greens for a Healthy Side Dish

How to Roast Beets and Saute Beet Greens for a Healthy Side Dish

Everyone is looking for healthy foods to cook at home right now so I thought I would share how to easily cook fresh beets. You can actually get two side dishes with this one vegetable! Beets are very nutritious, easy to make, and are very tasty – really! Buy the entire beet with greens still attached. I suggest looking for organic beets if they are available to you. I bought … Continue Reading →
Cooking at AllRecipes.com with Windows Phone

Cooking at AllRecipes.com with Windows Phone

One of the surprises in Seattle was visiting the AllRecipes.com headquarters! (Disclosure: I received this trip as part of my work with Microsoft and Windows – opinions are my own) I have been a user of AllRecipes for years. We had a great time learning about tech related items and of course, food! We were welcomed with open arms and even received a small goodie bag!     Did you know … Continue Reading →