BBQ Bacon Brisket in the Oven is for those who don’t have the time or equipment to smoke the real deal, Texas-style. It is slow-roasted in the oven, and may be made the day before and reheated before serving. The homemade BBQ sauce is simple to whip up, but if you are pushed for time, use your favorite bottled sauce.
Garlic Cheese Hasselback Potatoes add the flavors of bacon, Parmesan cheese, and Italian herbs to make these popular potatoes extra-special. It takes a steady hand, a thin-bladed knife, and an extreme amount of patience, to cut down just far enough so that the potatoes fan out without cutting all the way through the base that holds them together. See my method below to breeze through this step.
Baked Potato Slabs take potato skins to a new level. The secret is in the method and the delicious herb butter. Perfect for a party appetizer or side dish.
Garlic mushroom puffs are loaded with flavor, but that’s not the best part about them. Make them the day before you need them, then pop them into the oven to bake for your get-together. They look and taste gourmet, but are so easy to make thanks to frozen puff pastry.
Asiago chicken is drool-worthy on its own. Add bacon, sun-dried tomatoes, and herbs to the mixture and boring chicken breasts get leveled up to gourmet status. Red pepper flakes add just the slightest hint of heat to complement the flavor of the rich sauce. Best of all, it’s very easy […]
I’m a self-admitted potato freak. I have always loved the classic creamed potatoes, baby whole onions, and tender sweet peas dish from my youth. This is my uptown version, based on the loaded baked potato, and it’s to die for! It’s creamy, rich with sour cream, and Parmesan cheese. Chives […]
Although I love scalloped potatoes, sometimes I crave something with a more vibrant flavor. The tang of ranch dressing and sour cream is the perfect solution to perk up those bland potatoes. In addition, how can you go wrong with bacon and Cheddar cheese? Nothing short of awesome! You might […]
It’s amazing how something so simple can be so packed with flavor as well as being pleasing to the eye. Thin slices of otherwise bland chicken breasts are stuffed with spinach and cheese, then wrapped with buttery, flaky crescent dough. They couldn’t be easier to make and bake up in […]