TAMY-3 SIDES OF CRAZY tagged posts

SWEET & STICKY PORK CHOPS with DIRTY RICE

SWEET & STICKY PORK CHOPS with DIRTY RICE
DAY 1
BRINE
4 cups water
1/2 cup kosher salt
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup molasses
4-6 cups ice
4-6 thick bone in pork chops

  • In a large sauce pot whisk together water, salt, brown sugar and molasses.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat, add ice blending well...
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SOUTH of the BORDER CHICKEN WINGS & BEER BAKED BEANS

SOUTH of the BORDER CHICKEN WINGS
GLAZE
1 cup BBQ sauce (I use Sweet Baby Ray’s Original)
1/4  cup light corn syrup
1 small can chopped green chiles, drained
1 bunch green onions, finely minced
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin
Juice of 1 lime

  • In a small saucepan whisk together the BBQ ...
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GRILLED PORK CHOPS WITH SOURDOUGH DRESSING & TOMATO GRAVY

Grill or fry pork chops to desired doneness, salt and peppering to taste.

TOMATO GRAVY
1 box POMI’ passata
4 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons Wondra flour
1 cup water
1/3 cup sun dried tomatoes

  • Melt butter in saucepan.
  • Whisk in flour until golden.
  • Add water, whisking until well blended.
  • Add Passat...
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BUTTERMILK CHIVE CHICKEN

One of the things I love best about this recipe is the tenderness of the chicken.  Marinating in buttermilk (especially for beef) is one of the best tenderizers available.

BUTTERMILK CHIVE CHICKEN recipe for 4

MARINADE
1 chicken breast per person
1 tablespoon Litehouse freeze dried red jalapenos

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CHICKEN FRICASSEE

I love to cook.  I love to rehab recipes that I found in magazines or the bottom of my gram’s kitchen drawer. I found this recipe in a Sunset magazine and then changed it to fit our likes, but on the whole it was VERY tasty.  I should have made mashed potatoes though to go with it.

CHICKEN FRICAS...

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SAVORY PARMESAN FRENCH TOAST

SAVORY PARMESAN FRENCH TOAST
6-8 slices thick french bread
4 large eggs
1/2 cup whole milk
1/2 cup heavy cream
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 teaspoon Frank’s hot sauce
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup + garnish amounts to taste grated Parmesan cheese
fresh minced Italian flat leaf parsley
1 batch Bol...

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RUM RAISIN CARROT CAKE with CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

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RUM RAISIN CARROT CAKE with CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
CAKE
2 1/2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 cup packed golden brown sugar
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 cup butter, softened
3 Jumbo eggs
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1/4 cup golden rum*
3 cups grated carrots
8 o...
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Peanut Butter Strawberry Pancakes aka Peanut Butter & Jelly Pancakes

The following recipes were inspired by a recent impulse purchase by hubby of Strawberry Peanut Butter M&M’s which were actually pretty good. I figured with Strawberry season is on the way, it would be a good time to try these out.
 
Peanut Butter Feather Pancakes
1 cup flour
2 tablespoons sugar
2 t...
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Meatloaf with a BIGGER Kick, & Avocado Stufffed Cheddar Jalapenos

MEATLOAF WITH A BIGGER* KICK
2 pounds hamburger
2 Jaapenos, chopped fine
1 bunch green onions, sliced thin
3 cloves minced garlic
1 jumbo egg
1/4 cup chili sauce
1 tablespoon Better than Bouillon Beef Base
1 Tablespoon creamy horseradish
1 sleeve Townhouse crackers, crushed
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/...
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Chicken Enchiladas & Refried Beans

Recently FIL wanted chicken enchiladas. He said 2 different granddaughters would come up and make them in the past and then freeze them so he’d have them later. So I made a big batch and froze them in 2 packs for him.



OOPS there is no picture with the sauce poured over them, but don’t forget this...
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