Quick & Easy Chicken Nachos

Chicken Nachos

Taco Tuesday We enjoy going to the Taco Tuesday gathering at Prohibition Drinks & Desserts here in New Bern every week.  It’s an evening full of delicious tacos, comradery among fellow boaters, lots of smiles and laughter, and maybe even a salty story or two.  My kind of Tuesday night for sure! Well, since we aren’t going this week (enter pouty faces here), I thought I would share a quick and easy Chicken Nachos recipe instead.  Wait a minute, scratch that!  We decided to go to Taco Tuesday tonight after all.  Yay!! …

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Pressure Cooker Chicken

Pressure Cooker Chicken

A Whole Chicken & A Pressure Cooker So, I ran across a sale on whole chickens a couple of weeks ago, and thought hmmmm I bet I can cook this in the pressure cooker.  Of course I researched several recipes, and came up with my own version of Pressure Cooker Chicken. Wow, did it turn out great! So tender and moist.  It will fall off the bone, and melt in your mouth! Definitely another pressure cooker recipe I will be adding to the list of favorites.  Served it with green…

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Butterscotch Chocolate Chip Cookies

Butterscotch Chocolate Chip Cookie

What is Butterscotch? I’ve never really pondered that question until now, but what exactly is Butterscotch?  I’ve never made butterscotch, so I couldn’t tell you how to make it.  I mean, does it actually have scotch in it?  I decided to find out the answer to that question. According to my research, butterscotch is actually made by heating brown sugar, and butter.  However, some recipes also call for the addition of vanilla, heavy cream, or eggs.  So, I understand where the word butter comes from in butterscotch, but what about…

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Five Bean Turkey Chili Night on a Chilly Night

Five Bean Turkey Chili

Five Bean Turkey Chili: Introduction Few foods satisfy on a cold night like a hot bowl of Five Bean Turkey Chili served with sour cream, cheese and a few corn or tortilla chips.  Tonight, in the aftermath of the frigid temperatures from Bomb Cyclone Grayson, we were both hungry, and we both thought Five Bean Turkey Chili sounded like it would hit the spot. Everyone has their own recipe for chili, and I am no different. Typically I shoot more for the fullness of a balanced flavor, rather than just…

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15 Dozen Cookies in the Galley

Cookies

15 Dozen Cookies in the Galley So I thought it would be a great idea this holiday season to bake cookies to give to family and friends.  The only problem was I couldn’t pin down one flavor to bake, so I decided to make not one or two flavors, but five.  Little did I realize just how many cookies that would be.  So let’s see, that’s 5 different batches of cookies,  3 dozen cookies in each batch,  which equals 15 batches, for a grand total of 180 cookies baked right…

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Banjo’s Hashbrown Casserole

Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole

There’s a restaurant here in New Bern that has some pretty tasty Dutch potatoes, or as I call it hashbrown casserole.  Recently, after a visit to said restaurant, I was reminded just how much our Captain loves this delicious cheesy dish.  Without delay, I set out on a mission to replicate it, or at least make something acceptable.  After researching several recipes online, I came up with my own version of what I am calling Banjo’s Hashbrown Casserole. To my surprise, the Captain approved, and actually said my hashbrown casserole…

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