Jalapeno Popper Cheesecake

jalapeno popper cheesecake

As if Jalapeno Poppers by themselves weren’t yummy enough, we’ve gone and turned them into a “jalapeno popper cheesecake” appetizer!  A perfect addition to your next tailgating party!  This was absolutely tasty! I left out the meat and served this with pita chips, pita bread, and a bunch of different artisan crackers. Paired really well […]

Jamaican Jerk Pulled Pork

Jamaican Jerk Pulled Pork - Cooking with LisaB

When the weather gets warm, let your slow cooker save the day with this super easy and tasty Jamaican Jerk Pulled Pork.  See the end of the recipe for side dish suggestions! Jamaican Jerk Pulled Pork Ingredients 1 boneless pork shoulder (2 1/2 lb) 1-2 tablespoons Jamaican jerk seasoning 1 medium onion, chopped 3/4 cup apple […]

Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

Jamaican Jerk Seasoning - Cooking with LIsaB

How to make your own Jamaican Jerk Seasoning: Ingredients: 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 tablespoon garlic powder 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon curry powder 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons ground black pepper 2 teaspoons dried thyme (or use 1 teaspoon ground thyme) 2 teaspoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon dried parsley […]

Fruity Blueberry Salsa

Fruity Blueberry Salsa

Pepper in fruit salsa? If you think it sounds odd, just try this colorful blueberry salsa. Blended with blueberries and other fruits, dashes of red and black pepper and just enough heat to kindle a delicious combination. Serve this lively flavored sauce with ice cream and pound cake, as shown here. Or try it as […]

10 Weeknight Chicken Dinners

It is back-to-school time and that means super busy schedules and super hungry families. Here are 11 weeknight chicken dinners for a hungry family! Super easy, and super quick to throw together! Honey Baked Chicken 3-4 lbs. fryer cut up Salt and Pepper 1/2 c. butter, melted 3/4 c. honey 1 tsp curry Preheat oven […]

Glazed-Fruit Cheesecake

A lovely appetizer that is sure to “Wow” your guests, this Glazed-Fruit Cheesecake will a wonderful appetizer or an eye-catching centerpiece for a holiday appetizer buffet. It can also be substituted for the cheese and fruit course, or even the dessert course. Serve with a favorite red wine, champagne, or with your favorite bubbly! Ingredients: 2 […]

Not Your Mother’s Grilled Cheese!

Note: This post contains affiliate links to my personal favorite products.  If you click and purchase, I will make a small commission. Supreme Grilled Cheese Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1 head cauliflower, cut in small pieces Salt and pepper 1⁄2 cup flour 1⁄2 cup rice flour 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 cup cold seltzer water (club soda) […]

12 of My Very Favorite Soup Recipes

No matter the time of year, there is something so comforting and familiar about a warm (or cold!) bowl of soup. I’m so excited to share with you 12 of my very favorite soup recipes!  Whether it be a creamy cup of potato soup with cheddar sprinkled on top, a cold summertime gazpacho, or a hearty beef […]

Sunday Chicken Dinners Part 2

Sunday Chicken Dinners – brings back memories of childhood, family reunions, church picnics, don’t they? Stuffed Chicken Breasts 8 boneless, skinless chicken breast salt and pepper 8 slices Swiss cheese 1 can cream of chicken soup 1/3 c. white wine 1 c. dry herb stuffing mix 1/4 cup melted butter Preheat oven to 350 degrees […]

Sunday Chicken Dinners Part One

Remember going to gramma’s for Sunday chicken dinners? Usually, they were baked or fried. While incredibly yummy, we need more than baked or fried chicken! Here are 16 Sunday chicken dinners to impress your family and friends with! Mozzarella Chicken 4 whole chicken breasts (boneless, skinless) 2 eggs, beaten 4 eggs Italian breadcrumbs 3/4 lb. […]

21 Ways to Make a Chicken Casserole

One of the goals of this blog is to reach 1000 different recipes for chicken.  To get started on that goal, I’ve put together  21 ways to make a chicken casserole. Shredded Chicken Casserole 6 chicken breasts 2 onions 8 c. chicken or vegetable stock 3/4 loaf bread Celery Seasoning Poultry seasoning 2 Tbsp melted butter […]

6 Awesome Chicken Soup Recipes

Chicken soup brings up memories of home, mom making us feel better when we were sick, and just makes you feel good all around!  Check out these 6 Awesome Chicken Soup Recipes!  DOn’t be afraid to experiment with these recipes!  Most of them are awesome in the crock pot (my fave one – affiliate)!   […]

Sodie-Cakes – Yep, They’re a Thing!

So, what in the world are Sodie-Cakes, you ask?  Why they are just about the best thing next to chocolate and cheesecake!  These yummy little treasures are cupcakes made with soda!  Here in Illinois, my family and I call soda “sodie”.  I mean, who would want to eat a Pop-Cake?  Doesn’t quite have the same ring, […]

Fruit n Nut Oatmeal Cookies

I have been making these cookies for years.  It started as an experiment for a “Monster” cookie that included just about everything you can add to a cookie: candy, cookies, chocolate chips, dried fruit, nuts, and sprinkles!  One morning, I had only dried fruit and some pecans on hand.  The result was AMAZING!!  They were […]

The ONLY Zucchini Bread Recipe You Need

Of all the zucchini bread recipes out there, I have the ONLY Zucchini Bread Recipe you need!  I use this recipe to make the base of a creamy zucchini cheesecake (totally secret recipe, if I told you, I’d have to kill you) and for many friends and family!  Zucchini season is almost upon us, so […]