Author Archives: Heather Brower

Bacon, Shrimp & Grits

Bacon, Shrimp & Grits INGREDIENTS 2 c. low-sodium chicken broth 2 c. water Kosher salt 1 c. corn grits 4 tbsp. butter, divided 1 c. shredded cheddar Freshly ground black pepper 6 slices bacon 1 lb. large shrimp, peeled 1 tsp. dried oregano 1/4 tsp. paprika 4 green onions, thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced […]

Grilled Hoisin Chicken with Fresh Cucumber Salad

  For an Asian-inspired spin on grilled chicken try these hoisin-glazed drumsticks: Jalapeno and lime add spice to the mix, complemented by a cool cucumber salad that packs a tangy bite. Ingredients For the Chicken: 3/4 cup hoisin sauce 3 scallions, coarsely chopped 5 cloves garlic 1 2-inch piece fresh ginger, sliced 1 jalapeno pepper, […]

Fresh Homemade Salsa

The Best Homemade Salsa Recipe! This homemade restaurant-style Salsa is perfect served with tortilla chips or as a topping over your favorite Mexican food, like tacos, burritos, taquitos and so forth. The best party food around and a must-have snack! A super easy, super fresh, super delicious salsa. You’ll never need another salsa recipe again! Servings: 14Prep […]

Baked Ham with Brandy Brown Sugar Ham Glaze

Baked Ham with Brandy Brown Sugar Ham Glaze is an easy baked ham for any occasion with a unique and flavorful brandy brown sugar ham glaze!  Ingredients US Customary – Metric 8-10 pounds smoked ham 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1/2 cup brandy 2 tablespoons whole grain mustard 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 teaspoons salt Instructions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. […]

The Best Macaroni Salad

Macaroni Salad is a classic American side dish served up at summer barbecues and picnics every year. This is the best macaroni salad recipe ever with the perfect balance of flavors. Servings: 8 Servings Ingredients 1 pound elbow noodles 4 ounces cheddar cheese cubed or shredded ½ red onion minced 4 ribs celery diced 1 red bell pepper minced 1 cup frozen peas thawed 1/2 cup mayonnaise ¼ cup cider vinegar ¼ cup minced fresh dill 2 tablespoons sugar […]

Cheesy Shrimp and Grits with Bacon

INGREDIENTS 2 c. low-sodium chicken broth 2 c. water Kosher salt 1 c. corn grits 4 tbsp. butter, divided 1 c. shredded cheddar Freshly ground black pepper 6 slices bacon 1 lb. large shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 tsp. dried oregano 1/4 tsp. paprika  4 green onions, thinly sliced, plus more for garnish 2 cloves garlic, minced Juice of 1/2 lemon DIRECTIONS In a medium saucepan, […]

Slow-Cooker Family Favorite Chili

With just twenty minutes of prep time in the morning, you can set yourself up to come home to the inviting fragrance—not to mention flavor—of home-cooked crockpot chili. The slow-cooking perfectly combines the beef, beans and tomatoes for hearty, satisfying bowls of warm chili goodness. Ingredients 2  lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef 1  […]