Spicy Smoked Chicken Thighs

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I think it is SAFE to say that grilling/smoking season is finally here. Yay! Today was a beautiful day outside.  I came home from work and fired up the smoker for these chicken thighs and asparagus. It has been so dry here lately, that I've been afraid to turn on the smoker or grill. There's fire hazard warnings posted all over the state and they don't want people starting fires. One did break out by the Canadian border the other day ago. My favorite chips to smoke with are applewood. ...

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Cheesy Chicken Jalapeno Popper Taquitos

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Since the Baked Buffalo Chicken Taquitos are doing so well on this blog(hope I don't jinx that), I decided to make the Jalapeno Popper Taquitos. I never used to like jalapenos. I one time got one in my eye and it wasn't any fun. Tried to get the nasty burn out of my eye for probably an hour. Wet wash cloths are good for that.  I decided in the future, I'll just use the already canned ones.  Then I don't have to bother chopping them at all. Much, much easier. These taquitos are stuffed w ...

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Hoisin-and-Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs

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O - M - G people. The midseason premiere of the Walking Dead is FINALLY on tonight. It's been soooooooooo long since the last episode (which made me cry like a baby by the way).  I am so excited for it to finally be back on again. RIP Beth. I hope the opener isn't of them putting her in her grave, I don't want to cry again. It will be me and a big bowl of buttery popcorn tonight. I bought 2 3.5 pound packages of chicken thighs at the grocery store for only $4.00 today. That's  7 pounds ...

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One Pot Cheesy Chicken Taco Rice

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I chipped off a part of my tooth last night just chewing on some animal crackers. The part of the tooth that chipped off was decaying and the dentist had told me it needed a crown. Not anymore I guess! I just saved myself over $1,000 because I was just going to end up getting it pulled anyway. It is way in the back where my wisdom teeth were, and I don't think I'd end up missing it that much. Maybe one day I can get a replacement for it, but for now I can't really afford it. Have you ever had a ...

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Honey Mustard Bacon Chicken Thighs

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Warning: The chicken thighs are cooked in a pan in the oven. Be careful when taking the pan out, so you don't burn yourself like I did! I used an oven mit first, but when I went to take a picture of it, I forgot the oven mit. Ouch that kind of hurt somewhat, but only for a couple of seconds. Hot pan, hot pan! These chicken thighs are flavored with every persons favorite dippin sauce: honey mustard, and then topped with bacon. No need to dip the chicken in any sauce here. Unless you can find a ...

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White Chicken Enchiladas

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Have you ever cooked just a bunch of chicken in a crock pot before? If you haven't done that yet, you should do it one time. The chicken can then be made into ANYTHING like these white chicken enchiladas. I like to shred the chicken but my husband prefers to have it whole. We split it down the middle. And that my friends, is how you make marriage work out. j/k I was so excited to try this recipe because I had all the ingredients to make this on hand. LOVE when that happens. AND, since I ...

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Orange Balsamic Chicken Kabobs

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Grilling season is almost done with. *Sigh   Although we grill here when it's -25 degrees outside. How bout you? ;)   I was browsing my pinterest boards and saw this recipe for orange basalmic glazed chicken, and then I thought it would be really fun to make chicken kabobs. It's fun to put food on a stick. Food is better on a stick. Kabobs take no time to make on the grill. For chicken all it takes is 4 flips, with 2 two minutes per side. The chicken comes out really moist.  So, I used ...

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Buffalo Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza

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This pizza is all my favorite ingredients combined into one. Buffalo chicken + bacon + ranch + and pizza!  I didn't want to use buffalo wing sauce as the pizza sauce, so I used ranch dressing instead.  What a good idea that was, it made the perfect sauce. Buffalo wing sauce would have been way too spicy for me. I like a little heat, but not that much. I'm not really sure where my love for buffalo chicken anything started. It could be all those nights spent at Buffalo Wild Wings watching h ...

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