This is one of my favorite potluck dishes. It can be made ahead of time, and it?s always a party pleaser. If I?m hosting a luncheon, I make chicken salad on homemade croissants, but for potlucks, I like to go … Continue reading »
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I recently stumbled upon a recipe where someone put lunchmeat in a crockpot with beef broth. I wish I could remember the source, so I could give them credit. That recipe inspired me to try other lunchmeats in the slow cooker?and that?s how the Slow Cooker Reuben Sandwich was born. No need to spend hours … Continue reading »Slow Cooker Reuben Sandwiches is an original recipe from Zestuous.
Three cheeses and a rotisserie chicken make this Slow Cooker Spinach Artichoke Chicken Dip unlike all the rest. It?s great with tortilla chips, but it?s hearty enough to serve as a sandwich or wrap or over fresh-cooked pasta. Fill the slow cooker with fresh spinach, canned or frozen artichoke hearts, cream cheese, parmesan cheese, … Continue reading »Triple Cheese Slow Cooker Spinach Artichoke Chicken Dip is an original recipe...
Don?t let the heat of Jamaican Jerk intimidate you. This Slow Cooker Jamaican Jerk Chicken and Rice recipe is finished off with a creamy dressing to tame the spice and freshen each bite. That?s what Zestuous flavors are all about ? introducing you to spicy foods, by making them mild with the balance of cream. … Continue reading »Slow Cooker Jamaican Jerk Chicken is an original recipe from Zestuous.
One of my favorite Zesties wants to break free of traditional flavors to go Thai. I often find that home cooks are willing to try something new, but convincing the rest of the family is tricky. When you serve something unfamiliar, the kids and better half may turn up their noses before they even take … Continue reading »Thai Roasted Chicken with Coconut Milk and Basil Mashed Sweet Potatoes is an original recipe from Zestuous.
Why is it that chicken wings get all the hype during March Madness parties? Probably because they?re crispy, spicy, juicy and easy to eat. Well move over chicken, it?s time for pigs to fly. These Buffalo Pig Wings are tender on the inside, marbled with flavor and crispy and caramelized outside like the best double-fried … Continue reading »Buffalo Pig Wings is an original recipe from Zestuous.
Impress your guests at your next brunch by serving individual ramekins filled with Spinach Mushroom Popovers. Popovers are essentially the same thing as German pancakes or Yorkshire pudding. In all recipes, you mix flour, milk and eggs to create a batter. Then, you bake it with butter, until it forms a glorious buttery crust with … Continue reading »Spinach Mushroom Popovers is an original recipe from Zestuous.
Skinless chicken breasts and thighs are roasted in an oriental dressing with crunchy peanuts and sesame seeds to create this low-cal, 6-point chopped oriental chicken salad. I love chopped salads. In fact, I don?t even understand why non-chopped salads exist. Sure large slices of tomatoes and red onions are pretty for presentation, but it?s awkward … Continue reading »The post Chopped Oriental Chicken Salad appeared first on Zestuous....
Are you afraid to cook fish? A lot of people I know are. They tell me that it falls apart after sticking to the grill or it turns out like rubber. During this Lenten season when many are eating fish on Fridays, I hope these Zestuous fish recipes will encourage you to try another go … Continue reading »The post Coconut Milk Poached Cod with Spinach and Fresno Peppers appeared first on Zestuous.
You don?t have to be a diehard pitmaster to make tender juicy beef ribs. All you need is a little time, a grill and some foil. These ribs were marinated in a soy sauce-vinegar combo with a bit of Tabasco sauce for heat and some honey for a touch of sweet. I zipped them up … Continue reading »The post Tender Juicy Beef Ribs appeared first on Zestuous.
I?m a huge fan of fish en papillote (fish in paper). It?s the easiest, healthiest way I know to prepare the perfect piece of juicy, flaky fish. You wrap a filet in parchment paper with veggies and in just 15 minutes, dinner is ready. The presentation is pretty spectacular, too. Recently, Saucy Mama announced that … Continue reading »The post Orange Habanero Fish en Papillote with Orange Garlic Wild Rice appeared first on Zestuous.