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Cajun Chicken Wings with Creole Buttermilk Ranch Dip

Cajun Chicken Wings with Creole Buttermilk Ranch Dip

Most of the time when I make wings, I toss them in a sauce. There are plenty of recipes on this site for different types of chicken wing sauces, including buffalo, honey garlic, sriracha and more. I love both sweet and spicy sauces but sometimes prefer wings that are served dry. Chicken wings done this way stay crispy and are …

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BBQ Brisket and Provolone Nachos

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Anytime I use my smoker, I load it up with meat. Inevitably, there are always leftovers. Some I package up and throw in the freezer, while others we eat throughout the week. I had some brisket in the fridge from my last smoking session (for the Super Bowl), and decided to make some nachos with it. Nachos are always a massive …

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Baked Sun Dried Tomato and Chicken Pinwheels

Baked Sun Dried Tomato and Chicken Pinwheels

Tortilla pinwheels are a super simple snack to make and they are really tasty. They are perfect for an after school snack, evening treat or even great as party of a tail gate party menu. These pinwheels are made with a cheese mixture made with sun-dried tomatoes and also rolled up with roasted chicken lunchmeat. Baked Sun Dried Tomato and …

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Honey Roasted Peanuts

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No Super Bowl party would be complete without a bowl of peanuts or mixed nuts. I love to roast my own peanuts, compared to buying them. It is usually cheaper and the peanuts are so fresh that it is just a superior way to have them. I like to try different recipes for roasting peanuts, some spicy and others sweet. …

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Thai Red Curry Chicken Wings

Thai Red Curry Chicken Wings-4

Super Bowl is coming up this Sunday and if I had to choose one snack food for the night, it would have to be chicken wings. I absolutely love wings. They are excellent deep fried, oven roasted or smoked. Deep fried are probably my favourite cause they are crispy and have so many possible variations with the sauce. You can go …

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Bacon Chipotle Cheddar Dip

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It is Super Bowl week! I love football, so Super Bowl is easily one of my favourite sporting events of the year. Usually I do not have a vested interest who wins, but this year, my team is playing in the big game! I have been an Atlanta Falcons fan for years – well decades. The only other time that …

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Quick and Easy Fresh Homemade Salsa

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The moment my kids walk through the door after school, they are immediately looking in the fridge and pantry, trying to find a quick snack. While it is easy to have a bunch of prepackaged snack food available for them, I prefer that they eat more whole foods that are healthier for them. Preparing a quick snack can sometimes be …

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Cheesy Portobello Mushroom Dip

Cheesy Portobello Mushroom Dip

One of my favourite brand of chips are the Way Better Snacks Corn Tortilla Chips. I am not an uber health nut, but if something tastes good, and is healthy, then I am all for it.  The taste of these tortilla chips are awesome and they disappear super fast in our household (the kids absolutely love them). They are made with …

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Honey Sriracha Chicken Wings

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Chicken wings…… oh yeah! Sriracha sauce…… oh yeah!! Honey Sriracha Chicken Wings…….. now we are talking! Buffalo has always been my favourite sauce for chicken wings. I like the heat and it is just a classic wing sauce. Recently I wanted to make a new wing sauce using sriracha and I decided to add some honey to give the sauce a …

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Spicy Buffalo Chicken Dip

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I am always looking for a new appetizer during the holiday season. This year I was not hosting Christmas dinner, but I still wanted to help out and make a nice mid-day snack for Christmas Day. I love almost any dip out there, but I am especially partial to warm cheesy dips. Being a fan of Buffalo chicken wings, I …

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