Honey Hoisin Chicken in the Slow Cooker

honey hoisin chicken ingr

This dinner was waiting for us when we came in from a marathon dentist appointment today.  It was so nice to throw some rice on to cook, steam some broccoli and sit down to dinner.  We ate every bite of it too.

The prep is simple, with just a few ingredients.  In case you’re wondering what the dixie cup in the picture holds, it’s white wine.  I froze wine in dixie cups instead of using ziplock bags this time.  It works great.

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East Meets West Burgers

East Meets West Burgers done slaw

It’s What’s for Dinner Wednesdays.  I was asked, along with a few other bloggers, to participate in a recipe challenge hosted by Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner.  The recipe for this week is East Meets West Burgers.  I altered the recipe just a bit, using tortillas instead of buns.  I also took advantage of a jar of Hoisin Sauce to flavor the burgers, cutting down on the number of ingredients. [Read more…]

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

A few weeks ago I invited readers to join me in a challenge to eat from the freezer and pantry for a week.  During that challenge I found that I had chicken, rice, hoisin sauce and water chestnuts on hand.  They seemed like the perfect combination, but I didn’t have a recipe that involved all of them.  This week I decided to make up my own.  I added two ingredients to the four I already had.  It resulted in a flavorful wrap that is perfect for hot summer weather.

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