Monday 30 January 2017

Superbowl Wingfest- 5 preparations for wings!

Americans eat 1.33 Billion chicken wings at Superbowl 50......yes, that is 1.33 Billion with a B!  With the second most important eating day upon us there is no hotter time of year for chicken wings!

Wednesday 25 January 2017

Cinnamon Fireball Wings!

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 Your favorite Cinnamon Whisky and chicken wings? Football never tasted soooo good! Cinnamon whisky tastes great in a mixed drink, or even straight up.....but, I'm not here to tell you how to drink your whisky. I'm here to give you the most epic football "hot wings" you will ever serve at a big game!

Wednesday 18 January 2017

Franks Red Hot Healthy Wings

A few years ago my daughter, Tink, made us a pizza using Frank's Hot sauce. She marinated the roasted chicken in Frank's and used the marinated chicken as one of the toppings.... I loved it!! Hense, this healthier recipe using Frank's! Enjoy!

Saturday 14 January 2017

Teriyaki Wings- Healthier

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The play off games are beginning for professional football....and we want to have our favorite wings! But, we made a New Year's resolution to eat healthier. I have the solution! This is the third recipe in my "Healthier Wing Series"! Get the Wet One's out, or at least some damp paper towels, these oooey goooey wings will delight your taste buds!

Saturday 7 January 2017

Baked Tuscan Bread Soup

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Wee Bear and I have spent a lot of time over the years in Europe on vacations, whether it be skiing, cruising, road trips or just renting a house for a while. By far our favorite soup is a Tuscan vegetable soup. In Tuscany it is called Ribollita which in Italian means reboiled or reheated and simply refers to it as left over vegetable soup. It is delicious in cold weather and light enough in calories that I can safely put it into the "Figure Friendly" category, sans the bread! The recipe looks humble, however, this recipe blew us away! Just look at these pictures! The soup is gently simmered and baked and the bread ends up almost like a dumpling, breaking apart in the savory broth. Wee Bear had to stop between spoonfuls and proclaim how much he loved it!

Friday 6 January 2017

Coriander Lime Wings

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Here is the 2nd recipe in my series on healthy chicken wings. This one reminds me of my time in Jamaica, the lime brings back good memories from our "Pig's, Limes and Pepper's" business! The Caribbean flavor is a take on "Jerk" seasoning, but mild. 

Monday 2 January 2017

Spicy Sweet Chicken Wings- Healthier

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Chicken wings and football...nothing beats it! What's a Super Bowl without chicken wings? They go hand and hand with a cold beer. However, these little fried bites can wreck havoc on your waistline, especially if you are having them every Sunday!!