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Recent Offerings, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Recent Offerings By Beverly Hicks Burch If you turn most men loose in the kitchen, you’re liable to get a bonafide mess. No offence intended guys, but, that’s just the way it is. My dad’s favorite “gourmet” meal to fix when Mom is out and about shopping or such is this: Find a jar of… Continue reading Recent Offerings, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Grilled Hoisin Marinated Pork with Pineapple-Grilled Green Onion Relish

Grilled Hoisin Marinated Pork with Pineapple-Grilled Green Onion Relish This is a Bobby Flay recipe from the Food Network. ¼ cup Hoisin sauce 2 tablespoon rice wine vinegar 2 tablespoon soy sauce 3 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped 1 teaspoon sesame seed oil 1 (2 pound) boneless pork tenderloin Combine Hoisin sauce, vinegar, soy sauce, and… Continue reading Grilled Hoisin Marinated Pork with Pineapple-Grilled Green Onion Relish

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Pineapple and Grilled Onion Relish

Pineapple and Grilled Onion Relish This is a Bobby Flay recipe and from Food Network. 2 green onions 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided Salt and ground pepper 1 small ripe pineapple, peeled and diced 1 small jalapeno, finely chopped 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoon coarsely chopped cilantro Preheat gill. Brush green onions with… Continue reading Pineapple and Grilled Onion Relish

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Sugar Grilled Asparagus

Sugar Grilled Asparagus This recipe was from one of the finalist of the Next Food Network Star show, Rory Schepisi. 1 bundle asparagus ¼ cup olive oil ½ cup sugar 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½ orange, zested Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Remove tough ends of asparagus. Roll in oil and coat with sugar and… Continue reading Sugar Grilled Asparagus

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No Wonder Elvis Left the Building, by Beverly Hicks Burch

No Wonder Elvis Left the Building By Beverly Hicks Burch Ok, I know I’ve been a little quiet lately. I’ve been under the weather in the midst of one of my infamous “flare ups”. Those of you with autoimmune disorders and other chronic health problems know the ol’ flare up as an “occupational hazard” blocking… Continue reading No Wonder Elvis Left the Building, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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She’s Back…!!!, by Beverly Hicks Burch

She’s Back…!!! By Beverly Hicks Burch Well, here she is, yes THE headless, dead chicken from the Chicken Hung Phooey blog. Like clockwork, Mr. Rooster Phooey woke us with his crowing this morning. There was no evidence of him on the fence this morning. Of course, we couldn’t see what was on the other side… Continue reading She’s Back…!!!, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Chicken Hung Phooey, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Chicken Hung Phooey By Beverly Hicks Burch It’s been a rough couple of years. It all started a couple of years ago when Tall & Handsome was transferred. We were transferred “back where I come from” to paraphrase the Kenny Chesney song. Yep, it was even East Tennessee. I was really glad to have the… Continue reading Chicken Hung Phooey, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Half and Half, Beverly Hicks Burchs

You Are 50% Left Brained, 50% Right Brained The left side of your brain controls verbal ability, attention to detail, and reasoning.Left brained people are good at communication and persuading others. If you're left brained, you are likely good at math and logic. Your left brain prefers dogs, reading, and quiet. The right side of… Continue reading Half and Half, Beverly Hicks Burchs

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You Don’t Say, by Beverly Hicks Burch

You Don’t Say By Beverly Hicks Burch I am a hard sell. I don’t know if it’s the Scotch-Irish in me, or that teeny, tiny touch of Cherokee purported in my latest DNA test. It could even be the frugal German. Better yet, a throw back to the East Tennessee Mountain roots that run deep… Continue reading You Don’t Say, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Tropical Chicken Kabobs with Orange Fragrant Rice, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Tropical Chicken Kabobs with Orange Fragrant Rice By Beverly Hicks Burch This is a recipe I can eat when I’m sick and can eat nothing else. We’ve taken this and adapted it from one off the back of a sack of Jack Daniel’s wood chips for grilling…as usual, I “Bevized” it just a tad and… Continue reading Tropical Chicken Kabobs with Orange Fragrant Rice, by Beverly Hicks Burch