This Caramel Chicken recipe is a favorite in my house. Anytime it’s made, there never seems to be enough for everyone. With a mix of salty, sweet, and spicy, it’s sure to be a hit anywhere it’s served. To start it off, you want to make the sauce first. Whisk together the brown sugar (dark brown is best for this recipe, it’s a deeper flavor), … Continue reading Caramel Chicken – A Tried & True Recipe
It’s winter, and in the winter is there really anything more satisfying than a big, warm, plate of pasta? While trying to find a recipe that utilized in-season ingredients, I discovered this great take on a carbonara via epicurious.com. A carbonara is an Italian pasta dish that originated in Rome and is based on eggs, cheese, bacon, and black pepper with pasta. This dish uses … Continue reading Winter Squash Carbonara with Pancetta and Sage
With fall inevitably comes a plethora of pumpkin based/flavored food (which I love). Fall also brings us the month of October which happens to be Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of both Fall & Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we held a “Fall Spirit Week” for Poly-Wood employees to raise money for Hello Gorgeous!, a non-profit in our area that provides makeovers and education to help uplift … Continue reading Pumpkin, Pumpkin & More Pumpkin!
This recipe is one of my favorites because it’s not only incredibly healthy, but it’s also incredibly delicious! The first time I made this at home, there was a slight misunderstanding. When I said, “we’re having cauliflower steaks for dinner,” my significant other heard, “steaks for dinner.” Needless to say there was a bit of disappointment when he saw cauliflower come out of the oven instead of beef. … Continue reading Cauliflower Steaks w/Lentils
Fun fact, carne asada not only translates to “grilled meat” but the phrase carne asada can also be used to describe a large social event. This couldn’t be more fitting considering how big of a hit these taquería-style tacos have been here in the POLYWOOD kitchen. In fact, we purchased 6 lbs of steak to make these tacos and before I could finish my own plate … Continue reading Taqueria Style Carne Asada Tacos