Brisket Pot Pie

So, now that you have plenty of Smoked Brisket in your fridge or freezer, you need to make this scrumptious Brisket Pot Pie asap! Since this was my New Year’s Day main, I chose a vegetable combination of black eyed peas and cabbage to represent and respect long standing Southern New Year traditions. No Southern…

Mash Baked Potato Soup

So, I discovered this brilliant little holiday idea, while doing a bit of online recipe research, that suggested baking potatoes for mash rather than boiling them to help free up stove space. With one hella’ sore arm, here’s my advice folks: don’t do it! Just boil your potatoes the day before, if you must, but…

Leftover Makeover Smoked Chicken Dinner

These pandemic restrictions and uncertainties of late are bringing up a lot of memories for me. Growing up, I never realized how impoverished we were. Don’t get me wrong, cousins referred to my sister and I as “welfare” and “food stamps” on the regular, and I was unrelentingly tormented on the bus about my Walmart…

Leftover Makeover Miso Ramen

Top your Top Ramen with leftover smoked pork and a soft boiled egg to make your next quick lunch feel all fancy without much fuss. Ingredients 3-4 thin slices of leftover maple habanero smoked pork 1 seven minute boiled egg, shell removed and sliced in half lengthwise 1 pkg beef Top Ramen 1 heaping tsp…

Leftover Makeover Chicken Curry and Rice Soup

Ingredients 1 cup leftover roast chicken breast, drums, or thighs 1/2-1 cup leftover rice 4 cups chicken stock 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped 1 cup frozen vegetables of choice 1 tsp Thai Red Curry paste 1/2 cup Thai Basil, rough chopped 1 tbsp fresh lemongrass, sliced 2″ inch piece of fresh ginger root, peeled and…