Heaven forbid you should have leftover chicken in need of a good home. If so, the chili pot is nice and warm.
Basic Jamaican Jerk Pork Chili
This is just the baseline to test the concept. You could also just make it very quickly if you’re pressed for time.
Planked Asparagus & Peppers with Snappy Glaze
This recipe combines fresh asparagus, bell peppers and a Scotch bonnet-based hot pepper jelly to make a unique side dish for grilled foods.
Orange Chicken with Sundried Peppers
Wacky Wok, my favorite Chinese place in West LA, makes a great spicy orange chicken. This homemade version from Fiery Foods and Barbecue Central, though, is far better.
Lemon Habanero Marmalade
My first time making lemon habanero marmalade was a huge success. It’s an all-day process though, so don’t start making your own unless you have a day to devote to it.
Basic BBQ Brisket How-To
Barbecued brisket isn’t something to be taken lightly. Often, sure. Lightly, no. Perfect brisket will make you leave your spouse for it. It’s that serious. Let Fiery Foods Central’s Brisket: The King of Texas is a great starting point for smoking brisket the right way. If you’re feeling too lazy to reach all the way over to your mouse and follow the link, take a short cut and scroll down for a recipe excerpt on making terrific brisket on the smoker. Cooking brisket is not something done after coming home from work but is a great weekend cooking project.
Panpepato (Spicy Chocolate-flavored Christmas Bread)
The turkey’s gone, the stupidity that is Black Friday is behind us, and now we’re on to Christmas. Your food options are a little more freestyle than Thanksgiving’s now. If you’re looking to get away from ham, geese, and mashed potatoes, how about going Italian? Dave DeWitt ran a whole Italy-style holiday feast in this feature story, and this Panpepato (Spicy Chocolate-flavored Christmas Bread) recipe was just one of the wonderful options from which to choose.