Barbecue Chicken Macaroni Salad

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I’m not really a macaroni salad person. Its probably the goopy mayonnaise that coats most macaroni salads, the limp vegetables, the inability to taste anything except a not-that-appealing sauce. Nevertheless, when I saw this recipe on the Kitchn, I knew I had to try it. To me, barbecue sauce is pretty much the ultimate condiment. I could put barbecue sauce on almost anything that wasn’t a dessert. Lucky for me, not too long after I found this recipe, I was invited to a pot-luck, end-of-summer pool party. Perfect. Read more…

Adobo Chicken

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Last weekend we almost found ourselves grilling in the rain again, but at the last minute the sun came out and the grilling gods smiled upon us. It was a good thing, too, because it allowed us to make this amazing Adobo Chicken recipe from the NY Times. The chicken is basically cooked twice which imparts a full, rich flavor throughout the meat and keeps it moist and delicious throughout. Read more…

Grilled Barbecue Chicken Pizza

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Grilled pizza is one of those things that seems intimidating or even impossible, but it’s something I’ve wanted to try, especially with my newfound love of grilling. After seeing the posts on grilled pizza over on The Food in My Beard, it rose to the top of my list, and It turns out to be truly a simple and easy process, and very fun… I’ll definitely be making it again! Read more…

Goat Cheese Stuffed Roast Chicken Breasts

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Sometimes you want to roast a whole chicken, but many times you do not. I’ll be honest that I hadn’t thought of treating bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts like you would a whole roast chicken, but it makes sense. This recipe, from The Kitchn, does just that with goat cheese, lemon and garlic, plus the added bonus of stuffing the chicken breast full of the goat cheese mixture. Read more…