Blackened Swordfish with Seared Brussels Sprouts

Blackened Swordfish with Seared Brussels Sprouts

Take a dive (pun most definitely intended!) into the land of creole with this buttery and spicy blackened swordfish. Seared together alongside fresh Brussels sprouts, it’s a healthy yet hearty combo that’s hard to resist.   Prep: 5 minutes Total: 20 minutes...

Cajun Cheddar Brown Rice Risotto

Risotto is something that you eat in fancy restaurants, with fancy ingredients like truffle oil and scallops. It’s not a dish you make at home, and is certainly not something you make without hours at the stove, right? Wrong. You can make it at home, and you can make...
Blackened Seafood Cakes with Cajun Tartar Sauce

Blackened Seafood Cakes with Cajun Tartar Sauce

  It’s been a while since I’ve traveled anywhere exciting, and I find myself dreaming of the days of taking a vacation and eating something that I didn’t make myself. New Orleans? I could totally go for a gumbo or jambalaya right now. Or maybe head to the east...
Blackened Chicken Pepper Stir Fry

Blackened Chicken Pepper Stir Fry

When you hear something described as a “stir fry” you probably have a picture in your head — soy and sesame coated chicken or beef, with maybe some broccoli and pea pods thrown in, all served over a big bowl of sticky rice. That is definitely a stir fry, but in...
AJK Taco Seasoning Blend

AJK Taco Seasoning Blend

I love to experiment with different things in the kitchen. One of those is making seasoning blends of my own, since I have a pretty well stocked spice cabinet. In addition to plain old spices, I also have a bunch of spice blends from Ava Jane’s Kitchen, so when...
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