Sunday, August 17, 2008

Grilled Buffalo Chicken Strips

These buffalo chicken strips came out so juicy! The chunky blue cheese sauce was delicious to tame down the heat!

Grilled Buffalo Chicken Strips
Source: Cook's Country
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
6 Tbsp. sour cream
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 Tbsp. cider vinegar
1/8 tsp. celery salt
1/2 cup hot sauce
4 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
1 1/2 lbs. chicken tenderloins
Salt & pepper
Combine blue cheese, soure cream, mayonnaise, vinegar, and celery salt in a bowl. Whisk hot sauce and butter in a large bowl and reserve 1/2 cup. Add chicken strips to bowl with remaining hot sauce mixture & toss to coat.
Season chicken with salt & pepper. Grill over hot fire until cooked through, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer to a platter and brush with reserved hot sauce mixture. Serve with blue cheese sauce.

Sunday, August 3, 2008

Tastes Like Home Delivery!

I received a special delivery from the Tastes Like Home Local Goodie Swap!

This was hosted by Megan of Meganscookin and April of Abbysweets. Megan was so nice to let me join the swap late, as my original message was never received. This left Megan with two partners!!

Megan was my swapping partner. She lives in California and sent me some fabulous goodies from her area! Here is all the goodies I received:
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Jam -- Megan made this--WOW! This is the best jam. My breakfasts will be extra good with this jam!

Osker's Spicy Garlic Marinade & BBQ Sauce -- Delicious! For dinner we marinated our chicken in this. Great flavor!

Olina Ridge California Extra Virgin Olive Oil -- I have some great things in store for this!

Raspberry Honey -- Yum! I can't wait to have some for breakfast on my oats!

Chef Ryan's Q-Rubs Tri-Tip Rub -- Smells great! This will be perfect for one of our grilled dinners this week!

Lavender Vanilla Gourmet Scone Mix -- Sounds great! Can't wait to try this!

Goats Milk & Honey Lavender Body Cream -- Smells fabulous!

Shea Lavender Healing Lip Balm -- I've already tried this-- works great!

Tuscan Heights Lavender Gardens Flyer -- This looks like a great place to visit!

Fabulous Fixin's Cream Cheese Cake -- This will be dessert today! Yum!

Spiced Pecans -- Megan made these as well! Awesome! I've been snacking on these. Can't wait to have some on my salad!

Jason's Soap Creations, Orange & Clove -- Smells wonderful! I love homemade soaps!!

Edible Shasta-Butte magazine -- Great articles & recipes. I've been enjoying reading this!

Thanks so much for all the California goodies Megan! As you can see I've already enjoyed some of the goodies & am looking forward to trying all of them!

If you would like to see what I sent Megan you can check out her site, Meganscookin.