Weeknight Chicken Enchiladas

Weeknight Chicken Enchiladas - Solid Gold Eats

This recipe deserves and subtitle, such as “how I am surviving the week” or “how I’m getting dinner on the table while being utterly exhausted.” SGE has been absent of my recipes for several days because I’ve been too darn tired to cook, let alone cook something, photograph it and share the recipe with you…. 

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The Indianapolis Star Recipes – July 2014

Mexican Street Corn Salad - Indianapolis Star Recipe

July was another rockin’ month for recipes in The Indianapolis Star! In case you missed any of them, here’s a quick recap for you: Strawberry Blueberry Crumble – Independence Day fell on a Friday this year, so I created a red and blue recipe to go with it! Crumbles are great desserts to whip up quickly… 

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Canned Diced Tomatoes

Canning Diced Tomatoes - Solid Gold Eats

Several people have told me they are afraid to can tomatoes. Whether it’s woes about water bath versus pressure canning or the lengthy process of boiling, blanching, peeling and dicing them, it’s not OK to let yourself be intimidated by a round, red object! Stand up to the tomato and say I WILL CAN YOU!… 

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Grinding Meat for Steak Burgers with the Cuisinart “Prep 9″ 9-Cup Food Processor (Sponsored)

Grinding Meat for Steak Burgers with the Cuisinart “Prep 9″ 9-Cup Food Processor (Sponsored)

There are burgers, and then there are steak burgers. If you have had a true steak burger, you know the difference. Steak burgers have a richer, meatier flavor, and the texture is usually a little looser than other beef burgers. What sets them even further apart is when you take steaks and turn them into… 

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Dill Cucumber Relish

Dill Cucumber Relish - Solid Gold Eats

This dill cucumber relish recipe has been my staple recipe for a few years now. When teeny tiny pickling cucumbers are in season, I buy four pounds, enough for one large batch to water bath can and preserve. It is a requested item from anyone who has had it, because it has just the right… 

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Double Fried French Fries and Vermont Maple Sriracha Review

Crisp French Fries

French fries and Sriracha are a match made in heaven, am I right? The spicy sauce can always be found in my house, and recently I whipped up a batch of double fried french fries to enjoy with Vermont Maple Sriracha. My buds at Sriracha Indy have been spreading the good word of the hypnotizing… 

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Garden Fresh Jalapeno Relish

Garden Fresh Jalapeno Relish - Solid Gold Eats

This Garden Fresh Jalapeño Relish is always a summertime hit on SGE, so I’m bringing it to the front page with new photos for you. I am very proud to say that all of the jalapeños and the one tomato needed for this recipe came out of my own backyard. We have found that jalapeños… 

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Duck, Part 2: Duck Breasts with Roasted Strawberry Balsamic Sauce

Duck Breasts with Strawberry Balsamic Sauce.jpg

(But before that, a short note on changes and feelings, and such. Skip past the first photo if you don’t care). A few weeks ago, I wrote a short piece titled “On Being a Cook… At Home.” It was shortly after I returned from Duck University at Maple Leaf Farms, where I spent a few… 

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Polish Roses Bison Burgers with Farmer’s Garden by Vlasic + Giveaway #FarmToJar (Sponsored)

Polish Roses Bison Burger with Farmer's Garden by Vlasic (Sponsored) - Solid Gold Eats

Farmer’s Garden is a new variety of pickled treats from Vlasic that I have incorporated into a burger recipe you know you want to bite into. Pickles deserve more than the just the side of the plate! Since I know the title of this recipe may be confusing to some, let me start there. You’ve… 

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Weeknight Brazilian Feijoada with McCormick + Giveaway (Sponsored)

Weeknight Brazilian Feijoadas with McCormick + Giveaway (Sponsored) - Solid Gold Eats

Brazilian Feijoada, say what? Those two words didn’t mean much to me until I was researching Brazilian recipes for McCormick, who is sponsoring this recipe and providing a giveaway to one of YOU! You may remember my Grilled Indian Spiced Chicken Skewers recipe, which highlighted the Flavor Forecast of Indian curry powder, another great spice… 

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