I am a sucker for sweet and spicy flavor profiles. So when we had a few chicken breasts lying around and a can of pineapple chunks, I knew that I had to make kabobs. To be honest, I have never been to Hawaii or even had traditional Hawaiian food. So the authenticity of this dish is not purely Hawaiian, but Hawaiian in style. These Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs are a chicken kabob coated in a sweet and spicy sauce that takes you right to the beach.
It is spring and I am stuck in a tropical drink grind. Every new cocktail that I think up is tropical in style. I guess I am hoping that one of these drinks takes me back to an island. Either way, today’s drink is awesome. It is heavy on pineapple and coconut like a pina … Read moreBlue Hawaiian
Do you like Pina Coladas, well then this post is for you. This coconut/pineapple inspired drink is awesome! It is one of those drinks that can go amazingly awesome or horribly wrong and taste like suntan lotion. I experimented with a few recipes and came to one conclusion; use coconut cream and not coconut milk. The coconut milk did not have the sweet coconut flavor I was looking for. Once I figured out that coconut cream was the way to go, this cocktail was ready for prime time Memorial Day status. All together this is a pretty simple recipe. However, for its simplicity it is extremely tasty and it will definitely make you a star at a party.
I picked up a couple coconut glasses at the local party store. I had to get into the spirit of things.
Around the holidays my family usually gets together for dinner, but before we eat we usually have appetizers. So this week I wanted to showcase some great appetizers. Today is the simplest appetizer of all. It just happens that it might be the most delicious too.