• Weekly Menu Plans 7/6/15
  • Honey Chipotle Firecracker Chicken
  • Oriental Chicken Salad
  • Manly Beer Cake
  • Blackened Chicken and Summer Berry Salad

Arby’s Knockoff Roast Beef

Perfect Arbys Copycat

I love Arby’s. Love. It. Especially that dang roast beef sandwich with the fake melted cheese and that sweet red sauce. For years, literally years people, I have tried to find the perfect recipe to emulate that sauce. For years I have failed. Recipes were always too sweet, too thin, to tangy, and always a pain in [...]

Weekly Menu Plans 7/6/15

Buffalo Chicken BLT Tacos

Well here I am again! Trying to pickup the weekly menu pan habit, again… While I always plan a weekly menu getting the habit of posting it here is ridiculously hard! I figure “eh, what the hoot. Let’s give it another go!”. It’s a busy week here in the Hersey house. July 4th was a [...]

Honey Chipotle Firecracker Chicken

I made these Chicken Strips for July 4th!

Still looking for the perfect July 4th dish? Look no further! My latest recipe for Living Litehouse is all that you need. The entire family gobbled up the entire batch of this Firecracker Chicken as soon as I got done taking my photos! It’s super easy to make huge batches of this stuff in the [...]

Oriental Chicken Salad

Applebee's Oriental Chicken Salad

There is this incredible salad served at a famous chain retsuarant… Let’s just say this chain rhymes with Snapplebee’s…. Ahem.Moving on. It’s the Oriental Chicken Salad, and it’s amazin’ I tell ya! Jon and I used to order it every time we went to, ahem… Snapplebee’s. Not that we frequented the place or anything, but [...]

Manly Beer Cake

Beer Cake 2

Over Father’s Day Weekend I created something awesome… Okay actually somebody else created this Beer Cake idea, I just copied their idea from Pinterest using my man’s favorite booze. It was an incredible success and Jon loved his Father’s Day Beer Cake! I made a second one for my Dad using his favorites, Keystone Light [...]

Blackened Chicken and Summer Berry Salad

Blackened Chicken and Berry Salad Close Up 300

Say Buh Bye to your boring old salads, this baby is a flavor fireball coming straight at your mouth! For my latest Living Litehouse recipe I decided to focus on making a fun salad recipe, because we all need a little more salad in our lives. Sweet summer berries, tangy feta cheese, and spicy blackened chicken [...]

Easy Chicken Alfredo

Chicken Alfredo 2

This week has been a crummy one when it comes to food blogging. I had all these grand cooking plans, then that darn storm rolled into the gulf and hit the Texas coast. It’s been rainy, dark, stormy, and gray. Not a single blue sky day. Not ideal for getting food shots when you work [...]

Easy Garlic Bread Meatball Sliders

Messy Meatball Garlic Bread Sliders

Are you ready for a perfect party recipe? Something that can quickly be thrown together in one pan then served as a bunch of cute single servings and can fill up an army… Not too much to ask for right? Right! I didn’t make these Garlic Bread Meatball Sliders for a party, I made them [...]

Sticky Orange Ginger Chicken w/ Crispy Sesame Noodle Topping

Sticky Orange Chicken w Crispy Sesame Noodles

Ever had a craving for that goopy Orange Chicken from a crappy Chinese takeout? Ever found yourself without decent crappy takeout available? I found myself in that exact position not too long ago.  Ugh it’s just the freaking worst! So I decided to do something about it! I made my own Sticky Orange Ginger Chicken [...]

Slow Cooked Buffalo Wings

Easy Buffalo Wings

I am a lover of anything cooked with Buffalo Wing Sauce. I’m a bit of a purist, I don’t need blue cheese or ranch. I don’t need celery or carrots. I’m simply after the wing sauce, and I want a lot of it! I love the tangy vinegar taste and the kick of spicy flavor, [...]

BBQ Brisket French Dip Sandwiches

Brisket Sandwich

I remember the first time I had a French Dip Sandwich, I was in elementary school and cruising through the hot lunch line, a rare treat for us in our childhood. I fell in love instantly and its been one of my few favorite sandwiches ever since. I can only imagine how awful that exact [...]

Pizza Pull Aparts

Pizza Muffins

Summer vacation is finally here! That means I start cooking less complicated dinners so I can get more summer fun fit into every day. We found a great house on the bayou a few months ago and we finally become brave enough to swim in it’s waters. We have been swimming all day every day [...]

Turkey Meatball and Kale Alphabet Soup

Healthy Detax Soup

Be sure to visit our Facebook page and “like” us for recipe updates, on the fly dinner ideas, and updates on our daily life! Bad days. Ugh! Sick Kids. Ugh! Rainy stormy days. Ugh! Getting hit by all three on the same afternoon, soup time! Unfortunately it’s slim pickin’s for ingredients in this house. I [...]

Teriyaki Chicken Tacos w/ Crunchy Asian Slaw

Asian Chicken Tacos

Be sure to head over to our Facebook page and “like” us! When I first dreamt up some new fun style of Taco for our Taco Tuesday tradition I dreamt big. I had plans for marinating chicken in Teriyaki sauce, creating some amazing toppings, finding some way to jazz up a traditional tortilla… Then reality [...]

Coconut Crusted Tilapia w/ Pineapple Salsa

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Lately I’ve been in the mood for fresh tropical dishes. I suppose it’s because the weather is heating up, and I’d rather be outside fishing the bayou than inside slaving over a hot stove. The dish that I’m sharing with you today is perfect for a warm day when you do not want to be [...]

Churro Coffee Cake Muffins

Cinnamon Sugar Muffins

Hop on over to our Sweet Hersey Living’s Facebook Page and give us a “like”! These are my favorite muffins ever. Well really they are coffee cake, but in a muffin form. Either way I love them and so does any other human being that has ever tried them. That I have witnessed. I first made [...]

Garlicky Potato Soup Mix

Prepared Soup Mix 300

Coming at you with another recipe I created for Living Litehouse! The kids really loved this one piled high with scallions, cheddar cheese, and bacon bits! Who doesn’t love Loaded Baked Potato Soup?This soup mix is great because it doesn’t matter what you’re in the mood for , this one has got you covered. Leave [...]

Lemon Garlic Chicken Bake

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Every parent needs a quick and easy one pot meal that will satisfy the kids, keep dirty dishes at a minimum, and give us a freaking break come dinner time. This Lemon Garlic Chicken Bake is just that dish! It is a complete meal and is absolutely delish! I’ve seen something very similar floating around [...]

Cajun Sausage and Peppers over Rice

Cajun Sausage

So earlier in the week I shared with you a Cajun Stuffed Jalapeno recipe that I got from my Brother In Law while at a Cajun Sunday Supper. Now let me share with you the dish that I made for that Cajun potluck. It was a lazy cooking day for me and after discussing cooking [...]

Ciambotta Bruschetta with Capers

Ciambotta Product Shot

A mix of my two favorite Italian foods, Ciambotta and Puttanesca. A simple blend of eggplant, tomatoes, and garlic magically turns into a ridiculously flavorful bruschetta topping. A few borrowed ingredients from the classic Italian pasta sauce, Puttanesca, just sets things off! I only recently discovered a love for Italian food and took the opportunity [...]

Boudain Cheddar Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos

Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos

Every Sunday we have a big family dinner after church. My parents, my siblings, their spouses, and their kids are usually all present. The second I get home from church I fix a cup of coffee and get my a** to cooking, it takes a lot of food to feed this crowd! Every week food [...]