The New 93Q 

5 Star Lemon Butter Chicken

  • 7:55 am Thursday, August 10th, 2017 by ericarico11

I was scrolling through FB and saw that one of my friends made this dish, but with chicken thighs.  Suzanne is a big foodie like I am and I was like, “HOLD UP…..WHAT IS THIS?”   She got the original recipe from a mom recipe group (love those) and I couldn’t even wait one day.  I went straight to the store after work and got the ingredients I was missing.   I mean, look at this….how can you not want to eat this?

The sauce is so heavenly, you will want to drink it.  I may have drank it….ok I definitely [More]

  • 9:28 am Thursday, May 18th, 2017 by ericarico11

Here it is, the BEST tomato soup of all time!   I’m going to start with the recipe because I HATE when you have to scroll to the bottom of a blog to get the recipe.  Like hello!  I’ve already decided that I want to make it, give me the recipe now…ok here you go!

3 lbs Roma tomatoes, halved lengthwise
1 lb Grape (or Cherry) tomatoes, halved lengthwise
8 whole cloves garlic, peeled and smashed with the back of a knife
3 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 large onion, diced
1 red bell pepper, deseeded and diced
2-3 potatoes, diced
3 tablespoons tomato [More]

Mama Rico’s Cold Syrup

  • 9:47 am Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 by ericarico11

This is one of the recipes I get asked the most about…..My kids and Tim call it my Cold Buster Tea.  Its super easy to make and store.

This stuff works so much, our son Jonas actually talked about it in his wedding toast to us.   haha true story.  There’s video of it!   As soon as anyone in my family feels a cold coming on, they run to me, “MOM!  I need your magic tea!”….its SOOO easy to make!

Grab a wide mouth mason jar.  If you don’t have a wide mouth, any mason jar with a lid will do. [More]

Easy Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

  • 6:53 am Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 by ericarico11

When it comes to making appetizers, I’m all about them being as easy as possible as I still have to make the main dish and possibly dessert.   These could not be easier or tastier!   They were gone in my house in 5 minutes.

The only problem I found with them was that I ate so much I made myself sick….but it was so worth it!  I probably ate half of these.   As usual, I called one of the kids to help me with this while I was making the main course.  Alex came down and made some homemade [More]