Author: cookingwithshy

Fire Up The Grill:Louisiana Cajun Chicken

Summers are perfect for firing up the grill and this recipe for Louisiana Cajun Chicken works just perfect for a  Barbeque on the deck or even your stove top.This Cajun Chicken took center stage at dinner last week and got served up with a nice side of slaw and some Sriracha sauce to kick up the heat. The dark or charred look literally refers to a fabulous blend of spices that originated in Louisiana and traditionally grilled on a cast iron skillet where the chicken is seared under high heat. Under high temperatures the spices darken and give this wonderful  effect! The Cajun style of cooking uses many spices that makes their cuisine unbearably spicy and hot especially with the addition of pepper and liberal doses of chilli and paprika. Simple pantry essential spices and this could be dinner ready in less than 30 minutes! Go ahead and jazz up your weekday dinner with this easy to follow recipe along with make from scratch Cajun spice mix.This epic recipe  is sure to take your grilling …

Pumpkin Goodness: Recipes That Go Beyond Pie

Fall is in the air and there is no better place to experience it, than here in Toronto.There are various shades of tinted amber, brilliant yellow and bright orange everywhere. I sit by my window and look out with a heart filled with gratitude as I admire nature’s canvas, painted ahead of me. The air is crisp and the falling leaves now bid adieu to summer.