Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Savory mushroom sauce is rich, creamy, and loaded with mushroom flavor! This sauce is easy to make and ready in about 20 minutes! Spoon it over pork, chicken, or even pour it over pasta for a delicious meal!   Why We Love This Recipe Mushroom sauce has amazing flavor and is ready in just 20 … Read more

Mexican Birria Recipe

This birria recipe is an iconic meat stew from the Mexican state of Jalisco of lamb, goat or beef cooked low and slow in a seasoned chili sauce. Serve it in a bowl or as birria tacos.   Mexican Birria Recipe We’re cooking up a flavorful Mexican meat stew in the Chili Pepper Madness kitchen, … Read more

Bobby Flay Salisbury Steak Recipe ( With Mushroom Gravy)

This juicy Bobby Flay Salisbury steak is an American comfort food staple that’s easy to make from scratch. Juicy beef patties are smothered in a flavorful mushroom gravy. Perfect inexpensive dinner that the whole family will enjoy! Serve it with garlic butter Mashed Potatoes or Popeyes Buttermilk Biscuits. Yum!!   Bobby Flay Salisbury Steak American … Read more

Jalapeno Pepper Jack Sausage Balls

Spice up those classic sausage balls with Pepper Jack and pickled jalapeno! Jalapeno Pepper Jack Sausage Balls bring the heat to everyone’s favorite little party nibble.   As kind of a joke at our house, whenever I ask my husband how dinner is, he replies, “Needs more jalapeno.” And I do say “kind of a … Read more

Spinach Dip Crescent Bites

The deliciousness of everybody’s favorite dip is baked between flaky layers of crescent rolls to create easy to serve, easy to eat Spinach Dip Crescent Bites. They’re just perfect for any party menu.   One of the most popular recipes here on The Kitchen is My Playground is our 3-Ingredient Crescent Sausage Bites. A simple … Read more

Sabzi Polo (Persian Herb Rice)

Sabzi polo is a delicious, aromatic, and fluffy herbed rice dish encased in a crunchy saffron layer called tahdig. It’s traditionally eaten by Iranians during Nowruz (Persian New Year).   Sabzi polo (which translates to “herbed rice” in Persian) is a traditional Iranian rice dish made with finely chopped fresh herbs. The show-stopping dish features … Read more

Baked Salmon with Avocado Mango Salsa

Of all the ways there are to cook salmon, baking it is one of the easiest. Just brush the fillets with a little olive oil, sprinkle with salt, and cook in a hot oven on a foil-lined pan for 10 minutes.   No fuss, no mess, no difficult cleanup! One of my favorite things to … Read more

Cheese and Garlic Crack Bread (Pull Apart Bread)

This Cheese and Garlic Crack Bread is EPIC! “Crack bread” is an appropriate name for this because it’s garlic bread – on crack….. It’s basically a cheesy garlic bread, but so much more fun AND delicious! Cheese, garlic and bread – in pull apart bread form. You can’t go wrong. Guaranteed to be the most … Read more

Pizza Poppers

Pizza Poppers, or mini pizza bites, are a fun and kid-friendly finger food for your next party! Mozzarella cheese and pizza sauce are stuffed inside pizza dough and baked in an irresistible butter herb sauce. Pizza poppers can be customized to include your favorite pizza toppings, like pepperoni or sausage. Ready in less than 20 … Read more

Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon

Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon is super moist and has a slightly smoky flavor.   This Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon is marinated in soy sauce, garlic, brown sugar marinade. Super simple and adds so much flavor, and you get a fantastic smokiness from the smoldering wood.   I know the thought of using a cedar plank … Read more