My nerves were frayed to the limit when the hubby brought this baby snake into the house in his gloved hand.  I’m in the dining room working on my blog as he places the snake near my face to introduce us.  After a well deserved tantrum on my part, we took the snake back outdoors to release it.  That’s when the little bugger (not the hubby) coiled up and attempted to do his first rattle.   Hubby’s lucky that he picked the young critter up with a heavy-glove as it did turn out to be a rattler of sorts.  My guess is it’s a Razorback.   The snake was actuallyRead More →

It seems like eternity since I’ve posted a new recipe to KCinAZ.  Originally, my posts were all about food and then I ran out of newly created recipes.  Sometimes, the old noggin just doesn’t think up new goodies.  But, leave it to the hubby, he requested that I smoke chicken for a dinner party and this recipe was the result.  Apple Wood Smoked Lemon Chicken stuffed with quartered golden delicious apples and white onion. Take one 3-4 pound  whole chicken Season Hen Under Skin: 1 teaspoon lemon peel fo season under skin 4 sprigs fresh thyme salt & Pepper to season inside of hen Season Inside the Hen: 1Read More →