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Raspberry Habanero BBQ Sauce

The other day I was hanging out drinking a Guinness Draft while I was thinking about BBQ sauces, as I was thinking, drinking and looking at my beer I thought about making a stout based BBQ sauce, no this post is not about Guinness/stout BBQ sauce but keep reading, this sauce is amazing (I will get to that sauce soon enough) I was wondering what would be good with it and raspberries came to mine which lead me down this path.  Lot of BBQ sauces have some molasses or brown sugar in it, this one needed none of it,

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Pulled Chicken Tacos (Braised Chicken Thighs)

Chicken thighs are so dirt cheap and are soooooo tasty and juicy that they are perfect for quick cooking and braising alike.

A few weekends ago I really wanted to make some tacos for Cinco de Mayo and I decided that chicken thighs + braising = good idea.  My thought was to make a modified sofrito* as the braising aromatics and add other spices that would infuse a Mexican vibe, this is what I did to make awesomeness.

8 chicken thighs skin on, bone in Half of an onion chopped 4-5 cloves of garlic 1 jalapeno chopped ¼ cup

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Great Guacamole

This is something you should never buy from the store, it starts to go bad fairly quick plus it is so easy and awesome when made fresh.

The first thing about guac is that you really need good ingredients since it is served fresh and raw, so when picking your avocado make sure it is ripe.  When you squeeze them, they should give ever so little, if they are rock hard, not ripe, if they are soft, over ripe.

 2 ripe avocadoes skinned and seeded ½ onion diced, I like white but red is good too 1-2 cloves

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Crispy Pan Fried Chicken Thighs

Oh my gosh, been away for an insurmountable amount of time (did that make sense?) never mind why I want to get back to good food and drink of all sorts.  I have a lot of stuff to post from the months past and a ton of new stuff I am going to try soon, the list grows daily!

To get my feet wet I am bringing you THE BEST WAY to make chicken thighs with skin on and bone in and it is easy peasey to do, add to the fact that thighs are fairly inexpensive it is

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