Caramel Chicken – A Tried & True Recipe

This Caramel Chicken recipe is a favorite in my house.  Anytime it’s made, there never seems to be enough for everyone.  With a mix of salty, sweet, and spicy, it’s sure to be a hit anywhere it’s served. To start it off, you want to make the sauce first. Whisk together the brown sugar (dark brown is best for this recipe, it’s a deeper flavor), … Continue reading Caramel Chicken – A Tried & True Recipe


Winter Squash Carbonara with Pancetta and Sage

It’s winter, and in the winter is there really anything more satisfying than a big, warm, plate of pasta?   While trying to find a recipe that utilized in-season ingredients, I discovered this great take on a carbonara via  A carbonara is an Italian pasta dish that originated in Rome and is based on eggs, cheese, bacon, and black pepper with pasta.  This dish uses … Continue reading Winter Squash Carbonara with Pancetta and Sage


Pumpkin, Pumpkin & More Pumpkin!

With fall inevitably comes a plethora of pumpkin based/flavored food (which I love). Fall also brings us the month of October which happens to be Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of both Fall & Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we held a “Fall Spirit Week” for Poly-Wood employees to raise money for Hello Gorgeous!, a non-profit in our area that provides makeovers and education to help uplift … Continue reading Pumpkin, Pumpkin & More Pumpkin!


Cauliflower Steaks w/Lentils

This recipe is one of my favorites because it’s not only incredibly healthy, but it’s also incredibly delicious! The first time I made this at home, there was a slight misunderstanding. When I said, “we’re having cauliflower steaks for dinner,” my significant other heard, “steaks for dinner.” Needless to say there was a bit of disappointment when he saw cauliflower come out of the oven instead of beef. … Continue reading Cauliflower Steaks w/Lentils

Amazingly Delicious Taqueria Style Carne Asada Tacos RECIPE from the POLYWOOD Blog

Taqueria Style Carne Asada Tacos

Fun fact, carne asada not only translates to “grilled meat” but the phrase carne asada can also be used to describe a large social event. This couldn’t be more fitting considering how big of a hit these taquería-style tacos have been here in the POLYWOOD kitchen.  In fact, we purchased 6 lbs of steak to make these tacos and before I could finish my own plate … Continue reading Taqueria Style Carne Asada Tacos