Recipes & Techniques

Chickpea Salad with Lemon, Parmesan, and Fresh Herbs

I saw this recipe on Epicurious and immediately wanted to try it. I love garbanzo...

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Pama Whiskey Sour

Got some Pama pomegranate liqueur to try out. Some lemon juice and Rye whisky for...

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Birthday Party!

With my stepmother’s birthday coming back around, she requested the same dishes that I made...

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Corned Beef Cured Salmon

I found this recipe on Andrew Zimmern’s website, and since I had just recently purchased...

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Short Rib Lasagne Part 1

Making the short rib sauce for the short rib lasagne for tomorrow. Once it has...

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WSM Smoked Pork Butt

Got up at 5am Sunday to do a long smoke on some pork butt. Had...

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Chicken Meatballs with Fregola Sarda and Kale

Another Blue Apron meal, Chicken Meatballs with Fregola Sarda and Kale with Sicilian tomato sauce.  I...

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Recipes by James Beard Award Nominees

Some of the recipes look amazing, I’d love to work my way through all of...

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Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

The recipe made a ton! Really good, probably would add more lemon next time. (...

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Paddy’s Day Take Two!

Testing the Instant Pot theory of corned beef in 90 minutes!  So it was pretty...

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St. Patrick’s Day

We normally don’t really do much  more than make corned beef and cabbage on St....

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Weber Smokey Mountain Smoked Brisket

Smoked a 15# Prime beef brisket today. Started at noon, 9 hours on charcoal and...

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Bon Appetit’s Best Peanut Butter Cookies

Glenn loves peanut butter cookies, so when I came across this recipe from Bon Appetit,...

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Weber Smokey Mountain Smoker

I’ve been reading about charcoal and peat smoking, and got some peat to try burning...

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NOLA Smoked Shrimp

This recipe is going on my list to try out! I love New Orleans inspired...

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New Hawaiian Avocado

A Hawaiian avocado that’s previously been banned from being exported to the mainland may soon...

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Smoke Roasted Cauliflower

Don’t think I’d add the maple syrup to the vinaigrette, might be too sweet for...

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Seared Chicken with Pan Sauce and Hash

Trying another Blue Apron meal, tonight is seared chicken with pan sauce and a potato,...

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National Margarita Day

It’s National Margarita Day! Cheers!  I confess, sometimes it’s easier to use a good mix,...

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Seventies’ Cocktails

A great article on iconic drinks from the Seventies and why you may, or may...

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