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Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

I made this dish for Pi day (3/14). It was fun to make and I surprised my wife with it. She laughed when she saw the Pi symbol made out of crust. When I was cooking the chicken, I added some poultry seasoning. Don’t add […]

Asparagus with Mint Butter

Asparagus with Mint Butter

I love vegetables. There are not many vegetables that I won’t eat. Sometimes, however, vegetables can be a little boring. If you like asparagus, here’s a side that merges two interesting flavors together. Mint has many health benefits which include proper digestion and weight loss, relief […]

Cheeseburger Pie

Cheeseburger Pie

Who doesn’t love a good Cheeseburger. Okay, vegetarians not withstanding, I love cheeseburgers. Here is a dish that will please everyone on your family. Although I love bacon, I left the bacon out when I made it. (I admit it, I was out of bacon […]

Onions; Which, When, and Why

Onions; Which, When, and Why

Onions, love ’em or hate ’em, they are a staple in most recipes. They add flavor and depth to most dishes. There are many different types of onions. Which one should you use? Can you substitute?  How will substituting effect my dish? Let’s take a […]

Breakfast Quiche

Breakfast Quiche

Here’s an easy quiche recipe that will have them coming back for seconds. I actually saw this on a movie and decided to make some modifications to my own tastes. Some of your best dishes will come when you experiment. When this quiche is cooking, […]

Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

Rice an I have had a contentious relationship. For the longest time I had issues making rice. I’m not talking about instant rice. Me, a bag of parboiled rice. a pot and some water. Too much water and the rice turns to mush. Too little […]

Easy Mexican Chicken

Easy Mexican Chicken

This meal will get you in the mood for a little Mexican Hat Dancing. The salsa and cumin cooking will fill the air and transport you to the hustle and bustle of a mexican restaurant. This delicious easy recipe that will have you shouting ‘Ole’.  I was […]

Toaster Oven Pizza

Toaster Oven Pizza

For those of you that have a toaster oven, here is a quickie lunch. Pizza! This really hits home with me. I love pizza. If I didn’t love to cook, I would eat pizza every day. Hmm let’s see… Pepperoni, Mushroom and Green Pepper pizza… […]

Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets

Spring is here and with the rains comes my anticipation to visit the various Farmers Markets in my area. I throw my backpack on, grab my bike and head out. At the moment there are 3 markets in my area. Each one has it’s nuances. […]

How and Why  to Dredge

How and Why to Dredge

Dredging also referred to breading, means to dip food such as poultry, fish, or meat in flour, cornmeal, or bread crumbs to help preserve moisture during cooking. Some reasons why you would want to dredge your food before frying or sauteing: The coating keeps the […]