Recipes

Beef Wellington Recipe

January 2, 2017 0 Comments
Beef Wellington Recipe

How to Make the Best Beef Wellington This Beef Wellington recipe has become a tradition in our house. We prepare it every couple of years for Christmas and made it again this year. If I’m lucky, we will have it next year and the year after that. My wife originally found a recipe in Fine […]

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Mug Cakes Cookbook

December 20, 2016 0 Comments
Mug Cakes Cookbook

A Cookbook For Cakes in a Cup Back in January of 2013, I posted a recipe for Chocolate Cake in a Cup sent to us with all the ingredients plus four mugs by my sister-in-law.  I wasn’t wowed at the time but after my oldest daughter made one of them in the microwave in just […]

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Beef and Mushroom Crock Pot Stew Recipe

December 13, 2016 0 Comments
Beef and Mushroom Crock Pot Stew Recipe

How to Make Beef Stew With Mushrooms in a Crock Pot Last week we had a Stew Challenge on my Facebook’s What I Cooked For Dinner Last Night. The idea is for everyone in the group to prepare a favorite stew and share it by submitting a photo. I knew I was going to have […]

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Rice Cooker Rice and Beans Recipe

November 20, 2016 0 Comments
Rice Cooker Rice and Beans Recipe

How to Made the Best Rice and Beans in a Rice Cooker I don’t eat enough rice and beans. They are good for you by providing lots of protein, fiber and vitamins, low in fat and filled with complex carbs. They are relatively cheap and so versatile. Serve them as a side dish, add them […]

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How to Sous Vide Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

November 17, 2016 4 Comments
How to Sous Vide Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

How to Make a Great Hard Boiled Egg That Peels Easily If you like hard boiled eggs made the classic way, you are going to love the results you’ll get by preparing them sous vide.  Sous vide means “under vacuum” in French and is a cooking technique in which you vacuum-seal ingredients in plastic bags, […]

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Sage Brown Butter Sauce Recipe

October 26, 2016 0 Comments
Sage Brown Butter Sauce Recipe

A Great Brown Butter Sauce with Sage Can Elevate ANY Meal The other night I prepared a pan fried chicken with roasted fall vegetable medley including butternut squash, potatoes and apples. The side dish was incredible and I’ve been serving it with both pork and flounder because it’s that good. The chicken is easy to […]

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Roasted Fall Vegetable Medley Recipe

October 16, 2016 0 Comments
Roasted Fall Vegetable Medley Recipe

Consummate Side Dish Recipe For Fall Vegetables I’m always looking for great side dishes that are easy to make and don’t take forever to prepare. For years I thought a meal was all about the main ingredient – a chicken breast, a pork chop, a piece of fish, but over the years I’ve realized what […]

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Fall Soups Infographic

October 13, 2016 0 Comments
Fall Soups Infographic

Fall Soup Recipes I was sent an email from PersonalCreations promoting this cool infographic for fall soups that I thought you might enjoy. It offers some very simple ideas for classic Fall soups. If you are interested, I have posted many of these same soups on my site that are a little more involved and […]

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Best Sloppy Joe Recipe

October 11, 2016 5 Comments
Best Sloppy Joe Recipe

How to Make a Great Sloppy Joe Sandwich I purchased some grass fed, organic ground beef from Whole Foods and was going to grill some hamburgers for dinner when my wife said she was in the mood for comfort food and would I make Sloppy Joe’s instead.  I haven’t made Sloppy Joe’s in years so […]

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Simple Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

September 6, 2016 0 Comments
Simple Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

How to Prepare Homemade Bruschetta with Fresh Seasonal Tomatoes It’s still summer so it’s still bruschetta time. Let me start by describing what bruschetta is. Pronounced brew-SKET-ta, bruschetta is a simple Italian appetizer that starts with toasted slices of bread brushed with olive oil and rubbed with garlic and goes from there. I know you […]

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