Mac n cheese, hamburger & pizza soup

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Sometimes recipes are inspired by the craziest conversations. The other night while having a silly conversation with the 16 year old, I said something along the lines of “you give me an idea and I will find the ingredients in the pantry. I just need help with ideas sometimes.” His response was “ok, so how […]

Cedar-planked Salmon with *Bacon*, etc.!!

Mmmm, bacon. Mmmm, salmon. Mmmm, boozy goodness, maple syrup, citrus. Did I mention garlic? Mmmm, garlic…. Serves 2-8, depending on the size of the side of salmon/trout. So, this recipe is inspired by a recipe from Cooking with Booze by Ryan Jennings & David Steele (ISBN 978-1-55285-762-5), which, on its own is awesome, but this […]

Indian Hand Pies

I am usually so focused on the main dishes when I make an “Indian Feast” that I never really think about appetizers. ¬†For our last dinner, I had every intention of making these Curry Beef Pies (or Indian Hand Pies as G likes to call them) but because I couldn’t find any of the pre-made […]

Burgers stuffed with Jack and Bacon

There are those who will tell you that a great burger starts with a great bun. Personally, I believe a great burger starts with great beef, lots of cheese and fresh toppings, all crammed into a great bun. So, I guess my take is that a great burger is only complete with a great bun! […]

Prosciutto wrapped stuffed chicken

It has been said before that the best food relies upon the simplicity of allowing good ingredients to speak for themselves. We’ve all seen the pretentious magazine recipes that have a half a page of ingredients. All too often, those recipes include ingredients like ground Tibetan turnip seed, only available at one market in Kathmandu. […]