Men and Cooking

Men and Cooking

77 % of the chefs in restaurants in the US are men. So why do so many men either hate, avoid or just stink at cooking? To me the reasons are simple – either they just don’t want to learn how to cook or they are intimidated by anything more than simple grilling of steaks.

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Fresh Homemade Basil Pesto

Fresh Homemade Basil Pesto

Fresh Homemade Basil Pesto –Homemade pesto is one of the best ways to enjoy fresh basil. Our Pesto recipe uses fresh basil, pine nuts, garlic, Parmesan cheese, and extra virgin olive oil. Make it in about 10 minutes! What Is Pesto? Historians believe pesto was a product of Genoa, Italy.Read More…

Thanksgiving Tips 2021 (Cook your turkey in half the time)

Thanksgiving Tips 2021 (Cook your turkey in half the time)

Thanksgiving Tips 2021 – Last year we had a lot of tips regarding Covid. This year, most people are gathering, not forgetting totally about Covid, but trying to get back to something resembling normal. We will approach this article with that reality in mind. So, here is our annual ThanksgivingRead More…

Citrus Chicken Thighs Roasted with Herbs

Citrus Chicken Thighs Roasted with Herbs

Citrus Chicken Thighs – Here is an easy recipe that works for a weeknight meal or a casual dinner party. The chicken thighs turn out citrusy and tender, with crisp skin. Add in some roasted potatoes and oven-roasted veggies for a full, delicious meal. No need for basting or broiling. JustRead More…

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe – Video

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe – Video

Fried Green Tomatoes are a tradition in the Southern United States. We coat Green Tomatoes that have not ripened into red ones with perfectly seasoned cornmeal and fry until crispy and golden. They’re little slices of gold. My History with Fried Green Tomatoes My grandmother cooked fried green tomatoes forRead More…

Easy Asparagus Soup Recipe with Video

Easy Asparagus Soup Recipe with Video

Easy Asparagus Soup Recipe – This simple soup can be ready in about half an hour. It takes full advantage of the flavor of asparagus by sautéing with butter before puréeing. Fresh tarragon adds a depth of flavor. I really like asparagus soup. It’s pure comfort in a bowl andRead More…

McDonald’s Egg Cheese Biscuits – Video

McDonald’s Egg Cheese Biscuits – Video

McDonald’s Egg Cheese Biscuits – Sausage, fluffy eggs, and cheese stuffed inside of a biscuit are the perfect morning pick me up. Going to McDonald’s and picking one up is always convenient, but it’s much more delicious when you make it at home yourself.  For years, when my now 20-something boysRead More…