Front Page Introduction

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. Click on "Men and Cooking" to keep reading this.

Recipes

Breakfast Egg Muffins (Video)

https://youtu.be/bqtjGEO1O_o Breakfast Egg Muffins ready in 2 minutes** – (** 2 minutes in the microwave. You would have to actually make these muffins in advance).  This recipe for breakfast egg muffins is an easy grab and go option for busy mornings. The protein packed egg muffins are loaded with cheese and veggies for great flavor! To…… Continue reading Breakfast Egg Muffins (Video)

Recipes

Valentine’s Dinner – Simple, Healthy & Elegant

https://youtu.be/x-j08S1dhLA Here is a quick and easy dinner to cook for Valentine’s Day. It may look like you put in a lot of time and effort, but it can come together in about 10 minutes. This recipe and video is posted for those who want to impress your partner of Valentine’s Day, but may have…… Continue reading Valentine’s Dinner – Simple, Healthy & Elegant

Recipes

The Correct Green Beans to cook (updated with video)

This article was originally published in December 2019. We added a short video that we hope you find helpful. Learning from others is in many ways the best way to learn about cooking. Most good cooks have go-to recipes and techniques that you may not utilize, but should be using. https://youtu.be/bzTYVf7Aun4 Case in point –…… Continue reading The Correct Green Beans to cook (updated with video)

Recipes

Simple Homemade Salad Dressing

You can make a very simple salad dressing with ingredients in your home pantry. All you really need is Olive Oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. And because all of those ingredients do not need refrigeration to store, once you make the salad dressing, it can be kept on the same shelf as the oil &…… Continue reading Simple Homemade Salad Dressing

Recipes

Bryant’s Cocktail Lounge experience

Bryant’s Cocktail Lounge, 1579 S 9th St. , Milwaukee, WI  53204  (https://www.bryantscocktaillounge.com/) Last week, we had a chance to check out a Milwaukee institution, Bryant’s Cocktail Lounge, on city’s south side. It is a cocktail lounge only, with no food being served. That is not uncommon in Milwaukee. What is uncommon is that they don’t…… Continue reading Bryant’s Cocktail Lounge experience

Recipes

Ash Restaurant Review – Iron Horse Hotel

  Recently we went to the new Milwaukee restaurant, Ash, in the Iron Horse Hotel, which replaced the very fine, but dated Symth. We went with our friends Mark & Julie Darnieder. Ash is run by the Dan-Dan boys, Dan Jacobs and Dan Van Rite. This is their 4th Milwaukee location for fine dining, including…… Continue reading Ash Restaurant Review – Iron Horse Hotel

Recipes

The correct Green Beans to cook

Learning from others is in many ways the best way to learn about cooking. Most good cooks have go-to recipes and techniques that you may not utilize, but should be using. Case in point – we were invited to our friend’s Ken Finkel & Jane Delzer house for dinner this past Saturday. Both are excellent…… Continue reading The correct Green Beans to cook