Recipes · Tips & Short Cuts

Scary Times – Where do we go from here?

A lot of us are in limbo, with “Shelter in Place” orders in many states, including here in Wisconsin. From what I have been able to gather, everyone in the country has plenty of toilet paper, but food supply may be limited to frozen foods or basic pantry staples in many US households. Every home…… Continue reading Scary Times – Where do we go from here?

Recipes · Vegetarian Recipes

Colcannon (Irish Potatoes and Cabbage) Just in time for St Patrick’s day. The “Cooking Secrets for Men” version of Colcannon, using Bob Evans mashed potatoes instead of making your own. Colcannon is an Irish dish made from potatoes and greens. Kale or cabbage are most common. The Irish often serve colcannon at Halloween, hiding a thimble, a ring, and…… Continue reading Colcannon (Irish Potatoes and Cabbage)

Recipes · Vegetarian Recipes

Simple and Easy Eggplant Parmesan Eggplant Parmesan (or Eggplant Parm) is a tasty, vegetarian dish, that can be made in a simple manner or complex manner. You could make your own red sauce, peel the eggplant, cut it length wise, pan fry the eggplant on the stove top in batches, shred your own cheese. Or you can do it…… Continue reading Simple and Easy Eggplant Parmesan

Recipes · Vegetarian Recipes

Smashed Potatoes This recipe is all about technique, but the secondary ingredients you use can be very adaptable. Mashed and smashed potatoes both start out by boiling the potatoes until they are nice and tender. It’s what you do after boiling that differentiates the two. Mashed potatoes get mashed with milk, and butter, and whipped into a creamy…… Continue reading Smashed Potatoes

Chicken Recipes · Recipes

Asian Sriracha Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These easy to prepare Asian Sriracha Chicken Lettuce Wraps are a healthy alternative to burgers or sloppy joe’s. Simple to make and the layers of flavor in this dish are a crowd pleaser. Ingredients 1 tbsp. canola oil1 onion, diced1 tbsp. chopped fresh ginger2 cloves garlic, minced1 lb. ground Chicken or porkKosher salt and…… Continue reading Asian Sriracha Chicken Lettuce Wraps