Raclette Dinner Party – Leland, MI

Raclette Dinner Party – Leland, MI

Raclette Dinner Party – On a recent trip north to visit friends in Leland, MI, we were treated to a fun evening, with interactive food. It was something I had never heard of, a Raclette Dinner Party. A raclette dinner party is a twist on fondue that is a lot of fun. Very handsRead More…

Instant Pot Meatloaf & Mash Potatoes

Instant Pot Meatloaf & Mash Potatoes

Instant Pot Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes – using pot-in-pot cooking. This technique lets you make two distinct dishes in your Instant Pot at the same time. It is especially handy for weeknight dinners. One of my favorite pot-in-pot recipes is Instant Pot meatloaf and mashed potatoes. The potatoes are boiledRead More…

Easy Colcannon recipe for St Patrick’s Day

Easy Colcannon recipe for St Patrick’s Day

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.

Free e-Cookbook – Soups & Stews

Free e-Cookbook – Soups & Stews

Cooking Secrets for Men – (free) e-Cookbook Series Vol. 2 – “Soups & Stews” just released and available for download. Vol 1 – “Sauces you’ll use – A lot”, is available on the same download page. Also free! Volume 2 contains some of our favorite soups and stews, some quickRead More…

Twice Cooked Pork

Twice Cooked Pork

Twice cooked pork or Double cooked pork belly is one of the most famous dishes of Szechuan restaurants. There is an old saying that if you have never eaten twice cooked pork, then you have never been to Sichuan. The English name is literally translated from Chinese name which comes fromRead More…