Classics

The Classics are named so because they are delicious and do not need to be changed. My favorite example is today’s blog star: radishes with butter and salt. Can’t get more basic than that; however, the combination somehow transfigures the radish from a fiery orb into a delicious crunchy snack. I’m not sure when exactly…

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Memorial Day Grillin’

This weekend in the United States is Memorial Day Holiday. This weekend is for us to remember the men and women around us who have died and honoring those who serve in the Armed Forces. Over the weekend, across the united states, there will be many parades that involve military personnel and members of veteran’s…

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Raspberry Stacks

I am a morning person. I love waking up early before the sun rises and brewing a pot of hot, delicious, fresh coffee. The couple of weeks of where it’s transitioning from spring to summer is my most prized time and I will tell you why. In the morning it’s cool enough to open my…

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Sausage Biscuits and Gravy

John Cameron          In order to make good gravy, you need the right ratio of fats, flavor and “flour” or thickener. In this recipe, and I use that term very loosely, I start by frying the breakfast sausage. Mine was very lean and didn’t give off very much fat, so I also…

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Grilled Cilantro Chicken

Cinco De Mayo is right around the corner and I can’t tell you how much I love eating Mexican food (Tex-Mex in the Midwest). I had a Tex-Mex Catering job, and it was so hard to walk away from because of the food. Chicken and Beef tacos with all different kinds of toppings. Yet, for…

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Dinner Braid

When I was younger, this meal was one of my favorites. There were a couple of different versions of it that only I liked. Being the picky eater that I was, it was just cheese… Still very delicious though. Carbs and cheese? What else is better? As I’ve gotten older, vegetables actually sound good to…

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Beef tips in Gravy

Easiest midwest meal ever. It takes a couple of minutes, and I explain the process of how to make this through our NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL. I’m very excited about this because now it’ll be easier for people who would rather watch than read our blog post.  Our first one is very relaxing and I don’t…

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Irish Bomb Cup Cakes!

Modifying cake recipes.  This St. Patricks Day I made these cupcakes for my work.  They are called Car Bomb Cupcakes after the drink. It is a chocolate cupcake made with Guinness stout, filled with ganache that is infused with Jameson whiskey and topped with chocolate buttercream flavored with Bailey’s Irish Cream.  The amount of alcohol…

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