Pot roast is an American classic found everywhere from restaurants to the frozen food aisle. A tender beef roast is first sautéed and then slow cooked in liquid building layers of delicious flavor. Commonly, a pot roast is thought of as a roast, when in fact, it is actually a braise. By using the two […]
A St. Louis Chinese restaurant favorite. We used to sell these at our restaurant in Texas as Deep Fried Cheesecakes, because no one had ever heard of a crab rangoon! Sweet, crispy, and utterly craveable.
A classic white sausage gravy predominantly found in the southern United States. Served over light fluffy biscuits for a hearty, savory, and filling meal any time of the day.
This cornbread is my all time favorite version. Cooking cornbread in a cast iron skillet leaves a tender center, and a crunchy crispy outside crust. Adding a little sugar to the recipe bumps up the sweetness and brings out all the wonderful magical flavors of the cornbread. Requires a 9-12” cast iron skillet. If you […]
Corn salsa is one of my all-time favorite condiments. Sweet, sour, spicy and refreshing this salsa has it all!
Chicken shawarma is a delicious dish found in the levant and middle-east. Strongly seasoned chicken is slow roasted over coals to create a delicious, tender and spicy dish that leaves you craving more. This version uses a sauté pan to get the same delicious roasted effect, but with the added convenience of easy clean-up and […]
Classic chicken salad. Savory, cool, tangy, and perfect for a hot day.
A hearty, filling, and unbelievably delicious breakfast combination. This is a great dish to use any leftover Country Gravy (link) in. Seasoned hashbrowns dance with fluffy eggs, shredded cheddar cheese, and wear a blanket of country gravy to keep the whole dish warm and delicious.
Being from the Midwestern US bratwurst is a classic summer time grilling favorite! Here’s my signature way to prepare a delicious bratwurst.
Made from scratch, beef stew is hearty, savory, filling, and delicious.
My first experience with beef stew was not positive. It was cold. We were camping and it came out of a large pre-made can. I suspect that this is very similar to most other peoples experiences with beef stew. Made from scratch, beef stew is actually hearty, savory, filling, and delicious. So I invite you […]
When I was a kid there was one lunch that I wanted to take to school more than anything else and that was a lunchables pack. Now that I’m an adult, my tastes have matured. So I thought it was time to give the world an upscale, and very easy to make adult version of […]
Holy decadence batman. This monstrosity is full of homemade chocolate mousse, crushed Oreos and topped with homemade whipped cream and more Oreos!
Classic M&M Cookies, sweet and a touch salty with colorful M&M’s!
Sweet potato pie is my favorite holiday pie. Similar in flavor to the classic pumpkin pie, but much lighter in weight. This lightness translates to a much more enjoyable experience when eating the pie. But don’t blame me if you eat the whole thing in one sitting!
A delightful Italian twist on the classic cheesecake. Instead of a big and heavy cheesecake you end up with a light and delightfully refreshing cheesecake that has you going back for another bite everytime. Makes two cheesecakes.
This is my Great Aunt Myrna’s fudge recipe. It has been served at Christmas parties in my family since time immemorial. Sweet, decadent, and utterly addictive. I offer my favorite version here with cherries and toasted pecans.
Beef and Broccoli is a Chinese restaurant classic. Thinly sliced beef, stir fried with broccoli and then topped with a savory brown sauce. Tasting Guidelines:Taste is savory. Weight is medium. Texture is al dente. Best categorized as Cantonese American
A Chinese restaurant classic. The warm ginger and hearty pork dumplings make this delicious soup a classic comfort food.
Sweet and mellow, with a perfect creamy consistency. Mangoes play a secondary role to the strawberries, while still adding depth to this recipe. Tasting Guidelines: Taste is sweet. Weight is medium. Texture is smooth. Good for people with low to severe treatment side effects.
Sweet, delicious, and refreshing. This mixed berry smoothie is both filling and refreshing at the same time! Tasting Guidelines: Taste is sweet and tart. Weight is light. Texture is smooth. Good for people with low to severe treatment side effects.
Strawberry and banana puts the smooth in smoothie! There is no better way to describe the blending of tart strawberries and mellow bananas in this recipe. Tasting Guidelines: Taste is sweet. Weight is medium. Texture is smooth. Good for people with low to severe treatment side effects.
A tart and refreshing hot weather smoothie. The smooth mango flavors blend with the cherries and the citric oranges to create a filling yet delightfully cooling beverage. This recipe is perfect for days when metallic tastes are really strong. Tasting Guidelines: Taste is sweet and sour. Weight is light. Texture is smooth. Good for people […]
Sweet and decadent with a touch of spicy cinnamon to finish. Tasting Guidelines: Taste is sweet and spicy. Weight is medium. Texture is creamy and smooth. Good for people with low to severe treatment side effects.
A tart but light smoothie. Tasting Guidelines: Taste is tart. Weight is light. Texture is smooth. Good for people with low to severe treatment side effects.
Sweet and mellow bananas mix with Greek yogurt to create a delicious and refreshing smoothie. Tasting Guidelines: Taste is sweet. Weight is medium. Texture is smooth and creamy. Good for people with low to severe treatment side effects
A refreshing light and tart smoothie. Tasting Guidelines: Taste is tart. Weight is light. Texture is soft. Good for people with low to severe treatment side effects.
A sweet smoothie that is full bodied without the typical weight of a banana smoothie. Tasting Guidelines: Taste is mellow sweetness. Weight is medium. Texture is creamy. Good for people with low to severe treatment side effects.
Transport yourself to a tropical island getaway with this delicious Mai Tai smoothie. Mellow pineapple, sweet cherries, and citric oranges blend together to create a perfectly sweet and mellow smoothie that is good for any time of the day. Tasting Guidelines: Taste is sweet. Weight is medium. Texture is smooth but pulpy. Good for people […]