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Sausages and Waffle Chips

I love our deep fryer! While I planned on grilling sausages and making baked beans, I originally planned to make a bit of potato salad.  And then I looked across the room to the fryer. Waffle Chips! Waffle chips are easy to cut with your trusty mandoline.  ...

Peach Pie

The baking gods were smiling down upon me for this one.  This came out just like they always should – and rarely do. The crust was perfectly flaky (just like me!)  and the filling was rich and flavorful -and- held its shape without being pasty.  Just...

Stuffed Zucchini

I had a big ol’ zucchini from our neighbor that was just calling to be stuffed.  I thought s...

Braised Chicken

Fresh tomatoes from the garden, zucchini from our neighbor down the street, fried peppers in the fr...

Deep-Fried Snickers Bar

If it hadn’t been my birthday, I probably wouldn’t have done this.  I mean, as low as ...

The Birthday Boy Gets Fried

Thirty years ago, the statement would have been the same, but the means would have been quite diffe...

Ribs

Ribs.  Love ’em. This afternoon, I put a rack of ribs topped with Gates Extra Hot Bar B Q Sa...

Another Cheeseburger in Paradise

Today was a fun day. It started out with me dropping Victor off at the train so he could travel up ...

Caramelized Peach Upside-Down Cake

I’ve been lovin’ the peaches.  Plums and apricots used to be my favorite summer fruits...

Moroccan Chicken on the Barbie

The temperature has dropped 30 degrees.  It’s almost bearable outside.  Time to do some mor...

Shepherd’s Pie

We eat a reasonably seasonal diet.  The heavier sauces, soups, and stews of winter give way to gri...

Pork Chops and Peaches

I just love peaches.  And peaches on the grill just take them to another level altogether.  Love ...

Ribeye Steaks with Caramelized Onions

It’s an art-form to bring a pan juuuuuust this close to destruction.  And to properly carame...

Chicken Salads and Homemade Bread

  When I cooked yesterday’s chicken, I had tonight’s dinner in mind.  I knew I was...

Chicken on the Barbie

We’re home. What a great and fantastic time we had.  It was just non-stop laughter, fun, foo...