Years ago I participated in my first chili cook-off. It was a local cook-off, not Terlingua or any well-known, but I was intrigued and wanted to try my hand. I started scouring the Internet looking for recipes and came across one that peeked my interest. I printed it and started getting ingredients for the chili. […]Read More How My Best Friend Helped Me Win a Chili Cook-Off
I love lasagna. Thankfully my family does too. However, I make sort of an americanized version of it: Alton Brown’s Pantry Friendly Tomato Sauce Gluten Free Lasagna Noodles Ricotta Cheese Italian Blend Shredded Cheese Shredded Parmesan Sweet Italian Sausage Basil, garlic powder, oregano & fresh, chopped parsley Layer, cook for an hour at 350, cool […]Read More Para Bailar Lasagna!
Sitting back reflecting, I realized I’ve had quite a few different types of smokers over the years. And you’d think whatever one I have now is my favorite, but you’d be wrong…and right. So, I decided to review each smoker I’ve owned and give my honest impression of each and its pros and cons. So, […]Read More Where there’s smoke…
This time last year marks when I started working from home, due to the pandemic. Since then, I took up the hobby of gardening. I just did a little bit of it, trying to grow my pepper plants, but not full-time gun-ho gardening. I’ve had my hits and misses with the plants, mostly from not […]Read More Springtime!
But I think you know that already. 10+ years ago you mention Ramen noodles, and all that comes to mind are those cheap 15¢ packages. Don’t get me wrong, I loved these growing up, but now we all know Ramen is so much more than a cheap instant soup. As with other foods I mentioned […]Read More Ramen: Not Just a College Meal Supplement Anymore