Dry brined, baking powdered wings

In Chicken, Experiments, Photo Scrapbook On November 7, 2014 0 Comments

After seeing Kenji’s post at The Food Lab about baked wings as good as fried, I decided to play around. I salted and added baking powder to wings,… Read More »

[Sad Trumpet] Introducing: Blooper Reels!

In Bloopers On December 17, 2013 1 Comment

I think it’s time to start putting up a few of my failures, be it a whole recipe or just a stupid mistake like this: (BTW, this is… Read More »


Beet salad with Cottage Ham and Goat Cheese

In Pork, Veggies On July 28, 2013 1 Comment

As I’ve probably mentioned, I love beets. I was shipping earlier and the beets caught my eye. Later, I spied some cottage ham. I remembered I had some… Read More »


No foolin’! The Megamelt

In Beef On April 1, 2013 1 Comment

    So, it’s April Fools and I don’t feel like pranking anyone. I was, however, in the mood for a patty melt. After getting everything together, I… Read More »

Kielbasa and sauerkraut

Kielbasa and Sauerkraut

In Beef On January 16, 2013 0 Comments

It’s Cleveland, it’s winter, it’s cold. What could be better than a plate of Kielbasa and Sauerkraut? (Except for, perhaps, some kranjska klobasa and some deviled eggs?) So,… Read More »


Sriracha Wings

In Chicken On December 9, 2012 1 Comment

Michael Symon’s B-Spot makes some amazing food. One of his best bits are Sriracha Wings. These are the kind of wings that chickens hope to be a part… Read More »


Pressure Cooker Yankee Pot Roast

In Beef On November 28, 2012 0 Comments

A picked up a BOGO special on Beef Shoulder Roast the other day.  My cut was just under 3 lbs, decently marbled and begging to go with some… Read More »

braised beef

Braised Bottom Round

In Beef On October 16, 2012 0 Comments

I like to cook, so it’s fun making things that are a tad labor intensive, but sometimes I just want to throw something into a pot and let… Read More »


Red Lentil Soup

In Veggies On September 29, 2012 0 Comments

Aurora took the kids to a wedding tonight which gave me some time alone. I decided to play with my new immersion blender by making some fruit leather… Read More »


Meat Pies

In Beef On September 6, 2012 1 Comment

Growing up, I ate quite a few Scottish meat pies at different Highland Games around the Ohio/Pennsylvania area. We used to get them from import stores as well. Nowadays,… Read More »