Simple Fudgey Gooey Brownies

As you may know I don’t do a lot of baking, most of my desserts are from box mixes. Well here is a simple from scratch brownie recipe that gives you nice fudgey and gooey brownies. Now cake brownies are good but this recipe will not give you those. Start off by melting 1/2 cup…

BBQ Braised Pot Roast

With winter arriving it is for hearty warming meals, during the colder months we do a lot of braising. Braising is a combination-cooking method that uses both wet and dry heats: typically, the food is first sautéed or seared at a high temperature, then finished in a covered pot at a lower temperature while sitting…

Mac and Cheese Pot Pie

Okay I had to do it. I had to combine two of my favorite comfort foods. Pot pies and mac and cheese. I actually had thought about doing this for awhile, but had to tweek the recipe a few times before it came out right. I made my normal bacon mac and cheese but it…

Southern Style Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

I don’t know what the weather is like where you live but here in the Northeast it appears winter is coming early. In one day we went from temps in the 70’s to that night dropping into the 50’s and it seems we are staying there. Forecasters are even saying we will have snow next…

Baked Pain Perdu, French Toast Casserole

As I have mentioned before one of my favorite foods is French Toast. It is one of the foods I eat when trying to evaluate a diner. I have had many variations of French Toast over the years and to be honest I really can’t say I have a favorite, although there is a criteria…

Smoked Roma Tomatoes for Sauces and Chili

Ok I have to admit this was a new one on me when I found it on Instagram, but it was so intriguing that I had to give it a shot. Boy am I glad I did. Smoking the Roma tomatoes adds a subtle smokey and a deeper tomato flavor than canned roasted tomatoes will…

Manners Gripe

You know I haven’t done a lot of griping on here lately, but this is one that has been building for years. Why is it so hard for people in public to follow simple good manners? If someone holds a door for you say thank you. If someone you pass on the walking by says…

Panko Chicken with Garlic Butter Fettuccine

This is a lighter meal than I usually post, but trust me it is not lacking in flavor. Very simple to make and very delicious to eat it will be a meal you will want to work into your regular meal rotation. Chicken thigh cutlets breaded with panko and seasoned with Italian seasoning over a…