Smoked Bacon Wrapped Beer Brats

Around here bratwurst are a quick and simple goto for lunch or dinner. In fact we have had them so often I was trying to come up with something a little different and one day going through my Instagram I saw a post from one of the people I follow, unfortunately I can’t remember who…

Air Fried Buffalo Wings

Time for a classic with a modern twist. Who doesn’t love classic Buffalo Wings? Buffalo wings were created Teressa Bellissimo on March 4th 1964 at the now world famous Anchor Bar in Buffalo New York. Buffalo wings are typically unbreaded wings deep fried and tossed in a cream sauce of butter and hot sauce. I…

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

One of my all time favorite things to eat is banana bread. So flavorful and moist. I will eat banana bread for breakfast dessert or a snack in the middle of the day. This is a very simple recipe, and best of all it is a quick recipe so you can enjoy this tasty treat…

Waffle Pizza

I like most of us am i huge pizza lover. I love New York style, Chicago style deep dish, grilled pizza and of course classic food fired Neapolitan style. I was trying to come up with a different twist on pizza and happened to be watching a re-run of The Kitchen on Food Network and…

Brown Sugar Buttercream Icing

Ok so I am not a baker by any stretch of the imagination, but I have a severe sweet tooth so I am trying to expand my culinary repertoire. I have taken tips from all star bakers like Duff Goldman, Buddy Valastro, and Tina Verrelli, I have come up with a great buttercream for everything…

Toad in the Hole

Yes I know what you’re thinking, “What the hell is Toad in the Hole????” Relax no toads were harmed in the making of this dish. Toad in the Hole is a dish from the British Isles of sausage and Yorkshire pudding. The first time I had Toad in the Hole was in a lovely Bed…

Sheet Pan Lemon Chicken

There has been a huge upswing in the culinary world for the past few years of the one pan meals. These can be one skillet on the stove top, a stock pot, a slow cooker or even a sheet pan in the oven. I have seen hundreds of these on social media and even bought…

Simple Meat Sauce

Growing up in the 1970’s meat sauce on spaghetti was common place. I can remember having it at all of my friends houses when I was invited for dinner. Now I am referring to what I call American meat sauce because it is vastly different from Bolognese. Bolognese is a meat base sauce with little…

Philly Cheesesteak

For much of my life I have been near the Philadelphia area. I was born about 30 minutes west of Philly, when I was very young my family had moved to western Pennsylvania but my grandparents still lived around the Philly area. In high school I lived in Wilmington Delaware (again about 30 minutes from…