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…

David Venable’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie

This is another wonderful dessert from QVC host David Venable’s COMFORT FOOD SHORTCUTS cookbook. I have to warn you while this will look like cookie bars when it is baked you will want to take a smaller slice than you think, it is very very rich. Pre heat the oven to 325, move the oven…

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…