Smothered Chicken

Weather has been weird here in Pennsylvania recently days fluctuate from mid 80’s on day to mid 60’s the next. So the other night on one of the cooler nights we were in the mood for some good old southern comfort food. Smothered Chicken really hit the spot that night. This is one of those dishes…

Slow Smoked Chuck Roast

This week we had a lot of running  around to do and we decided to stop for a quick bite at the local branch of a chain BBQ joint.  I had eaten there before and it wasn’t bad for chicken or pulled pork sandwiches but I decided to give their brisket a shot.  Well here…

Vanilla Rum French Toast

The best thing about this French Toast is it is nice and slightly crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside.

Simple Nontraditional Ribeye

Who doesn’t love a good steak? I would eat steak 8 days a week if possible. My favorite cut of steak is without a doubt the Ribeye.  It is both flavorful and tender, coming from the lightly worked upper rib cage area. Its marbling of fat makes it very good for fast and hot cooking. I…

Granddad’s Slow Cooker Chili

Labor Day weekend started off rainy and chilly here in the Northeast and I figured it was a good time to break out the slow cooker and cook up a batch of chili.  I am not a very big fan of TexMex food but I am a lover of chili.  When I was a younger…