Roasted Red Pepper Soup with Corn and Black Beans

One thing that I’ve found that makes life in the kitchen easier in addition to cooking as much as possible ahead of time is to pick a “theme”. This allows you to use what you already have on hand which saves time, but it also saves you from ending up with a bunch of odds […]

Green Curry Scotch Eggs

Have you ever tried scotch eggs? They’re an interesting creation that is popular over in the UK and you can often find them in the US at Renaissance Festivals. I guess they are considered some kind of Medieval finger food. In a nutshell, they’re usually a hard boiled egg that is wrapped in ground sausage […]

Pork Chops with Mole Rub

Mexicans have this wonderful creation called Mexican hot chocolate. Basically it’s a really rich and creamy hot chocolate but they add a pinch of cayenne to it. The pepper gives it a nice kick and blends really well with the milk and the chocolate flavors. They also have a similar chocolate pepper combo in mole […]

Slow Cooker Char Siu Shredded Pork

The other day I was on Facebook and I came across one of those suggested pages things in my news feed. It’s where they have a page that they think you’d be interested in based on all their big brother watching of you. Sometimes they are hit and miss, but this time it was a […]

Beer Braised Country Style Barbecue Pork Ribs

The Kid loves to get ribs when we go out to dinner, but have you seen the calorie content on those things?! A half rack of ribs can be well over 1000 calories without including the sides! They aren’t too difficult to make on your own so it’s definitely something to try if you want […]