Habanero Mango Cowboy Candy

I love spicy foods and growing jalapenos in our garden is a way for me to ensure that I always have a steady supply. So with anticipation of spring and summer coming soon, I started thinking of ways to use all those wonderful jalapenos….

El Diablo Avocado Toast

Avocado toast… when did this fruit on bread, that tastes amazing become so controversial? At its humble beginnings, it is only crushed avocado on bread which has been toasted. When or why did restaurants start charging so much for a crushed piece of fruit…

Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

In Idaho right now the temperature is close to reaching 100 degrees. I know when it starts getting that hot I want something cool, tasty, quick to make and has bacon. This bacon ranch pasta salad is so good that you will absolutely come…

Za’atar Margherita Flatbread

Za’atar is a Mediterranean spice mixture typically of dried herbs, sumac, sesame seeds and salt. It is great with pita bread and olive oil, meats and especially on vegetables. This time I wanted to try the Za’atar on a Margherita Flatbread and see how…

4 Delicious Instant Pot Deviled Egg Recipes

Easter will soon be upon us and we all will be left with what to do with 100 colored hard boiled eggs. Yes, you can make egg sandwiches or throw them at your teenagers but how about another idea? Deviled eggs done four different…

Jalapeño Bacon Deviled Eggs

I really love using an instant pot for something like hard boiling eggs. It really does take the guess work and timing of making the perfect hard boiled eggs and that leaves you with time to come up with unique ways to devil them….

Sriracha Deviled Eggs

I really love using an instant pot for something like hard boiling eggs. It really does take the guess work and timing of making the perfect hard boiled eggs and that leaves you with time to come up with unique ways to devil them….

Classic Deviled Eggs

I really love using an instant pot for something like hard boiling eggs. It really does take the guess work and timing of making the perfect hard boiled eggs and that leaves you with time to come up with unique ways to devil them….

Avocado Deviled Eggs

I really love using an instant pot for something like hard boiling eggs. It really does take the guess work and timing of making the perfect hard boiled eggs and that leaves you with time to come up with unique ways to devil them….

Bacon Poutine

Not many Americans know about poutine and I have to say we are missing out. Poutine is a dish consisting of French fries and cheese curds then smothered with gravy. Yes I did say lip smacking gravy. Poutine originated in Quebec around the 1950s…

Fried Mashed Potato Bites

We were just sitting at home this Labor Day weekend enjoying the fact that neither the CEO or myself had to go into work on Monday. It was the perfect weekend, except the teenagers were going to be there too. Oh well, you can’t…

Mexican Pasta Salad

Mexican Pasta Salad

The wife came home the other night and told me that she had a pot luck at work the next day.  It was going to be a Mexican theme. After much discussion and her telling me no you can’t do that, we decided on…

Cucumber Radish Salad

Cucumber Radish Salad

Our garden is staring to give us some great vegetables right now and the first things coming up are radishes. I love the peppery taste to radishes and these home-grown radishes have that taste. So I planted more than I probably should have so…

Beer Battered Onion Rings

Beer Battered Onion Rings

Beer Battered Onion Rings We have all at one time or another had those fast food greasy as heck onion rings. My wife (aka Household CEO) came to me one day and said, “Make me some amazing onion rings with a golden crust that…

Coffee Rub Pork Belly Bites

Coffee Rub Pork Belly Bites I think way before I was born Memorial Day was the unofficial start of summer. I remember being 5 or 6 years old getting ready to go to some relative’s home for a big BBQ. I also remember seeing…

Cheesy Stuffed Meatballs

Yum Cheesy Stuffed Meatballs I had the opportunity to buy some grass feed and hormone free ground beef this past week for $4.00 a pound. You heard that right, $4.00 a pound. So, I jumped at this chance and picked up 5 pounds of…

Asian Style Sloppy Joe Sliders

Yum Asian Style Sloppy Joe Sliders So there is this amazing Asian Market in Nampa, ID that the wife and I go to quite often. The staff there are so friendly and the products are incredible. We have found the best green tea at…

Bacon Cannoli

Yum Bacon Cannoli! I was invited to a graduation party for a friend who just finished nursing school. I thought I would make her something special for this celebration. Everyone loves sweets and everyone loves bacon. Why not combine the two. In my opinion,…

Egg Roll S’mores

Yum Egg Roll S’moresSo an amazing friend (Andrea) from high school has been begging for this recipe for Egg Roll S’mores. I have waited to give it to her for a very long time because it is so simple and I know she will…

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