Chipotle Cocoa Steak Tacos

About a year ago I came up with an amazing cocoa rub for beef. It was flipping great and like Life will have it I lost the dang recipe. So a few months ago, I went back to the drawing board. I sat down…

Sausage & Tortellini Soup

It’s that time of the year… turkey, ham, cake, pie and trying to figure out what to get the wife for Christmas. I think this year’s presents will be a home run. I mean after last year’s fiasco which included gifts such as a…

Shrimp & Grits

Shrimp and grits. Are there any other food combinations that just excite the heck out of you? PB&J, bacon and eggs, rice and beans, grilled cheese and tomato soup? Those are all great combinations but for me the best has to be shrimp and…

Bacon Mac & Cheese

Bacon Mac & Cheese

There is nothing better in the world than homemade mac & cheese and I mean nothing. How can you take an iconic dish such as mac & cheese and make it even better? You can’t you just can’t… unless? We all know that bacon…

Southern Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken

I love a good piece of fried chicken. I really do. In my younger years, I would even eat gas station fried chicken, Yes, I know. I am still amazed that chicken did not leave me in a big state of disarray.  But that…

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…

Fried BLT “Fried Bologna Sandwich”

Fried BLT "Fried Bologna Sandwich"

Fried BLT “Fried Bologna Sandwich”–We all have fond memories of certain foods from our childhood… that one thing your mother or father would make for you when your day didn’t go so well or maybe you got a great report card. The food that…

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…

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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