I bought 2 kinds of cheddar, some Monterey Jack and some jalapeno jack.
When I made Bacon in an earlier post, I needed to cold smoke it. I took the opportunity to cold smoke some cheese at the same time. I have smoked cheese before but I always tended toward lighter smoke flavours, oak, cherry or apple for example. I decided I wanted to try hickory this time for a stronger smoke flavour. Continue reading Hickory Smoked Cheese
I experimented with Sausage Cups a couple of weeks ago in a post. I had two friends coming over for drinks and I asked them to help me pick some fillings. This post is the result. Continue reading Sausage Cups Times Six
It is harvest time and one of the best things about fresh tomatoes is they make the best salsa. So, I made a batch of She Who Must Be Obeyed’s favourite salsa. It is always a good thing to be nice to the woman you love! Continue reading Summer Harvest Salsa
The latest thing amongst smokers are burgers formed around the bottom of a can and stuffed. They look great but I thought you could do the same with a small amount of breakfast sausage and made a great appetizer. Sausage Cups are the result. Continue reading Sausage Cups
We had company coming over for dinner and needed a tasty appetizers. Sliders are an obvious choice. However, why settle for one kind when it is just about as easy to make three different sliders with a bit of preparation. Continue reading Sliders Three Ways
I wanted to make a foccacia with whole wheat and buckwheat. She Who Must Be Obeyed said it was hot and didn’t want the house heated up by baking. So, I mixed up my dough and cooked it on my Weber Barbecue. Everyone was happy!
Continue reading Grilled Buckwheat Focaccia
We were having a friend over for wine and appetizers. I was going to make chicken wings. She Who Must Be Obeyed informed me she wanted the wings to have crispy skin. I like my wings sticky but it is possible to have both. The secret is putting lots of butter on the chicken skin while it is cooking and then tossing them in a sticky sauce. So, I invented Sweet Tequila Wings.
Continue reading Sweet Tequila Wings
My friend was coming over for drinks and I wanted an easy snack. I love focaccia but I didn’t have a lot of time. So I made this no knead version that cooks up quickly. Continue reading Easy Italian Herb Focaccia
Some food is so easy and so good that you just have to make it again and again. This is one of those dishes.
Continue reading Bacon Wrapped Scallops
Think back, way back. Do you remember those great recipes you made decades ago that just sort of faded away? Continue reading Multi Layered Mexican Dip