When I was a kid, I was taken out for “Chinese” food. I use quotes because I doubt anyone one in China ever ate dishes like the Sweet and Sour Boneless Pork, Chicken Chow Mein, or Chop Suey I was served. Continue reading Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken, Almost Chinese Food
You’ve cooked the turkey. Now what do you do with all the scrap trimmings and that scraggly carcass? If you like good food, you make soup. Continue reading Cajun Turkey Soup, Don’t Let That Carcass Go to Waste
This is the final post on the turkey dinner. It is how I cook the turkey and make the gravy. Continue reading Turkey, the Star of the Show
She Who Must Be Obeyed and I went grocery shopping today. They had something we both love on sale, chicken drumettes. We were doomed. So, when we got home, I decided to try a different recipe. Continue reading Sesame Hoisin Wings, Snack Time
It has been so cold around here that a polar bear would head south for warmer weather. However, it actually got a little above freezing today so, it is time to barbecue! Continue reading Barbecue Rosemary Chicken, Time For a Winter Barbecue
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Before I get into this recipe, let me apologize to anyone who makes authentic Mexican Cuisine. I suspect this recipe would make them cringe. It is not authentic Mexican. It is just what I like. Continue reading Chicken Cheese Enchiladas
It is cold here. There is snow on the ground. I made andouille the
other day. Conditions were perfect for making gumbo!
This Cajun dish is delicious. A touch of spice, a deep dark texture and a mixture of shellfish, chicken and andouille. While I love this version, I apologize to all of Louisiana for my corruption of their recipe. Continue reading Gumbo, From Canada?
This post was originally posted on November 19, 2013. It is being reposted due to a catastrophic back up failure by my web host.
We had a birthday this month. I took the opportunity to smoke my first turkey dinner. I posted my efforts in Smoking Meat Forums. The link is:
Smoking a turkey was a fun project. It is definitely a different way to prepare the bird and took longer. However, it is nice to have a different way to prepare it. Continue reading Winner, Winner, Smoked Turkey Dinner
This was originally posted on November 15, 2013 and is reposted due to a catastrophic crash of my site.
I am rapidly learning that something you make yourself tastes better and has the advantage of you controlling the ingredients. I made bratwurst but I used chicken and pork to lighten it up a bit. You need a grinder and something to stuff the sausage casings to make this. I do have a KitchenAid mixer with a grinder attachment and stuffing tubes. In my early attempt to make sausage, I found the
KitchenAid does a decent job of grinding meat. However, trying to use it to stuff casings is like getting a root canal from a proctologist. If you are going to make sausage, get a dedicated sausage stuffer. Continue reading Passing Wind Estates Bratwurst, The First Post