Piri Piri Oven Fried Potatoes, Quick and Good



We had plans that would keep us busy for most of the day. We needed an ultra convenient meal that wouldn’t keep us busy as we would both be tired. We had some frozen coated fish in the freezer. I can put up with decent frozen pieces of fish in a pinch but I can not do frozen french fries. They are high in fat, low in taste and have a texture that is either mushy or leathery. Continue reading Piri Piri Oven Fried Potatoes, Quick and Good

Grilled Steakhouse Potato Wedges


Further to the prior post, we grilled pork last night. As long as the Weber Barbecue was fired up, I decided to grill some potato wedges.
I start with two fair sized baking potatoes. I cut each potato into six wedges. I tossed them in 2 tablespoons olive oil and 2 teaspoons steak spice. I used to use Montreal Steak Spice but I found one with no salt that had the same other flavours and I use it now. Just use your favourite steak spice. Continue reading Grilled Steakhouse Potato Wedges

A Breakfast To Get Me Started


I am starting a two day project to smoke salmon. Of course, I need a good start. I have mentioned before I don’t like fried eggs. So I made something easy but filling, home made back (Canadian) bacon and fried potatoes.

The potato goes in the microwave, is sliced and browns in minutes, about the same time the bacon takes.

MMM! A breakfast of champions (and fat old guys).

The Fat Old Guy