The Old Fat Guy
One of my favourite bloggers is Foodie Home Chef. She uses fresh ingredients and treats them with respect, my definition of a truly great cook. She has kindly given me permission to reproduce this http://foodiehomechef.com/recipe of hers from her blog. Take a look at her site at:
This salsa salad pairs up nicely with both Mexican & some Seafood dishes. It’s so healthy, amazingly easy to prepare & if you have more than 2 people to serve… just double, triple or quadruple the recipe & you can serve the whole gang!
1 mango, halved, seeded, peeled & cut into short strips
1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
2″ length of cucumber, peeled, cut in half lengthwise & thinly sliced (about 1/3 cup)
1/4 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped
1 small jalapeño, seeded & finely chopped or 2 tsp La Victoria Green Salsa Jalapeña extra hot
2 tsp freshly squeezed lime juice
1/8 tsp kosher or sea salt
Fresh ground black pepper, 3 pepper mill turns
1. Prepped ingredients.
2. Add all the ingredients to a 1.5 quart bowl & toss gently till well combined. Cover & refrigerate 2 to 4 hours to allow ingredients to marry & attain maximum flavor. Serve.
It can be a challenge to find a whole packer brisket in this area. So, When I get one I have to think carefully to decide what to do with it. A brisket makes corned beef, pastrami, Montreal smoked meat and several other dishes. When I got this one, a basic smoked brisket called to me. So, I smoked a brisket and made burnt ends out of the point. Continue reading Basic Smoked Brisket & Burnt Ends
My mind worries me sometimes. I was trying to decide whether to make wings with honey mustard sauce or honey garlic glazed wings. My eyes bulged and my ears rang as it became obvious I had to make Garlic Honey Mustard Wings. I’m sure I need professional help.
I love Country Style Ribs. It is too bad they aren’t actually ribs. I think the butchers of the world just want to mess with us. There are butt roasts that come from the shoulder and Country Ribs that aren’t ribs. Sigh. Fortunately they are delicious whatever they are. Continue reading Sweet Thai Chili Country Style Ribs
It is the time of year that apples ripen. A mystery tree showed up in my back yard a few years ago and then started producing very tasty apples. It was obviously time for an apple crisp but I wanted something different. I went to the Crosby’s Molasses site and found a recipe for Molasses Apple Crisp. It had to be tried. Continue reading Molasses Apple Crisp From Crosby’s Molasses
What is better than a great fresh spinach salad with bacon? Not much! I made this simple dish for my community TV show on ShawTV Kootenays. Continue reading Bacon Spinach Salad