Appetizers

Filipino Adobong Mani (Garlic Peanuts)

Filipino Adobong Mani (Garlic Peanuts)

My oldest son started college this year, and not too long ago he was on Spring break. We really did not have anything planned as everyone’s schedule was not matching up this year so he decided to stay home and rest. It was probably for […]

Roasted Salted Almonds

Roasted Salted Almonds

I really give credit to my wife, in more ways than one, but one of those credits is due to packing a healthy lunch on a regular basis. As I do all of the grocery shopping, I am very in tune as to what is […]

White Castle Style Cheeseburger Sliders

White Castle Style Cheeseburger Sliders

I grew up on White Castle sliders for the most part. I know that we probably ate them at least four times a year, primarily during road trips to our 5 hour drive to Indiana to visit relatives. I’ll admit that it was a great […]

Peanuts and Red Hots

Peanuts and Red Hots

It’s a combination that I will always love. It’s the simplicity of peanuts and red hots that reminds me of my childhood days, and in particular fond memories of my grandpa. My grandpa was a hardworking guy, and as I was growing up I knew […]

Beef filled Empanadas

Beef filled Empanadas

It seems as though empanadas fill my mind about once a week. I love an empanada, as does the rest of my family, especially when made correctly. A recent attempt, I forgot what premade dough I was using, totally failed. Granted I did not deep […]

Pork Loin Jerky Recipe and a Holiday Slate Cheese Board

Pork Loin Jerky Recipe and a Holiday Slate Cheese Board

I’m a big fan of good jerky. Do you find that it is typically a ‘guy’ thing to eat jerky? For whatever reason it seems that I rarely see a woman get excited to tear into a bag of jerky, but when a guy sees that […]