Khao Jee – Laotion Sandwich

Khao Jee – Laotion Sandwich

I love a good sandwich, and I’ll admit I don’t eat them as often as I like. I’m a sucker for a Vietnamese banh mi, even a dagwood, but there is one that I think needs more attention. This Laotion sandwich is known as Khao…

Nacho Style Zucchini Boats

Nacho Style Zucchini Boats

Have I mentioned that our garden has been nothing but pure joy this summer? My wife and I took a chance, built a couple of garden boxes, threw some seeds in them and let nature do its course. Weeks later we were exposed to radishes,…

Filipino Tocino

Filipino Tocino

If you probably saw tocino on a menu as a breakfast side item you would probably say something like ‘what the heck is tocino?’ and quickly pass it up. Note to yourself… don’t pass up on the tocino. I was introduced to tocino many years…

Polish Sausage Breakfast Bagel Sandwich

Polish Sausage Breakfast Bagel Sandwich

My kid has been coming home on a regular basis for most of his junior year in high school. I always think how rad would that have been when I was in school! He gets this privilege for a couple of reasons, and I am…

Mixed Bean Soup with Fresh Herbs

Mixed Bean Soup with Fresh Herbs

Are you like me who makes a quick list before heading into a store? I’ve been that way for some time and my lists that I keep during the week add up. These lists though allow me to make my driving routes and get into…

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…