Tag Archives: Recipe

 Tonka Bean Creme Brulee

  About a  month ago I came across a recipe on a blog called Illegally Delicious  Plum Preserves Infused with Tonka Bean… cool, but what was a Tonka bean? I had never heard of it… turns out it is the seed of … Continue reading

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Pulled Pastrami Sandwiches 

Last week we went to my brother’s house for a BBQ. Don just got a new smoker and he cooked up some excellent pulled pork and six racks of baby back ribs. As we were talking, I told my brother … Continue reading

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The Pastrami Project V2.0

Wow! I just noticed that it has been 4 years since I started this blog. Time sure  has gone by fast! When I started writing, this was a food blog with a emphasis on doing things yourself (because you really can … Continue reading

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Sage Chicken

Part 2 of my Cleveland Sage post! So now that my sage plant is planted (and doing well in a sunny, but protected spot) It is time to make one of my family’s favorite dishes. Sage Chicken. I am sure … Continue reading

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Caramel Apple Pie Toffee

Here is a recipe that I have been working on for almost a year now… My main problem with not posting this recipe earlier is I’ve been lacking a good picture! Every time that I make this toffee I forget … Continue reading

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Yogurt Flatbread

Well, it has been a busy summer!  Many projects going on,  a lot of great cooking that I should have been documenting, but it always gets pushed back to “next time I make this I will put this on the … Continue reading

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Pots De Creme

Originally posted on Cast Iron Dan:
Time for a dessert recipe that I can incorporate coffee into! This is a great rich dessert that my family likes -I think you’ll like it too! The combination of the vanilla bean, bittersweet…

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Home Curing Olives

Last fall, my wife (Daphne) and I discovered an industrial park near our home that used dozens of olive trees in their landscaping. Looking up into the trees we could see thousands of green olives there. I mentioned to Daphne … Continue reading

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Time for more Bacon…

Well, Fall is almost here and I just cooked up that last of my bacon stash over the weekend… time to make some bacon. I went back to my local grocery store (Vallarta) to see if they had any pork … Continue reading

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Homemade Pepperoni

Well, now that the holidays are over and the house starts to empty, it’s time to post one of the recipes that I have been working on! It was great having the family together – visiting and cooking, I hate … Continue reading

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