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Grilled Bacon PB&J Sandwiches

Grilled Bacon PB&J Sandwiches

My daughter was adopted from Africa and to say her hair is curly is an understatement.  My hair is thin and the kind of straight that no spiral perm of the 80’s could even touch.  So needless to say, when we first brought her home […]

Asian Pork Sliders with Magic Miso Mayo from “Keepers”

Asian Pork Sliders with Magic Miso Mayo from “Keepers”

For my menu planning, on the weekends I normally have the time to cook something more complex and am not bound by a short, after work time frame for preparation, marinating or even just cooking time.  The cookbook, “Keepers” by Kathy Brennan and Caroline Campion […]

Grilled Mac and Cheese Sandwich with Bacon and Jalapenos

Grilled Mac and Cheese Sandwich with Bacon and Jalapenos

This isn’t exactly diet food, let’s just put that out there.  Oftentimes I go a little overboard for my family with the tofu and quinoa so every once in a while I go completely off the deep end in the other direction and create a […]

Macau-Style Pork Chop Sandwich – Appetites by Anthony Bourdain

Macau-Style Pork Chop Sandwich – Appetites by Anthony Bourdain

So unless you live under a rock, you know who Anthony Bourdain is.  He’s quirky and adventurous, not at all politically correct but honest as hell and very smart.  Being a traveler myself, I love his CNN Parts Unknown show, where he travels to places around […]

Fried oyster BLT – Williams Sonoma

Fried oyster BLT – Williams Sonoma

If you have any Williams Sonoma cookbooks in your personal collection, you know they tend to be full of vibrant photos.  This particular cookbook, Cooking at Home, is the exception.  This text-only cookbook is ginormous, super user friendly and chock full of short recipes that […]