Monthly Archives: August 2012

sweet potato salad with bacon and spicy candied pecans

So I has this bright idea to enter a recipe contest for the new American potato salad. Writing a recipe from scratch for something like this is harder that I expected. There are so many junctions that would steer the

sweet potato salad with bacon and spicy candied pecans

So I has this bright idea to enter a recipe contest for the new American potato salad. Writing a recipe from scratch for something like this is harder that I expected. There are so many junctions that would steer the

not so special caprese salad

There’s certainly nothing earth-shattering about this post. It’s a simple caprese salad. No new twist on it. Nothing unexpected. Just the traditional sliced tomatoes topped with fresh mozzarella, basil with a drizzle of good olive oil and balsamic (this time,

not so special caprese salad

There’s certainly nothing earth-shattering about this post. It’s a simple caprese salad. No new twist on it. Nothing unexpected. Just the traditional sliced tomatoes topped with fresh mozzarella, basil with a drizzle of good olive oil and balsamic (this time,

tortilla pizza-zz

I have to give credit where credit is due on this one… this concept is 100% my husband’s. I am generally the cook in the house but when he told me about his tortilla pizzas, and then we made them,

tortilla pizza-zz

I have to give credit where credit is due on this one… this concept is 100% my husband’s. I am generally the cook in the house but when he told me about his tortilla pizzas, and then we made them,

smoke gets in your ice

I’ve been smoking a lot lately. Maybe I should clarify… I’ve been smoking a lot of FOOD lately as once I break out the cold smoker (awesome product from A-Maze-N Products) it’s frankly a bit addictive. Perhaps you saw my

smoke gets in your ice

I’ve been smoking a lot lately. Maybe I should clarify… I’ve been smoking a lot of FOOD lately as once I break out the cold smoker (awesome product from A-Maze-N Products) it’s frankly a bit addictive. Perhaps you saw my

smoked cream ice cream + candied bacon + pecans

I have yet to find anything that isn’t better with bacon. I’m not saying it’s not out there but it’s seeming doubtful. I tried testing the theory by making ice cream with bacon in it and let’s just say that

smoked cream ice cream + candied bacon + pecans

I have yet to find anything that isn’t better with bacon. I’m not saying it’s not out there but it’s seeming doubtful. I tried testing the theory by making ice cream with bacon in it and let’s just say that

smoke ’em if you’ve got ’em

All the sudden I find myself looking at things wondering if I can smoke them. Now I realize that might cause a raised eyebrow unless of course you’ve happened to read one of my very first posts which was about

smoke ’em if you’ve got ’em

All the sudden I find myself looking at things wondering if I can smoke them. Now I realize that might cause a raised eyebrow unless of course you’ve happened to read one of my very first posts which was about

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salt makes everything better

There are so many things that a kid that I absorbed from those around me. Things that become the norm, never given a second thought until called into question by an outside source years later. This was the case one

/ food

salt makes everything better

There are so many things that a kid that I absorbed from those around me. Things that become the norm, never given a second thought until called into question by an outside source years later. This was the case one