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Roasted Turkey Breast

Roasted Turkey Breast

I didn’t make an entire turkey for Thanksgiving this year. I didn’t even cook turkey on the actual day. I made it today instead. Thanks to no extra guests and a mistake on my part in the defrosting time, we had turkey today. I wasn’t […]

Braised Short Ribs

Braised Short Ribs

I got this recipe off the internet but I can’€™t find which site it was from. I’€™m going to try and hurry this post up since I might not have a lot of time this morning. When these beef short ribs went on sale for […]

Phil’s BBQ in San Diego

Phil’s BBQ in San Diego

I apologize in advance for the blech photos, but this is what happens when you use a malfunctioning camera in low lighting. Flash does this food no justice. When people want great barbecue in San Diego, the first thought that comes to mind is Phil€™s […]

Roasted Brined Turkey

Roasted Brined Turkey

Roasted Brined Turkey (adapted from Better Homes and Gardens)   __________________________________________________________________________ Directions with Photos: I actually counted out 45 peppercorns. And I actually counted out 5 whole bay leaves. This is what fresh thyme looks like. Salt + sugar   Combine all ingredients in pot […]

Jack@$$ Sandwich

Jack@$$ Sandwich

Sirloin Steak Sandwiches (aka Jack@$$ Sandwich) because of the Monterey ‘Jack’ cheese and horseradish sauce (but instead of horse it’s…you know).

Grilled Lime Chipotle Pork Chops with Nectarine Salsa

Grilled Lime Chipotle Pork Chops with Nectarine Salsa

These pork chops are marinated in Saucy Mama Lime Chipotle sauce, then grilled, and topped with fresh nectarine salsa. This is my third entry for the Saucy Mama contest.  And since the entries are limitless per contestant, I will keep cooking until I can cook […]

Phyllo appetizers with minced beef, onions and tomatoes

Phyllo appetizers with minced beef, onions and tomatoes

Tired of making the same old appetizers? I know, really cheesy starting sentence 😛 But try something simple like these appetizers made with Phyllo dough filled with minced beef, onions and tomatoes! The seasoning packet is courtesy of the people of Amazing Taste! Check out […]

Italian Meatballs

Italian Meatballs

  This recipe was adapted from a cookbook a friend gave me, ‘Journey into Cooking’, by Maria Gray. It’s even an autographed copy. There is more content in this book than any illustrated, commercial cookbook has nowadays, with 270 pages with 1-4 recipes per page. Next […]