Like most families, we saw each other mostly on holidays, and the order of the day was, of course, the food. Roast turkey in particular, with homemade cornbread stuffing (or cornbread dressing, if that’s what you want to call it.), though there would of course be all kinds of other dishes and desserts.… Read the rest
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Who doesn’t love a good, old-fashioned grilled cheese sandwich? They’re one of my happiest childhood memories. But sometimes that just isn’t enough. Sometimes I need that sandwich to be a whole meal that can be enjoyed either at the table with my family, or on the run if I’ve got somewhere to be.… Read the rest
I was raised in a very Southern American household. As such, I have the common Southern love for all fried foods. I love fried chicken, fried mushrooms, fried shrimp, and of course chicken fried steak with a healthy serving of Southern Gravy.… Read the rest
I’m a big fan of having fun at breakfast. Especially on the weekends when the whole family has a chance to sit down together and enjoy the morning. It gives us time to reconnect, so it might as well be enjoyable.… Read the rest
If I have one truly guilty fast food pleasure, it’s hash browns. You know…the deep fried kind. Crisp and crunchy on the outside, but pillowy soft on the inside. I’ll take those over a breakfast sandwich any day. (Or at least get a double order.)
Usually to make this kind of hash brown at home, I’d buy the frozen hash brown patties at the MegaMart and fry them up myself.… Read the rest
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Cooking for picky eaters can be a challenge. Especially when those picky eaters also happen to have learning disorders. In our case, that disorder is autism.… Read the rest
I don’t know about your house, but in ours, we try to shave as many dollars off the grocery bill as we can each month. Quite often, that means cutting more expensive proteins like beef, pork, lamb, and fish out of the budget.… Read the rest
It’s the middle of a hectic week. Everyone just got home and you need to put something on the table fast. But everything is frozen. What do you do? Simple. Look to your pantry, folks. Make tuna burgers.
If you love tuna salad, you’ll adore these gorgeous little burgers made from tuna and onions.… Read the rest
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Back to school time comes with its own set of challenges. Less time. More stress. Schedules that need to be rearranged. If you add a complicated dinner menu to that, you’ve got the perfect recipe for overload.
Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered, in spades.… Read the rest
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I’m a busy guy. I work a lot. Too much, probably, considering my age. (Which might be more advanced than one would think.) But there are a few days of the week when I have the opportunity to cook for my family, usually before heading out to the dreaded day job.… Read the rest
Hey guys, Jerry here with an announcement I’ve been dying to make for a very long time.
I wrote a cookbook!
The Good Gravy Cookbook : 10 Essential Recipes Every Cook Should Know, is available on Amazon for just 99 cents. It’s a short, sweet and to-the point reference guide for making amazing gravy every single time, and I couldn’t be prouder of the way it turned out.… Read the rest
There really isn’t anything much more comforting than slow cooked beef tips covered in rich, brown beef gravy. This is Southern diner fare at it’s best. Filling, full of hearty, bold flavor. And it’ just waiting for you to make it.
Beef tips and gravy originated as a way to use leftover bits of tough meat or the caps of a roast beef.… Read the rest
Nothing makes a meal feel more complete than gravy. It’s the perfect finishing touch to mashed potatoes, a glorious addition to beef, and an absolute must on most holiday tables. Gravy by itself can elevate a meal from boring to glorious, yet a lot of people avoid making it.… Read the rest
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Nothing really beats a family movie night. (O.K. I’ll be honest. In our case this usually mean family movie afternoons, since I work nights and am rarely home once it gets dark out.… Read the rest
If you’re looking for a way to jazz up dinner or an after school snack, but think it requires a ton of effort, it doesn’t. You can whip up these cheesy breadsticks as a gorgeous side or snack in just a few minutes. It won’t even take a call to your local pizza joint.… Read the rest
As a former Californian and a current Texan, there are few foods in the world that scream warm weather like a heaping dish of cool, refreshing, chunky guacamole. (Pico de Gallo also goes on this list.) It’s one of the first things put on your table in most good Tex Mex restaurants, will always be found at a cookout or tailgate party.… Read the rest
Using salt to preserve foods is a practice that spans centuries, and the world as a whole. The Japanese have turned this process into a cultural phenomenon called tsukemono. Trust me on this one, guys. It’s a good thing. A very good thing. … Read the rest
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It’s that time of year again folks. Time to deck up the munchkins in their favorite costumes and head into the night or, if you’re from our neck of the woods, it may be time to visit the family gravesite before heading out for the Dia de los Muertos celebration downtown.… Read the rest
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Halloween means different things to different families. For some, it’s about trick-or-treating, for others it’s about parties and get togethers. Some folks love to head to the local haunted house for a little scare-therapy. For us, it’s about cheesy scary movies and crazy good treats like these Butterfinger Skillet Brownies.… Read the rest
Every once in a blue moon you stumble onto a recipe so simple, yet so versatile that it’s mind altering. This 5 minute pizza dough is one of those recipes. “Wait!” You say. “It’s pizza dough. Ok, so it’s 5 minute pizza dough, but what’s special about that? It’s for pizza, right?”
Yes. And at the same time, a definitive and resounding no.… Read the rest