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Cuban Pork Shoulder with Beans and Rice

Cuban Pork Shoulder with Beans and Rice

Hey lovelies! Today I wanted to tell you about another one of the cooking adventures I had over my holiday break this year. I really revved up the engines in my kitchen over the holidays and tried my hand at some involved recipes. It was fun! (Did you see my Beef Stuffed Cabbage Rolls & … Continue reading

Pierogies with Sautéed Cabbage and Bacon

Pierogies with Sautéed Cabbage and Bacon

This dish is one I didn’t photograph while cooking for two reasons: It is so easy! I didn’t plan to blog about it. Which means I only have one picture of the final dish. But after eating this delicious, change-of-pace dinner, there was no way I could deprive you guys of this recipe. It is … Continue reading

Photo of the Week-Bacon

Photo of the Week-Bacon

This week’s photo of the week is bacon? Why bacon? Well, why NOT bacon? Bacon because it’s going to be a good day. This morning I went for a run/walk and could see the Goodyear Blimp flying around town, in preparation for the big Michigan vs Notre Dame game tonight. (Actually that probably would have … Continue reading

Straight Chillin’ Upnorth

Straight Chillin’ Upnorth

We just returned from a uber-refreshing weekend upnorth (aka, Northern Michigan, for you non-Michiganders). Natch, lots of food was involved! This is always true of the best vacations! Secret Family Recipe Baked Beans [though I just might be able to acquire and share the recipe if you guys are reaaaaally interested!]. A whole, nearly 13-pound … Continue reading

Cobb Salad with Avocado Dressing

Cobb Salad with Avocado Dressing

Cobb Salads. Mmm. Now, I realize Cobb Salads are nothing new or novel.  I have little to offer in terms of changing it up. But, I think a good Cobb Salad needs few improvements or modern twists. Here I have just a couple tips for making your next Cobb salad a little better, and some … Continue reading

Lack of Pimientos

Lack of Pimientos

This is not an appealing photograph. Sorry bout that. Camera settings were not right, I was in a rush, blah blah. Excuses. Tuesday’s dinner plan was Pimiento Cheese BLTs but I forgot to buy pimientos at the grocery store this past weekend. Fail! Instead, I improvised and just made traditional BLTs on toasted sourdough bread, … Continue reading

Pimiento Cheese BLTs

Pimiento Cheese BLTs

Let me tell you how to make a really awesome dinner that your husband/wife/significant other/roommate/self will love. Well, if he/she/they/you like cheese. And bacon. But if he/she/you/they/you DON’T like cheese or bacon, you’re pretty much reading the wrong blog here, kids. So cutting to the chase, pimiento cheese is pretty awesome right? You’ve had it? … Continue reading

Bacon Pierogi Bake

Bacon Pierogi Bake

Do you know what the first picture below is?    Bacon. Do you know what the second picture is?    Cream cheese melting in hot bacon fat. Would you believe me if I told you that the recipe for which I prepared these ingredients is from Cooking Light? Well, it is. Last week I read … Continue reading