Monday Morning Humor

Sep 07, 2015 1 Comment

In celebration of Monday Morning Humor reaching its 200th post, we’re turning back the clock and revisiting one of your favorite videos: Cooking with Christopher Walken…

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Greek Yogurt Marinated Grilled Chicken

May 06, 2015 2 Comments

The warming weather of May means it’s time to dust off your grill and get things fired up for some serious outdoor cooking. To support you in this endeavor we’re dedicating the entire month of May to recipes off the grill, starting with an old favorite of ours: Greek Yogurt Marinated Grilled Chicken. Perfect for […]

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Oatmeal Cookies w/ Dried Cherries, Orange Zest, & Triple Sec

Apr 28, 2012 21 Comments

Part II of the Oatmeal Cookie Series concludes today with a variation that recreates flavors similar to that of the holiday favorite Panettone (need I say more?).  The cookies are bright with orange and cherry flavors along with an enhanced brown sugar sweetness.  The addition of Triple Sec or Cointreau is optional of course and was […]

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Oatmeal Cookies w/ Freeze Dried Strawberries & Peanut Butter

Apr 25, 2012 30 Comments

Do you still enjoy eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches or simply find this classic combination of flavors satisfying?  Then give this variation of my Grandma’s oatmeal cookies a try. The recipe uses freeze dried strawberries instead of jelly, which allows the fruit to be pulverized by the stand mixer.  The strawberry flavor is then […]

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Oatmeal Cookies w/ Peanut Butter & Roasted Peanuts

Apr 21, 2012 33 Comments

The Oatmeal Cookie Series continues today with another scrumptious variation of my Grandma’s recipe: Oatmeal with Peanut Butter & Roasted Peanuts.  The cookies are a perfect balance between the flavors of a peanut butter and oatmeal cookie, with freshly toasted roasted peanuts adding a richness and textural crunch.  If you’re a lover of either of […]

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Oatmeal Cookies w/ Vosges Smoke & Stout Caramel Bar

Apr 18, 2012 52 Comments

Last fall I posted a short series where I shared my Grandma’s Oatmeal Cookie Recipe and three different variations of these highly addictive cookies.  The variations included Toasted Hazelnuts & Nutella, Pumpkin & Toasted Pecans, and the use of Vosges Woolloomooloo Bar.  But being the glutton that I am, I couldn’t leave well enough alone […]

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Grilled Rump Roast Stuffed with Spinach & Shiitake Mushrooms

Apr 04, 2012 34 Comments

“Die echte deutsche Kueche”, one of my favorite German cookbooks, has a few recipes of roasts stuffed with wondrous heavy carb based concoctions that look all too satisfying to this glutton.  However, heavy meat/carb based dishes aren’t always appreciated by my better half, something I’m sure most married men can relate to. So in the […]

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