Primanti Bros Pittsburgh’s Most Famous Cole Slaw

As a relocated Yankee living in the south, I sometimes miss being able to order Pittsburgh's most famous cole slaw. You can get this very special slaw only at Primanti Bros. restaurants. They build sandwiches that are piled high with fresh meats, french fries, and they top it all off with this style of cole … Continue reading Primanti Bros Pittsburgh’s Most Famous Cole Slaw

Cherry Tomato Salsa: Salsa Made From The Bounty of Early Summer

One of the tastiest ways to use the tiny but tasty cherry tomato is to make a bowl of cherry tomato salsa. My garden is slamming right now. I'm getting about a pint of cherry tomatoes each day along with jalapenos and cilantro.

Quick And Easy Recipe: Spaetzle Made With Garden Fresh Herbs

As my garden progresses, I'm always trying to use up herbs; Spaetzle made with garden fresh herbs is a fantastic recipe. It's a quick, easy side dish that gives you home-cooked noodles in just minutes. Re-think spaetzle...it's not just a heavy winter dish. The herbs give it a light, bright flavor.

Meatball Pizza Sliders : Combine Your Love of Pizza and Burgers, A Quick Easy Recipe

One of my favorite foods is meatball pizza sliders. I love both pizza and burgers, it's often difficult to decide which one I'm hungry for. This quick and easy recipe can combine your love of pizza and burgers into one cheesy, flavorful, delicious dish. They solve the dilemma of pizza vs. burgers. These sliders can … Continue reading Meatball Pizza Sliders : Combine Your Love of Pizza and Burgers, A Quick Easy Recipe

Carne Asada at its Simplest and Finest

I once had one friend ask me for a good recipe for a marinade sauce to prepare meat in order to make carne asada in a true Mexican style. I was a little shocked by his question because where I come from, they meat doesn't need anything else than the heat from red hot mesquite charcoal and some salt.

Quick & Easy Homemade Pepperoni Rolls aka Pepperoni Balls

As a native of Erie, Pennsylvania, I grew up eating "pepperoni balls;" to the rest of the nation, these are called Pepperoni Rolls. I say this because I am going to try to remember to refer to them by their more common name but the Erie girl in me may pop up and stick her head into this post.

Freeze Strawberry Puree Today So You Can Enjoy the Berry Good Sweetness All Year!

Strawberries are so delicious that I freeze strawberry puree every season so that I can pull some out of the freezer throughout the year and enjoy. There's no sweeter indulgence than a decadent home-baked cheesecake topped with fresh strawberry flavor in the middle of November when strawberries are just not available here. This technique is so … Continue reading Freeze Strawberry Puree Today So You Can Enjoy the Berry Good Sweetness All Year!

Venison Sliders – Delicious Little Venison and Beef Blend Cheeseburgers

Venison sliders are delicious little cheeseburgers made from a savory blend of beef and venison. They are perfectly portioned to grill up quickly or when you want a lighter bite.

Leftover Grits? Make Grits Bread for a Quick Weekday Breakfast Toast

Every time I fix them for breakfast, I end up with leftover grits. I have come up with a way to bake those leftovers into a hearty, richly-textured bread with a rustic appearance. It makes a wonderful toast and is a full-bodied bread to get out the door in the morning. I know a few … Continue reading Leftover Grits? Make Grits Bread for a Quick Weekday Breakfast Toast

Authentic Mexican Pozole for your Cinco de Mayo Aftermath

Cinco de Mayo is a huge celebration and people go crazy on that day. They eat all sorts of Mexican food, drink Mexican beer or Tequila, make tons of guacamole and have a Mexican-brand hangover sometimes! So while America celebrates the triumph of Mexican militia over the French Army in the heroic Battle of Puebla, … Continue reading Authentic Mexican Pozole for your Cinco de Mayo Aftermath