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.

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.

Savory Garden Marinara For A Hot Summer Night

This Savory Garden Marinara is the perfect dinner to fix on a hot summer night.  It has been an extremely hot past couple of weeks here in North Carolina.  And I mean too hot to even think about grilling outside. In fact, the temperature has been about 100 degrees for the past two consecutive weeks. … Continue reading Savory Garden Marinara For A Hot Summer Night