Those Ribs from House of Cards…. #Netflix #Thanksgiving

baby back ribs

The holidays have already been crazy busy for me & they are not even really quite here yet. When I start to feel “fried out”, and can manage to grab a few minutes for myself, I like to watch episodes from series on Netflix. I’m currently about halfway through watching the Weeds series. The instantaneous gratification of watching episodes in tandem when you want to, rather than waiting

Tangy Sweet Pineapple BBQ Spare Ribs Recipe

pineapple spare ribs on grill

It is tailgating season, the perfect time to throw some ribs on the grill. This BBQ spare ribs recipe with Pineapple BBQ Sauce is perfect for entertaining.  Slow roast the ribs prior to game day, then baste em’ up and get a nice char from the grill.  The wait to serve them is short, but […]

Easter Sandwich: What to Do with Leftover Easter Eggs and Ham

Easter Sandwich

Why Not an Easter Sandwich? When most people think of post-holiday sandwiches, turkey, stuffing & cranberry sauce come to mind.  While this now iconic sandwich is certainly delightful, I beg to say, Easter leftovers can make for a worthy rival of a sandwich. After Easter dinner, many families are left with an overwhelming bounty of […]

Au Gratin Potato and Bacon Pizza Recipe

au gratin potato pizza

Au Gratin Potato & Bacon Pizza As Americans we think of pizza first and foremost as tomato sauce and cheese covered crust, but in other parts of the world potatoes are seen as a common topping for this sort of food.  The French are particularly known for topping pizza like crusts with potato and onions.  […]

Bacon and Raisin Cappellini

Bacon and Raisin Cappelini

Bacon and raisins may seem like an odd combination for a pasta dish, but my daughter likes both and I felt like experimenting a bit.  I kept the preparation very simple, so I could really taste how the raisins worked with the pasta.  Other than being slightly sweeter, there was little difference from using sun-dried […]