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Roasted Tomato and Chiptole Soup

Roasted Tomato and Chiptole Soup

Winter has abruptly shown up here on the East Coast, and with the cold weather comes a change in what people want to cook and eat, especially at home.  Soup is the fare of the season, but for some even [...]

November 19, 2014 Cuisine

When to Hold ‘Em and When to Fold ‘Em

I’ve written about Long Term Relationships a few times in the past, this was because a couple years back I made the choice that that was what I wanted.  I’d rather find that one worthy girl and keep her, than [...]

November 10, 2014 Game
Maybe the Best Crab Dip Ever

Maybe the Best Crab Dip Ever

Being a midwestern Ohio boy in the state of Maryland, crab has been one of the few remaining culinary apprehensions I have.  Its a big deal here, like BBQ in Texas, friend chicken and biscuits in the south, Jambalaya in [...]

November 7, 2014 Cuisine

Pumpkin’ Drunkin’

Dip me in beer, and throw me at the drunk girls. Well not me, I’m more of a whiskey on the rocks kind of guy.  There are times and places for fine drinks, then there are times for trashcan hooch [...]

October 24, 2014 Cuisine

Swole Meal – Sloppy Joe

Sloppy Joe is not just a staple of Americana, its a recipe I think all men should know.  Its quick, easy, you can make a ton of it at once to eat off for a long time, you can freeze [...]

August 22, 2014 Cuisine

The New Oil

For the 15th night in a row I woke up, drenched in sweat, impossibly hot in a relatively cold room.  It wasn’t blankets or clothes, I sleep in boxers and after the first week I simply got rid of everything [...]

August 9, 2014 Health

Basics – Brown Butter

When it comes to side veggies you can find a plethora of tasty, but involved, recipes that take multiple ingredients and in some cases (if not most) take more prep and cooking time then your meat.  I believe with veggies [...]

August 2, 2014 Cuisine

Peach BBQ Sauce

Summer here, and for many the greatest culinary impact of that fact is the uncovering of the almighty grill. We pull off the tarps, brush off the leaves, and clean off the dirt and dust and get ready to embrace our [...]

July 18, 2014 Cuisine