STEAK HOUSE CHILI….AND DAMN HOT PEPPERS (language!)

First, my apologies for my language….it’s not mine, it’s Michael Chiarello’s.  I have used this recipe for at least 10 years.  We love peppers, we love hot, and we love these with a nice meat dish.  Chiarello serves them with a recipe he calls “Forever Roasted Pork”.  This is one that cooks at least 6-8 … More STEAK HOUSE CHILI….AND DAMN HOT PEPPERS (language!)

GLAZED BACON–use a million ways…

Twenty one years ago my daughter Christian gave me a great cookbook:  “Marcia Adams Homeland Cooking”. It’s an absolute treasure to me.  It’s mostly Amish, east coast small town country cooking.  Two of my all time favorites are from this book.  I have already blogged Praline French Toast Casserole, which I have renamed Christmas Morning … More GLAZED BACON–use a million ways…

PINEAPPLE PORK…”Doctoring Up” food…..nothing to do with health!

I taught a lot of cooking classes at church and for private organizations in the 80’s and 90’s, and one of them was called “The Food Doctor”.  I always had to explain that the class had nothing to do with eating healthy.  Instead, it was what my Mom used to say when we’d comment on … More PINEAPPLE PORK…”Doctoring Up” food…..nothing to do with health!