Monthly Archives: August 2013

Brownie in a Mug

As a bonus for Thursday’s dinner, my daughter made me a Brownie in a Mug.  It cooks in the microwave and takes about 5 minutes, start to finish. For 5 minutes effort, it was pretty good. Brownie in a Mug … Continue reading

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Street Style Beef Barbacoa Tacos

Thursday’s dinner was Beef Barbacoa Tacos.  Thursday morning I seared a 4 lb. beef brisket and tossed it in the crock pot along with some diced tomatoes, chipotle en adobo, garlic, onions and some spices.    When I got home … Continue reading

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Ricotta Gnocchi in Smoked Tomato Cream Sauce

Inspired by something I saw on (possibly) Food Network Star, I made Ricotta Gnocchi in Smoked Tomato Cream Sauce this evening.  It’s one of the most complex dishes I’ve ever attempted on a school night. I made the gnocchi from … Continue reading

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Horseradish, Dijon Crusted Tilapia

My wife has asked that I make more seafood.  I like seafood  well enough, but when cooking I do lean much more heavily on the legged proteins.  Given the choice between spare ribs and salmon, I’ll take spare ribs nine … Continue reading

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Three Joints in Three Days – Baltimore Edition

I live 50 miles south west of Baltimore.  That’s close enough that I get up there frequently. It’s also close enough, that I always come home in the evening. That means I miss a lot of what Baltimore has to … Continue reading

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