Recipe from Food Network, Tyler Florence Yes!Chef! loves pork. When I first met him, I couldn’t understand why he liked it so much. It was always dry and tasteless every time I had it. So, I would frequently turn up my nose to his suggestion of pork for dinner because of my pork bias. […]Read More Pulled Pork, Slaw and What Do I Do While Yes!Chef! is Away?
There are three things that say summer to me: watermelon, fresh ripe tomatoes and sweet corn. The recipe today has all three items…except the corn. So, I guess technically, it only has two of the best summer ingredients. But, that’s okay because you are going to love it so much that you won’t even miss […]Read More The best summer salad ever! Watermelon and Heirloom Tomato Salad with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Vinaigrette
“Lisa: I’m going to become a vegetarian Homer: Does that mean you’re not going to eat any pork? Lisa: Yes. Homer: Bacon? Lisa: Yes, dad. Homer: Ham? Lisa: All those meats come from the same animal Homer: Right, Lisa. Some wonderful, magical animal.”Read More Pork: it’s what’s for supper…Pork Tenderloin Salad
A family that we know very well visited the East Coast this last month. They took lots of pictures of their trip which we enjoyed seeing on Facebook. They did make a stop in Maine and began showing photos of lobster rolls. I couldn’t get my mind off lobster rolls (especially after seeing so many […]Read More “That’s the way we roll” Shrimp Rolls
***I originally wrote most of this post in Mid-March, but was unable to get Y!C!’s recipe and then I forgot about it until yesterday. So, I am going to post it anyway. Note that our activities occurred in early to Mid-March.*** We’ve been spending most of our spare time over at the Money Pit, trying […]Read More Roasting and Pureeing Cauliflower or March in the Sierras
I felt a little bit guilty yesterday writing about bad fried chicken purchased in a grocery store without writing about some of the Yes!Chef! made food that we have been having here at the Schmautz Haus. Yes!Chef! loves the fall because he loves fall cooking. He likes to make slow-cooked meats, home made gravies, fresh […]Read More Fall Walks, Bears in the Creek and Roast Pork with Gravy…what could be better?
The other night Obie T. Dogg and I were coming home rather late from viewing a gorgeous sunset over Lake Tahoe. We were both tired and hungry and Yes!Chef! was not available to cook for us. So, I stopped at the local grocery store (hoping that the grocery store would prevent me from stopping at […]Read More The Sad Tale of Fried Chicken Little (A Brief Story in Bad Taste)