If you are on Facebook, I’m sure you have noticed the pictures of food that come complete with recipes. They say things like, “2 Ingredient Frosting”, or “My mom could not believe how easy this Cordon Blue Recipe is”, or “Tastes just like the original Taco Bell Refried Beans.” This Ranch Salad Dressing recipe says, “Best ranch you’ll ever taste and its homemade. Recipe lasts for ever too.” and it is provided by Carla Reid Chatterton.
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 mashed potatoes, slow roasted veggies…I could go on.
The headline quote sounds pretty good, doesn’t it? I made that up because I couldn’t find any good peach quotes. And who wouldn’t love someone that brings you 12 perfect peaches? A friend of my youngest son’s showed up the other day to play some video games and he brought us the peaches. I think I will adopt him.
I was stalking some of the food blog community sites and a discussion came up about watermarking photos. I don’t usually mark mine, but I have found so many photos of mine used without my permission or even attribution, that I decided that I would add a small watermark to them so hopefully somebody viewing them would know where they came from. So, after spending a good deal of time thinking about it and trying out different things, I came up with the above.
I love steak. I am not a meat and potatoes girl. I am a steak with yummy sauces girl. Although I will eat potatoes when Yes!Chef! makes them (and he loves potatoes), I can do without them for the most part. But pair up a great steak (and that includes ground up types of steak like hamburger) with a great sauce (not gravy) and some interesting veggies and I am a happy woman.
Yes!Chef! loves pork. Until he started cooking pork for me, I always turned up my nose at any mention of recipes that included pork. My experience with pork has been dried up meat that needed lots of barbecue sauce in order to be able to choke it down.
My mind has been changed with some of the recipes Y!C! has made…specifically the Pressure Cooker Carnitas Recipe and the Pulled Pork Recipe he made last summer. And now, he’s found a Pulled Pork Recipe that is more to his liking: spicy, sweet and no-creamy cole slaw.