“Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out alive.” – Bugs Bunny Carrots have a lot going for them. They are a pretty color, they are a little sweet, you can eat them raw or cook them and they taste good. In a pinch, you can feed them to horses (or rabbits). Most especially, […]Read More “What’s Up Doc?” Shredded Carrot Salad with Lime-Jalapeno-Cilantro Dressing
It’s been two weeks now since my daughter’s wedding to a wonderful young man. The wedding was lovely and we were lucky the weather was not hot, nor cold. The weekend before the wedding the temperature was 106 degrees. Two days after the wedding the weather turned quite cold-around 65 degrees- and rainy. This past […]Read More Chiles and Limes go together like Love and Marriage
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 […]Read More Steaks and Mistakes or This is the best Flank Steak and Chimichurri meal that I have ever made
Happy Memorial Day, even though it’s a little late. We spent the day, actually almost the whole weekend, at Tahoe, which is our habit. This year, though, we had no family with us. It was just Yes!Chef!, me and Obie T. Dogg.Read More A Day To Remember and Be Thankful and Eat Barbecue Ribs with Broccoli Salad!
As promised, here is more of the food that Yes!Chef! prepared for his daughter’s wedding shower: Blue Cheese and Pistachio Wrapped Grapes. If you have never made these before, this is the time of year to try these. They are cool and refreshing, sweet, crunchy and spicy. I am of the opinion that bright colors […]Read More A wedding in the family: Wedding Shower Part II – Blue Cheese Wrapped Grapes with Spicy Pistachios
I might have mentioned that it was my birthday a couple of weeks ago. And, in celebration, Yes!Chef! made dinner for the fam. He suggested an upscaled Kentucky Fried Chicken type of recipe, which I thought might be mighty tasty. I’m pretty sure most people have eaten at Kentucky Fried Chicken at some point in […]Read More Kentucky Fried Chicken Redux or Guilty Pleasures
“There is a saying in Baltimore that crabs may be prepared in fifty ways and that all of them are good.”- H. L. MenckenRead More Crab Cakes: A Primer for Eaties