Chocolate Covered Strawberries

It’s time for Valentine’s Day and what is a more classic and simple recipe to make for that special someone than chocolate covered strawberries?  I’m actually surprised that I haven’t posted something like this sooner.  It’s such a simple way to make a great dessert that is sure to impress. What’s a little different about […]

Smoked Chicken Wings with Homemade Ranch

It seems like for the past few months almost that I’ve been on a big time chicken wing kick.  And I mean, BIG TIME.  I think I have averaged chicken wings about 2-3 times per week.   I think one of the best things about chicken wings has to be the fact that the cooking […]

Spicy Queso with Homemade Chorizo

This is another one of those classic snacks that I would enjoy while growing up and even into college and beyond.  I’m talking of course of that classic Tex Mex dish: Queso Dip.  Of course the way I always made it usually involved a brick of fake cheese, cheap salsa and a crock pot.   Over […]

Crab Dip with Homemade Cocktail Sauce

This is an appetizer that my family serves at virtually every get together we have.  Most notably Thanksgiving and Christmas.  The version we usually make is a simple parfait of sorts of all the ingredients layered on top of each other.  Traditionally, we just place the cream cheese log on a plate then add crab […]

Spiced Cider Brined Head Cheese

This has been something that I’ve wanted to make for over 2 years now.  I first heard of headcheese from a friend of mine at the gym.  I was running a 12 week paleo challenge there, and he asked me what my take on headcheese was.  At the time I was dead against any and […]