An Extremely Hands On Experience- Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf

I've never been the type to be squeamish about handling raw meat. I've always enjoyed getting truly hands on when cooking meat because it's the best way of determining the quality of the cuts and if things are progressing properly. When I'm cooking steaks I use my (clean) finger to check doneness and when I'm … Continue reading An Extremely Hands On Experience- Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf

I’m Alive and Kicking- Really!

Good grief, it's been almost a year. A year!! SO MUCH has happened in that year, and I wasn't sure if I would ever get to come back. I've wanted to, but it just hasn't been in the cards until now. I wasn't sure if anyone would even care at this point if I came back. But … Continue reading I’m Alive and Kicking- Really!

Autumn Is Coming, Bringing Sports With It- Chili for Hot Dogs

I've certainly made no secret of my love for Autumn here on this blog and in life in general. However, that love doesn't carry over to the sports that come with it. Well, one sport in particular: American football. It's not that I'm against sports entirely; I'm not. Rugby is awesome, soccer is pretty damn … Continue reading Autumn Is Coming, Bringing Sports With It- Chili for Hot Dogs

Summer Sucks VIII: Something… Different- Fire Grilled Steak Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

I have a confession to make: I hate grilling with commercial charcoal. No matter what I do I can't keep it lit. I've tried tricks & tips from numerous sources and none of them work for me. And I hate the smell of burning charcoal. It's so... harsh. And unnatural. When I grill with commercial … Continue reading Summer Sucks VIII: Something… Different- Fire Grilled Steak Tacos with Pineapple Salsa