Of Ribs and Reality- “Velvet” Ribs

Today you all are going to get a tiny glimpse here and there of the mess that can be the Humble Food Snob's kitchen. I was sick with a cold when I made this food last month. And, naturally, I didn't get sick until the ribs and steaks for Ron's birthday dinner were already thawed … Continue reading Of Ribs and Reality- “Velvet” Ribs

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

Outsmart the Winter Wind- Creamy Chicken and Bacon Soup

I'm originally from Indiana, where it's crazy humid. I grew up in the mountains of Northern Colorado, where the winters are long, crazy cold & windy. So I figured I knew what I was getting into when we moved to South Dakota. Turns out I didn't quite have it all figured out. The combination of … Continue reading Outsmart the Winter Wind- Creamy Chicken and Bacon Soup

The Beginning of Fall Doesn’t Mean the End- Sticky Sausages

In my wanderings around town lately I've heard many people bemoaning the end of summer and the cooler weather that's settling in. I smile and say nothing, knowing that my opinion is in the minority currently. But when someone comments on the "end of all the really good summer food" I can't keep quiet. Just … Continue reading The Beginning of Fall Doesn’t Mean the End- Sticky Sausages