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

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

The Other Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Pumpkin Season- Pumpkin Butter

As the song says Christmas and it's associated trappings & trimmings is, indeed, the most wonderful time of the year. But not too terribly long before that is the other most wonderful time: the pumpkin harvest! Like millions of others in this world, I LOVE pumpkin. It's very good in savory dishes but it truly … Continue reading The Other Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Pumpkin Season- Pumpkin Butter

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