Month: January 2022

Delicious Dipping Sauce

Every so often we just want to have an easy snack night. We might make a few of own snacks from scratch but when we are really lazy we’ll just grab some veggies or frozen chicken nuggets, fries, egg rolls, you name it. We always have to have a great […]

Grampa’s Best Fluffy Pancakes

Everybody love’s fluffy pancakes that also have a golden brown outside, with just a little crunch. After experimenting, we came up with the perfect blend of ingredients that both kids and adults like. Plus, all these ingredients should always be in any normal cook’s pantry and refrigerator, so there’s no […]

Smoked Salmon

I’ll never forget when I discovered the beauty of a smoker, and all the things I could learn to smoke, like salmon. This recipe became a favorite of granddaughter Arianna after she visited us in Kentucky.  Over the years we tried many methods to produce smoked salmon but we found […]

Smoking Advice

Few things are more enjoyable than taking a weekend day and enjoying a good beer or two while smoking meat, and watching our horses graze on the Kentucky bluegrass. That’s why you’ll find several smoking recipes on this blog. Over the years we’ve discovered a few secrets and flaws related […]

Pizza Sauce

This pizza sauce recipe came from playing around with several versions of New York sauce recipes we discovered. After a while we found this one seemed to mimic the best we have had once we added the right amount of fennel seed. If you make our dough and cover it […]

Pizza Dough

Granddaughter Josie just asked me for this recipe, and I realized it wasn’t yet on our food blog, so here it is. We always wondered why so many people miss the opportunity to infuse flavor into pizza dough. They often simply taste like simple crunchy white bread, while the really […]

Short Ribs

I always found it funny how often people seemed to order short ribs when dining out because they are so easy to make inexpensively delicious at home. We developed a great short rib recipe, which college student nephew Mateaus loved so much after visiting he had to learn the recipe […]