Kitchen MUST HAVES

Each of these items are things I have actually purchased and use regularly if not daily. Do me a solid and click the image if you are going to get any of these items. It will help fund my dreams!

Egg Pod V2

In the search for the perfect breakfast with enough protein, just enough carbs, and fats to keep me going for at least 6 hours, I came across various Jimmy Dean Egg’Wich products. These are good but never enough and kind of limited in their flavor profile. After a few attempts with corn tortillas that never…

20 years later

I’ve had this blog since, like 2002, I think? It has always just been a dumping ground for ideas and things I’ve tried. No agenda. No attempt to monetize. No awareness. No direction. No purpose. These last three are the things I say under my breath when I dodge those annoying individuals at a grocery…

It's TRUE! You can't overcook chicken thighs!

After making Gringo Guac, I set about to editing pictures and putting it all together in a blog post. Much to my surprise and Wendy’s acceptance of my spazziness, I had completely forgotten about the chicken thighs I was roasting in the oven. 1 hour at 325℉. Just enough to render out the fat while…

Gringo Guac

Less talking! More chopping… Nutritional Analysis Mise en place Prep Cut cucumber in half cross wise and peel one of the halves. Cut into quarters lengthwise. Slide the tip of the knife under the seeds and gel and slice away the core. Repeat for each quarter. Yes… cut AWAY from you. Cut each of the…

Chickpea Teff Pizza Crust

2023 Update: What is teff? From the wiki… it’s GRASSSS, Man… UPDATE: After researching this, it’s clear i needed to research this before attempting it. More “flour”, less xanthan gum, and add baking powder. Possibly a small amount of plain skyr. I’ll do an updated one soon with pics. Mixture is very sticky. I’ve read…

Ghost Pepper Potato Corn Chowder

It’s time. Last year I made this as a test and it was wildly good. September is upon us and now I must satisfy this craving. Part of last years batch of ghost peppers were dried and stored. Life conspired against a fresh batch this year but I have my plan b! Here are the…

Veggie Roast

Had to make a meal after prepping a week’s worth of chicken breasts. This part is simple.

Gluten Free Chocolate Banana Zucchini Carrot Bread

Damn straight! I needed to make CHOCOLATE GOODS. My GF was in the city today so it was to be now. Gluten Free was required. Banana to entice. Zucchini to make nice. AVOCADO? Wha? It replaces the coconut oil. UPDATE: One week later. The WET bread was gone in like two days. Awesome but.. WET….