Build-Your-Own Burritos, Steak Style

There is a place in my heart that is occupied by a Chipotle burrito (or a bol). It’s a large place on account of the size factor, so it’s hard to miss. In fact, I don’t know that there are many days I would turn down a Chipotle burrito if it were offered to me. […]

Italian Sausage and Peppers – Charred to Perfection

When a man works all day he wants to find some meat on his plate when he sits down for the evening meal (is it dinner or supper?).  With certain meals the meat can be hard to find, for instance, pasta.  Sure you can use a “meat sauce” but I’m usually back in the kitchen […]

Make-Ahead Meals: Stuffed Manicotti

We made it! We’re on the shores of Gichigami, enjoying the 14 inches of snow that were dumped here this week. Kola Nut was thoroughly impressed by the deer grazing outside our front door. And outside our back door? It’s Lac-Supérieur itself, greeting me home. How I missed you, Big-Sea-Water. Now we sit and wait […]

One Deal, Five Meals: Corned Beef

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and that means lots of corned beef and cabbage. I happen to love, love, love corned beef, and I can’t wait to get to the store tomorrow. Tomorrow? When all the corned beef is marked down, of course. One surefire way to save money is by stocking up on seasonal meats. […]