Birthday Lasagna

Dana's Birthday Lasagna

This week Dana got a year older.  For her sake, we will not divulge the exact age.  However, her only request was to have lasagna made with beef and not Italian sausage.  So I whipped up some homemade noodles and put together her Birthday Lasagna.  It was a great little lasagna.  I may not be Italian, but I … Read moreBirthday Lasagna

Oreo Blast Spiked Shake

Oreo Blast Spiked Shake

It has been up and around triple digits here in Richmond for the past week.  I have been moving to a new house and really needed something to cool me down.  So I mixed a little ice cream, some cookies and a little booze and what do you have?An Oreo Blast Spiked Shake, of course! … Read moreOreo Blast Spiked Shake

Individual Peach Upside-Down Cakes

Individual Peach Upside-Down Cakes

Peaches are in season right now and they are sweeter than ever.  I have a pantry full of them.  I was looking for a new recipe that I have never even contemplated before.  Dana and I were brainstorming and one thing I have never made was an upside down cake.  So I looked around and … Read moreIndividual Peach Upside-Down Cakes

Japanese Steakhouse Fried Rice

Hibachi Rice

About once a month Dana and I go out to the local Japanese Steakhouse for Hibachi.  We love it.  You can’t beat dinner and a show.  Dana is always raving about the fried rice.  So during our last trip, I asked the chef what each step was when he made the rice.  He gave me … Read moreJapanese Steakhouse Fried Rice

Personal Chicken Pot Pies

Individual Chicken Pot Pies

About a year ago I created personal Tuna Pot Pies.  They were delicious.  However, I never tackled the most common pot pie out there, the Chicken Pot Pie. So the other day when Dana asked for a chicken pot pie, I knew exactly how to make them.  I would make a perfect pot pie sauce … Read morePersonal Chicken Pot Pies

Veggie Dip

Vegetable Dip

Every holiday, special occasion or just get together my Mom makes veggie dip. It is delicious and easy to make. The only thing that I always forget is that you have to make it at least 24 hours before you want to use it. That way all of the ingredients have a chance to mingle … Read moreVeggie Dip

Watermelon Jello Shots

Watermelon Jello Shots

I have made a nice selection of jello shots on this blog.  First it was the orange slice jello shots and then it was the lemon drop jello shots.  Well I have taken it to another level.  Watermelon Jello Shots.  Actually due to their sheer size, it is more like Watermelon Jello Cocktails.  These were … Read moreWatermelon Jello Shots

The Ultimate Burger

The Ultimate Burger

With the 4th of July right around the corner, I wanted to share my perfect burger recipe.  It is a simple recipe, but takes a little time to make.  Grinding your own meat allows you to get more flavorful cuts.  That way you do not have to add a ton of seasoning to the burger, to make it taste good.  This burger only requires a bit of salt and you are good to go. Add your favorite cheese and you have the ultimate burger.

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