Celebrate May Beef Month with bits ‘n fixin’s and memories.

Cinderalla and the Kangaroo

May is Beef Month, and I’m all about bringing the beef. While I’d be hard-pressed to think of a beef dish I’ve ever tried and didn’t like, there are certain ones that bring back fond memories. The Gladiola Festival has … Continue reading

Everything’s better with bacon. Even chocolate!

Chocolate Bacon Almond Brittle

I’m not a food blogger. Or a foodie. Or even that outstanding of a cook. Most of my culinary successes are unrepeatable accidents. Which, I’m fine with, I reckon. But, still. Not long ago, while in Manhattan, KS visiting some … Continue reading

New Territory: Healthy Cooking for One

Left: scowling as someone took ANOTHER picture on my college graduation day, June 9th. 138 pounds. Right: Sunday, September 16. 119 pounds. And yes, I DID wear a beer shirt to work out.

So, when I found out I was going to be starting this whole “move-far-far-away-from-home-and-live-on-your-own-in-the-big-scary-city” adventure down here in Kansas City, I decided it was time to make some lifestyle changes. Not just the whole living in an apartment, without any … Continue reading

How did the rabbit dish turn out?

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A while back I shared the recipe for the marinade I was planning on using on some rabbit. Not just any rabbit, but rabbit raised by my friend Jan; rabbit that I’d be making for my friend Jodi and Brandon … Continue reading