Gobble Gobble

I wanted to call this post “An almost 4-year-old and a 40 something year old tackle a turkey”, but I thought that might be a little too long, so I just went with “Gobble Gobble.” Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so I thought this would be an appropriate time to show you how we… Continue reading Gobble Gobble

Lil Pizza Party

Saturday night we had my cousin, his wife and two of the kids over to hang out, have a few drinks and enjoy football season. It’s always fun to hang out with them, but sometimes its challenging trying to figure out what to cook as he’s a vegetarian. I decided that we would have a pizza… Continue reading Lil Pizza Party

BBQ Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

I’m always looking for ideas of things to cook that Duke will actually eat other than hotdogs, corndogs or chicken nuggets. Last week, I somehow stumbled on a recipe for Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole on a site called Damn Delicious. Duke likes chicken. And bacon. And ranch. And pasta. For sure he’d like this. Of course… Continue reading BBQ Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

How We Make Chimichurri

  There are thousands of recipes for chimichurri out there. Many claiming to be “original” or “authentic” and then some that have been modernized with all kinds of extra ingredients. I don’t remember where I got our recipe. I really wish I did. I want to say it was on a barbecue forum. Somebody probably… Continue reading How We Make Chimichurri

Smoke by Thermoworks

I’m a big fan or Thermoworks. Years ago (maybe 7 now?), I received the Classic Super-Fast Thermapen as a Christmas present. 2-3 second readings, accurate to 0.7F, water resistant. What’s not to like? In all that time, I think I’ve only changed the battery on it once.   About a year ago, I purchased the… Continue reading Smoke by Thermoworks

Dietz & Watson Polska Kielbasa

There are a some foods that I can count on that I know Duke will eat. I think most parents will agree on these foods. Hotdogs, corn dogs, chicken nuggets, pizza, hamburgers, mac n cheese. I think these foods are universally liked by all kids. Needing a quick Sunday cook, I decided on hot dogs… Continue reading Dietz & Watson Polska Kielbasa

Duke’s First Burger!!

Up to this point, Duke has never shown any interest in hamburgers. But this weekend he kept talking about it, so I knew I had to make some this week for him. I kept the sliders simple, 2 oz of 80/20 and some salt and pepper and topped with cheddar cheese. His got some ketchup on… Continue reading Duke’s First Burger!!