Monthly Archives: December 2010

Hobo Eggs

My favorite breakfast is called hobo eggs. I have also heard it called an egg in a basket and a trucker egg. What I like the most about it is that it combines fried eggs and toast into one simple … Continue reading

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German Chocolate Cake Martini

A close friend of mine came up with this delicious martini. I really like the fact that it uses coconut rum because, unless my sister in law is in town, I have absolutely no use for the stuff otherwise. I … Continue reading

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Homemade Broth

I have found that adding broth instead of water to almost everything improves the flavor and complexity of a dish. I have also found that unless you spend a good amount of money on it, store brand broths are too … Continue reading

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Vanilla Vodka

I normally hate commercially flavored vodkas. They are almost always too sweet and the flavor overpowers the senses. Unfortunately, I like the idea of vanilla vodka for many drinks. The solution was to make an infusion myself. It is surprising just … Continue reading

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Penne with Sausage, Mushrooms and Artichoke Hearts

This is a quick meal my wife came up with that is also fairly healthy. Serve with a mixed salad and pinot noir. Penne baked with Sausage, Mushrooms and Artichoke Hearts 1 box mini penne 2 sausage links cut into … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday

Some of the items on the menu at Bang in Dublin. Worth a stop if you happen to be in the area.

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Homemade Sausage

About three years ago I got tired of paying more than $4 a pound for fresh sausage. Since commercial brands can double as salt licks, I needed an alternative. So I began making it myself. Although the actual process is … Continue reading

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