Category: Cooking

  • Rethinking “Authentic”: Why It Falls Short in Describing Food

    Rethinking “Authentic”: Why It Falls Short in Describing Food

    The fact is, for many foodies, the term “authentic” often reigns supreme. People will claim that the curry they had was not “authentic”.

  • Homestead on the Hill; Po’Boy Sandwiches

    Homestead on the Hill; Po’Boy Sandwiches

    I have been busy with doing my weekly Homestead on the Hill videos on YouTube. My video posted yesterday was a lot of fun to film.

  • 2 Ingredient Biscuits

    2 Ingredient Biscuits

    As you may already know, I am always trying to bake the perfect biscuit. And the good news is, I think I may have stumbled across a REALLY, REALLY good 2 ingredient biscuits recipe! It all started when I was working in the test kitchen with my kids. We were all making personal pan pizzas.…

  • Smoked Porchetta on the Traeger

    Smoked Porchetta on the Traeger

    In case you don’t know, a porchetta is made by rolling up and tying a piece of skin on pork belly into a tidy roll. Of course you need to add seasoning.

  • Cabin Cooking and Eating

    Cabin Cooking and Eating

    I love cooking and eating while at the cabin. We call it cabin cooking. I recently took a trip to the cabin with a buddy and we did some of that cabin cooking. And I have to say, we had some damn good eats while there. As you’ve probably been told, breakfast is the most…

  • Cooking With Fire

    Cooking With Fire

    I was recently at the cabin – traveling alone – and I took the opportunity to cook a little steak for myself over an open fire. It turned out to be quite perfect.

  • Spatchcock Turkey for Christmas

    Spatchcock Turkey for Christmas

    As I’ve previously written, I’m not a big fan of turkey. It’s just not a type of meat I’m crazy about. – I find it too dry. So people often say things like brine the turkey. Or cook it breast down. Or inject it with liquified butter. Or dry brine it. Or deep fry the…

  • Brisket Pie on the Traeger

    Brisket Pie on the Traeger

    I had a couple freezer bags of brisket in the freezer and I had a hankering for some brisket and yet I did not want to have brisket sandwiches. So, why not brisket pie? Yep, brisket pie. I started out with putting the brisket into my stainless bread mixing bowl and added a package of…

  • Grilling a Steak Over Fire

    Grilling a Steak Over Fire

    While I was stranded outside of Lytton a couple weeks ago, I took the opportunity to cook some steaks over the fire.

  • Tater Tot Poutine

    Tater Tot Poutine

    I saw a tweet about someone making tater tot poutine and so I says to myself I says, “Stacey, there’s no reason you can’t make that!” So I did. I stopped at No-Frills, my local grocery store and picked up a package of gravy mix and a bag of cheese curds. A quick stop at…