Holiday Ham

I do not like spiral slice hams the first 1/2 inch of meat usually over cooks and they cost more 1 7-10 pound ham cooked (city ham smoked water added) 25 whole cloves 6 oz yellow mustard (I prefer Dijon don’t use spicy brown) 10 oz brown sugar 1 12 oz can ginger ale 1…

Cupboard Sloppy Joes

I had some food items I had to use up and I was bored. So I played a combination of Iron Chef and Chopped. Cupboard sloppy joes. My wife said it’s the best sloppy joe she’s had. I went a little crazy and did pizza but this is simple and it tastes great. You can…

Aunt Carol’s banana bread

This is another of my Aunt Carol’s recipes (Thank you again Becky)  She was such a great cook.  This one I did make a couple of changes and updated the recipe. This is a very dense bread so you might need to add more liquid.   I don’t have margarine which was the oil of…

Asian Spareribs

1 rack babyback ribs or St. Louis cut 1/4 cup light sodium teriyaki sauce the traditional way is soy but to high in sodium for me. 3 tablespoons white sugar  is a richer taste, 2 tablespoons Chinese 5 spice                                …

Quick chocolate peanut butter cookie

This is a quick (sort of)  recipe. I used pre-made cookie mixes to save time.  If you want the long version of this recipe all the way from scratch, I will send it to you.  But this required a lot less work and tastes great.  We all know that peanut butter and chocolate are the…