South Carolina Pulled Pork Nachos

I love BBQ. One of my favorite pulled porks is Carolina style which has a vinegar sauce. (I am still doing research on which is my favorite.) My problem is that since it’s only my wife and I, slow cooking 8 pounds of animal is not a cost-effective dinner plan. So since I wanted some…

Beach Weekend Breakfast

If you live on the east coast, you most likely have done a beach week or weekend. Ocean City, Virginia Beach, the Outer Banks, Myrtle Beach; all have three things in common: the ocean, bad all-you-can-eat seafood buffets, and the local pancake/waffle house for when you can’t eat at the hotel breakfast bar again. Let’s…

Short Rib Enchiladas

I had some short ribs in the freezer that needed cooking. I decided that I would go Latin flavors. The sauce is spicy (oh, is this spicy!) but had some sweet and chocolate notes as well. The beef is slow cooked to fall-apart tender, then topped with some cheese and sour cream. 2 pounds beef…

Chocolate Blood Orange Cupcakes

I love my not-so-local Wegmans. I can find a lot of things that make me think about new food experiments. Like blood oranges. I used them in a Cuban dish a while back, but now how about baking? Some cupcakes would be nice. Here is the result of the experiment. Dry ingredients:1 cup flour1 teaspoon…

Salmon Cakes

It’s almost time for Lent. After 2020, we should be able to do this standing on our heads. This is a Friday option from the Northwest. What cod is to the east coast and perch and walleye are to midwest, and catfish is to the south, salmon is to the Northwest. This is not the…