Fried Chicken Pot Pie

 This was an idea I have been playing with for a couple of months.  I know my Michigan friend are already thinking the Pasty.  That  is so Upper Peninsula.   Pot pies are comfort food for the fall and winter but the only way I had ever had them were out of the frozen section…

Weber Turkey Instructions

A couple of people have asked me how I do the Thanksgiving turkey and when I tell them I do it in my Weber grill, they ask how I do it.  I’ve been doing it this way since I lived in Detroit, so a long time.  My brother Pat (Butch) was the one who got…

Eggnog Cinnamon Rum cookies

Growing up, Thanksgiving was a time of a lot of food and drink.  We had the big bowl of nuts, the bag of tangerines, and eggnog.  My dad made rum spiked with eggnog.  I am surprised that the eggnog didn’t curdle.  I believe that eggnog is a generational thing.  I  figured there had to be…

Detroit Greekish Chili

The best chili dog in the world is the Detroit coney.  I have one every time I’m in the “D”.  They don’t make them in DC – yeah, I know there is Ben’s Chili Bowl’s half smoked, but it’s no contest.  So what do you do when you can’t get a food you love?  You…

Sweet Potato Pecan Tart

 I am a guy from Detroit with a dream.  I am not familiar with a lot of southern cooking which is why my go-to on all things Southern cooking is my friend Beth.  She gave me some great ideas from her Mama’s recipes.  Thank you, friend. So the results.  I decided to kill two pies…