Chocolate Apple Spice Cupcakes

It’s fall, and a lot of people are having birthdays. It’s also apple season, and though I’m sure lots of people were hoping for a chocolate birthday cake, and might be disappointed with an apple cake, well, now they can have both! Call me your fairy godfather. I may call upon you for a favor…

Avocado Potato Salad

I know I’m late with this one; summer’s over, and cook outs are done, so let’s just say it’s for tailgating. It’s my different take on potato salad with a little heat and avocado to cool it down. I hope you like it. 3 large potatoes, diced and cooked4 hard boiled eggs, chopped1 bunch green…

What is the best steak sauce?

What is the best steak sauce? That isn’t an easily answered question. Let’s first answer why we are adding to the steak in the first place. Did we not season the steak? Is the addition part of a larger dish? Do we like the additional items more than the steak? Is the addition part of…

Sirloin with Garlic Butter

You see sirloin on the menu of every family restaurant chain: Fridays, Applebees, Chilis. It’s a steak people can afford. I am treating it with a little more respect than they do. The steak is flavorful and versatile, and I’m going classic steakhouse treatment. Butter, salt, pepper, and a whole lot of garlic. I hope…

Air Fryer Lasagna

This is the last of my waiting-for-my-new-house series of recipes. I can’t wait for my new kitchen where I will use my air fryer by choice, not necessity. The air fryer is a great tool in a larger arsenal and not for every job, or so I thought. I made one with fresh zucchini from…