Liver and onions

This is an old time recipe.  You come down on love it or hate it with more than a few ewwwws.  Many people don’t like the strong mineraly taste, and my Dad always over cooked it.  First tip is to use calf’s liver. Two, start with the bacon and use the bacon fat to flavor…

Vinegar and Oil in my kitchen

Vinegars and oils are the essential items in the kitchen for everyday cooking and even for cleaning up afterwards.  If you have a small kitchen or large one, you should have some of each on hand.  As you experiment,  you can add to your collection.  Here are some of my ideas on how to start…

No dairy banana bread (is that vegan? I’m not sure)

I have 4 nieces.  One of the amazing ladies is a vegan.  I sometimes feel guilty about all the goodies I make  that I leave her out.  Well, here is a vegan recipe.  Normally I put bacon in everything but not in this case.  There has gluten but no sugar!  Now in all honesty, I…

Greek lamb meatballs

Super Bowl weekend I decided to try meatball palooza, and I experimented with new meatballs for a party I was going to.  (Thanks Barb and Greg.) So this is the one that the people at the party liked the most.  I did not expect lamb to win the contest, but darn if it didn’t.  Now,…

Adult chocolate shake

This is a fun one for a guy who doesn’t drink.  This one is boozy chocolate goodness. Please do not drink and drive. I have taken coconut milk ice cream and mixed it with chocolate vodka and golly, Godiva chocolate liquor. 1 pint mint chocolate chip coconut milk  ice cream 1/2 cup coconut milk 1…