Taco Salad with Doritos

Taco Salad with Doritos recipe

I am not really inclined to make gimmicky recipes. You know the ones I am talking about, they saturate your Facebook feed with novelty recipes that have some sort of unique hook to grab your attention: Cheeseburger lasagna, taco stuffed crescent rolls, Philly Cheesesteak martinis, and so on… OK, maybe I fabricated the last one….

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Eggless Cookie Dough Crack Dip

Eggless Cookie Dough Dip

Who doesn’t like eating raw cookie dough and crack? OK, maybe not crack… too much sodium. But cookie dough! Man oh man, do I love eating me some raw cookie dough! If I’m being honest, I would rather eat raw cookie dough than actual cookies, and I bet I’m not alone. Though, the problem with…

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Smoky Chipotle Chip Dip Recipe

Smoky Chipotle Chip Dip Recipe

I love experimenting with recipes. Starting out with just an idea or an ingredient you like and soon you find yourself racing down rabbit holes like Alice chasing her next fix. Where you end up you never know, you are just pursuing a flavor profile that may or may not actually exist. That’s the story…

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World of Beer Review – Appleton WI

World of Beer Appleton

The Fox Valley has recently been experiencing a gastropub renaissance as of late, with World of Beer being only the latest addition. So, what is a gastropub? Put simply, it is basically a bar that also serves great food. The Appleton Beer Factory is probably my favorite example of this style of eatery in the…

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Coconut and Citrus Black Rice Salad

Coconut and citrus black rice salad

Black rice? What the heck is black rice! Well, I will tell you what it’s not. It is not wild rice. Yes, wild rice may be black, and it is rice, but it is not black rice. If you make the mistake and buy black wild rice for this recipe your coconut and citrus black…

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Yumming on Yummly

Yummly Logo

Hey guys, have you heard of Yummly? I hadn’t heard of it either up until a few months ago, but I’m really getting to love it. A few months back I noticed a trickle of traffic coming to my site from this ‘Yummly.com’ site I had never heard of. Ever one to investigate any new…

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Creamy Red Potato Salad Recipe

Creamy red potato salad

I am tired. I know food bloggers are perfect, and the worst thing that ever happens to them is that they chip a nail while typing about their perfect lives and then end up gleaning some sort of profound life lesson from it, but I’m just tired and a little crabby today. It happens, right?

Sausage Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole with Egg and Cheese

Sausage Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole with Egg and Cheese

Man, I love the smell of sausage cooking in the morning. They say smell is one of the strongest triggers of memory, and I fully believe it. As soon as I catch the familiar aroma of sausage frying in the skillet I am flooded with great memories. You see, sausage is never made for just…

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