My famous slaw… get ready for summer!

So the weather is finally getting warmer (or so they say) and grills are starting to fire up. What better side dish is there for BBQ than homemade coleslaw!? I started making this dish last year, and it was a HUGE hit with friends, family and strangers alike. It was requested for every party I attendedContinue reading “My famous slaw… get ready for summer!”

Bacon crusted pork tenderloin with bacon and scallion risotto… recipe and pairings

Have you ever had a plan go completely sideways on you? Well that’s what happened to me the other night. I had planned on making this relatively healthy pork tenderloin dish with ratatouille… simple, flavorful, healthy, yet filling. Yeah, then I remembered that I had bacon in the fridge, it was all downhill from there. Below isContinue reading “Bacon crusted pork tenderloin with bacon and scallion risotto… recipe and pairings”

A beer you should know… Conway’s Irish Ale by Great Lakes Brewing Co.

So for my first edition of “A beer you should know…” I focused on a brewery that helped inspire me to become a craft brew acolyte, Ommegang and their Three Philosophers Lambic infused Quad. For my sophomore article I wanted to do the complete opposite, and talk about a beer that is a newer crushContinue reading “A beer you should know… Conway’s Irish Ale by Great Lakes Brewing Co.”

“Loaded” Cauliflower & Potato Puree… requested by Meaghan

Here’s a quicky for ya… Looking for a fun new side dish that’s super easy? Well look no further, this one’s delicious! Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 3 Large Potatoes, peeled 1 Head of Cauliflower, chopped 2tbsp Unsalted Butter 2oz Sour Cream 1/2c Heavy Cream 1 1/2c Shredded Cheddar Cheese 1/4c Grated Parmesan Cheese 1c Crispy Bacon, choppedContinue reading ““Loaded” Cauliflower & Potato Puree… requested by Meaghan”