Brown Sugar & Apple Roasted Pork Butt

I was recently faced with the dilemma of having to cook for 15 people while keeping the cost down as much as possible. In the end my solution to the problem was a roasted pork butt… When done right it’s tender and has tons of flavor. It’s a great crowd pleaser that won’t injure yourContinue reading “Brown Sugar & Apple Roasted Pork Butt”

Asian Meatloaf & Slaw (w/ wine pairings)

One of the things that I love about meatloaf is that it’s one of the ultimate blank slates. By definition it’s ground meat, with seasoning, formed into a log and baked, typically with some type of sauce spread on the outside. I mean c’mon, you can turn that into whatever you want! You can doContinue reading “Asian Meatloaf & Slaw (w/ wine pairings)”

French Onion Soup (w/ wine pairings)

So a while back I had posed a question to our faithful Facebook followers, “What recipes would you like me to post?” I received a number of responses, all of which were great ideas, and all of which I have written down (don’t worry, I haven’t forgotten you guys!). Well the other day I wasContinue reading “French Onion Soup (w/ wine pairings)”

Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

The other day I made a variation on one of my favorite hearty, cold weather dishes, my roasted Lemon Pepper Chicken with Thyme. On the side I served some Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes that came out so unbelievably delicious that I simply had to share the recipe. Enjoy! Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 2 1/2lbs Russet Potatoes, unpeeledContinue reading “Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes”