Throwback classics: Spaghetti Supreme Potluck salad

June 7th 2017

supreme Nelly once rapped “Sweat, wet, gettin hot up in this joint”, welcome to Summer! With that comes the time to make recipes that won’t heat up my 100 year old Portland four square house basically no use of the oven...we still haven’t ...Continue Reading

Alambre shrimp

June 1st 2017

shrimpala We have all been to the family friendly, Tex-Mex cantinas, where things like chimichangas, frozen margaritas, and enchiladas reign supreme....we have all certainly had our heads turn when a big, sizzling plate of fajitas comes past us wafting its mouthwatering aroma from ...Continue Reading

Northern Utah Road trip 2017

May 30th 2017

18671122_1681974335149492_2746161063570095358_n I travel back to my hometown about once or twice a year, every year to visit with my family and friends. This year I agreed to run the Ogden Marathon relay with my bro, his kids, and a friend of my niece. ...Continue Reading

Nando’s Peri-Peri Shrimp in lettuce cups, cricket protein in ranch flavor and why I am ready for self driving cars.

April 17th 2017

periperishrimp Okay I am going to get right down to it….first Degusta review and recipe, I was recently told by another blogger, that he hates having to read the backstory on food blogs to get to the recipe, so for those folks I ...Continue Reading

How to Barbecue chicken anything.

April 4th 2017

boboli Whoa Nelly! It’s been a while hasn’t it? As life goes, on occasion, things got a bit hectic there for a bit. Usually “no news” dull...but “no news” is also known to be “good news”. I got a bit of news, one ...Continue Reading

Bircher muesli

February 20th 2017

bircherimg_20170220_101421484_hdr The month of love is almost done, therefore it is time to review this month’s Degustabox. I am going to start with the recipe for my picture above. Bircher muesli is a delicious blend of yogurt and fresh fruit mixed with crispy ...Continue Reading

Apple Strudel

February 3rd 2017

strudel1 Happy Lunar New year!!! The world is a strange and interesting place lately...and I must say it is odd to be alive in such a tumultuous environment. It’s hard to choose optimism and kindness for many folks who are struggling right now, ...Continue Reading

January smanuary

January 25th 2017

hungryjack I have had some writer's block lately, I have been cooking up a storm but have been trying out other people's recipes, I am obsessed with this recipe for Sicilian style Grandma pie I have made it twice now, and it ...Continue Reading

Rog’s garlic cheese bread

January 2nd 2017

rogbread I sometimes suffer from random insomnia, I will go to sleep at a reasonable hour but wake up at 3am and be flooded by memories from my life. This happened to me recently and I decided then I would need to blog ...Continue Reading

Frosty the cupcake

December 13th 2016

frostyp_20161209_160254 How is everyone enjoying "The most wonderful time of the year"? I will tell ya, I'm not quite as "bah humbug" as a week ago, but I also will be relieved when the "holidaze" is over! Last week we got snowed in, ...Continue Reading