Browsing Tag

savory

  • Food & Swine

    Pigged Out Patty Melt

    Bacon, Ground Pork, Caramelized Onions, Gooey Cheese, Country Bread… this is the ultimate pork-inspired, Patty Melt sandwich.  My husband approves 100% and tells me it blows my $17,500 Sour Apple Pork Burger out…

  • Food & Swine

    Homemade Bread Bowls

    One of my very best friends brought the idea to me that I should host a baking class on homemade bread bowls and hearty soups.  Instead of hosting the class, I’m going to…

  • Food

    Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

    Thanksgiving is right around the corner and I’ve always said, the meal is as good as the mashed potatoes.  If you don’t want to spend the time to be overly fussy about…

  • Food & Swine

    Comfort & Cornbread

    My ultimate comfort food is any type of yeast bread (see: Simple Farmhouse Bread), but quickbreads like cornbread and apple bread come in a close second.  This cornbread recipe was born out…

  • Food & Swine

    Double Bacon Caramel Sundae

    Here’s a fine way to indulge a bit and get some savory with your sweet.  Double Bacon Caramel Sundaes are aptly named because there is a shot of bacon in the caramel…

  • Food & Swine

    One Roast : Three Dinners

    One Roast = Hot Beef/Pork Sundaes, Beef & Noodles AND Crispitos… Sitting around the family dinner table seems to be a lost art to some folks. The amount of activities that our children are…

  • Food & Swine

    Freezer Corn

    To some, the term “Freezer Corn” may sound like an odd combination.  For me, growing up in an Iowa farm kitchen… freezer corn is not only a ‘thing’, it is also an…

  • Food & Swine

    Iowa Sweet Corn

    This has got to be the #1 easiest recipe I’ve ever put out there for you all.  Iowa Sweet Corn is the best thing going, if you ask me.  This time of…

  • Food & Swine

    Pretzel Dogs

    Pretzel Dogs are so fun to make and the love for them transcends generations in my house. Tonight when I served them for dinner I got ooooo’s and ahhhhh’s from grandkid to grandparent…

  • Food & Swine

    South of the Border Burger

    Since the Sutter Home Winery Build a Better Burger competition, I’ve had lots of burger recipe inspiration.  The winning Sour Apple Pork Burger hasn’t left my grilling schedule yet, I’ve been making it…

  • Dinner

    Bacon Wrapped Crab Stuffed Shrimp

    Days like this are perfect for trying new recipes.  I love to do that when we’re locked in the house.  We were supposed to have a family day out with Dad, helping…

  • Food & Swine

    Light Chicken Salad Boats

    Today I’ve got a quick and easy recipe using some of my favorite ‘ready’ ingredients from the grocery store.  My Mom, singlehandedly makes the MOST delicious chicken salad EVER.  Ask anyone.  I…