Spaghetti Squash Surprise

Ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash, cut in half 1 leek, cut in half and sliced thin 8-10 fresh Brussels sprouts, stemmed and quartered 1/2 tub cherry tomatoes, cut in half 8 oz. container sliced mushrooms 2 c. shredded mozzarella cheese olive oil, for sauteing leeks Instructions: In a 350 degree oven, bake your spaghetti squash flat... Continue Reading →

Rutabaga Lasagna

  The Rutabaga.. one of the most unappealing vegetables in the produce department, they are actually a turnip, a Swedish turnip. The closest thing to a rutabaga I'd come to before this recipe was my moms cat named the same.  My challenge was to figure out how to use it and make something amazing with... Continue Reading →

Rutabaga and Carrots

Oh, my goodness is this recipe is to die for... Ingredients: 1 rutabaga, sliced about 1/4 thick and then diced fresh baby carrots or fresh sliced carrot paprika (I use Tone's paprika) garlic powder (I use Tone's) 1/2 c. butter Instruction: Wash and peel the rutabaga, then slice and dice into small to medium-sized chunks.... Continue Reading →

Acorn Squash and Sprouts

Ingredients: 1 acorn squash 8-10 fresh Brussel sprouts 1/2 c. diced leeks olive oil 1/4 c. butter Garlic powder Black pepper Instructions: Prepare the acorn squash by cutting in half and bake flat side down on a lightly oiled cookie sheet. Bake on 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove and set aside to cool. Steam... Continue Reading →


This is the way I make smoked brisket without a smoker**, in Texas everyone needs a smoker for this, but when you rent apartments, they frown on people with smokers that are bigger than our apartment or use fire. I had to devise the best way I could to smoke a brisket without the smoke.... Continue Reading →

Pork Medley

Ingredients:   1 lb ground pork Half link of smoked sausage, cut small 1-2 c fresh mushrooms Half cup of chopped onion 1 cube Knorr chipotle seasoning 2 tbsp Worcestershire Instructions: In a heated skillet sprayed with oil, cook your ground pork with the chipotle seasoning till almost done.  Meanwhile, slice your sausage, onions, and... Continue Reading →

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