Try a Tri-Tip!

Try a Tri-Tip!

Quite possibly the most underrated cut of beef is the Tri-Tip.  Lots of folks in the Midwest have never even heard of a Tri-Tip due to the demand for this cut on the west coast – and there are only two Tri-Tips per critter…so there’s not a lot of it to go...
The Best Brisket Flat

The Best Brisket Flat

*NOTES: The brisket will take a day or two to thaw in the refrigerator, so it’s best to plan accordingly for that – or simply submerge the brisket in a sink full of cool water and it will thaw in a few hours.   Cooking a brisket perfectly is all about the...
Orange Cream Popsicle Dessert

Orange Cream Popsicle Dessert

INGREDIENTS: 1 – 3 oz box orange Jello 1 – 3 oz box vanilla instant pudding 1 cup boiling water 1/2 cup cold water 1 – 8 oz container Cool-Whip 1 – 14 oz can Mandarin oranges, drained 1 cup mini-marshmallows INSTRUCTIONS: Combine boiling water...
Snickers® Apple Salad

Snickers® Apple Salad

Serves approx 10 people INGREDIENTS: 1 – packet vanilla instant pudding mix (3.4 oz) 1 – 1/2 Cups 2% Milk8 oz Whipped Topping5 – large “Granny Smith” Apples, chopped into 1/2” pieces4 – 2.07 oz “SNICKERS®” Candy Bars, chopped into 1/2” pieces...
Great Balls of Meat

Great Balls of Meat

Everybody knows meatballs are Italian and were invented for the sole purpose of making spaghetti awesome, right?? Nope… Meatballs actually date back to sometime around 210 BC and are credited to a cat named Marcus Gavius Apicius who is responsible for a fairly famous...
Single Serve Shepherd’s Pie

Single Serve Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie seems to be a polarizing dish, this side of the pond anyway, which surprised me. A lot. In discussing this blog topic with friends, an equal number turned up their noses at the idea of the dish in comparison to the number that asked when they could come...
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