Monthly Archives: September 2015

Carrot Cake With Ginger Mascarpone Icing. KOLO On The Stereo.

Carrot Cake is what’s up, Bugs. The old-fashioned standby gets some updating with mascarpone in the cream cheese icing and a sprinkling of crystallized ginger over the top. The cake is super moist, perfectly spiced and chock full of carrots, … Continue reading

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Grilled Ribeye Steak With Horseradish Butter. New Music From Lady Low.

Steak and horseradish are a classic combo. Put that horseradish into butter along with Parmesan and you have some magic melting onto the grilled beef. I served some coleslaw along with the steak and salad. A really good version is … Continue reading

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Mini Hot Browns. New Music From Wolf Saga.

The Kentucky Hot Brown, if you’re not familiar, is typically an open-faced sandwich with turkey, bacon and tomato that’s smothered in a cheesy sauce before being baked or broiled. Here the Hot Brown is presented in slider form for one … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Hazelnut Icebox Cake. Listening To The Jackals.

These cats are pretty funny, especially that last white one. The music is kind of nerve grinding though. Good old-fashioned icebox cake gets a modern update with an incredible Nutella whipped cream. That, along with a divine vanilla whipped cream, … Continue reading

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Goombay Smash Cocktail. New Music From Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats.

If the beach is not in your near future, you can still bring a bit of the tropics home with this fun Goombay Smash Cocktail. It’s not too sweet, refreshing and a delicious sipper for your happy hour. Goombay Smash … Continue reading

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Sausage, Brussels Sprout And Rosemary Pizza. New Music From Tall Heights.

The past, present, and future walk into a bar. It was tense. This pizza is in my past and I am presently giving you the recipe so it can be in your future. Sausage, Brussels Sprout And Rosemary Pizza is … Continue reading

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Chewy Salted Oatmeal Cookies. American Opera On The Stereo.

These are some of the best tasting oatmeal cookies out there. They bake up thin and chewy with wonderful flavor from the cinnamon, nutmeg and, of course, the sprinkling of sea salt. Add some chocolate chips to some of the … Continue reading

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Fries ‘N’ Beef Bake. Listening To The Bloom.

It has been awhile since I went on a rant, so here goes my latest petsiest peeve. I’m pretty sure that no one at the grocery stores I shop at knows how to properly bag the items. And I frequent … Continue reading

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Jalapeño Mac ‘n’ Cheese. New Music From Wild Child.

A pun, at maturity, is fully groan. Jalapeño Mac ‘n’ Cheese. How do I love thee, let me count the wheys. No, no…please don’t go. I promise that there will be no more puns. (At least for today) There will … Continue reading

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Bayou Brownie Pie. New Music From Calming River.

This is definitely not your average pie. Over the top? Definitely. A flaky crust is filled with a nut-studded, buttery, blondie mixture which gets capped with a sweet, cheesecake-like topping. A little goes a long way, so serve in thin … Continue reading

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