Archive for July, 2008

Chili Verde con Cerdo

Or Green Chile with Pork This recipe is about the only good thing that came out of my brother’s marriage to his first wife.  I don’t have the time or inclination to go into all the sorted details here, I’m sure everyone thanks me. Needless to say is that this stuff is great. It’s a […]

A Cooks Visual Basic Tool Kit

I am an avid wood worker and do a lot of my own remodeling and maintenance around the house, in doing so I read a lot of DIY magazines and web sites. One thing that that I see a lot of in the DIY community is people asking for, and getting, descriptions of basic starter […]

Tool Tip: Get Yourself an Instant Read Thermometer!

I have a Taylor TruTemp with a 1″ dial and magnified lens. The operational range is 0°F to 220°F. It comes with a pocket case with clip. Of course it is NSF approved. You can get high temperature models too. They relatively cheap, you can get on for around $6 to $8 most anywhere. The […]

Updated the Recipe Category

Take a look at the Categories section to the left. I just updated the Recipe Category with sub categories for entrees, soups, side dishes, etc.. This will make for easier navigation of recipes. I hope this helps. I won’t be posting a recipe this week. I’m spending the day at a family reunion with my […]

Chicken Divan Casserole

This is a variation on last weeks Chicken Divan. What made last weeks dish unique was the individual serving bowls. This version is more for everyday occasions. It is so delicious I just can’t help serving it family style. Plus my kids love it. Prep Time: 1 hr 15 min or so Cook Time: 30 […]

Cherries, Cherries, Cherries

It is Cherry season here in western Michigan. It is my favorite time of the year. I just love fresh cherries. There’s the problem. I don’t like ‘em frozen, I’m not that crazy about cherry pie, I just like them in a bowl with a little cup for the pits. We bought 40 lbs a […]