Archive for the 'Kitchen Hack' Category

Best Knife Sharpener Ever

Well except for sending them out to be ground that is. I’ve been using the Edgemaker Pro for about 25 years know. My first one finally succumbed to being drop a few too many time. So I purchased a new one. Well not actually one, I bought the set. You can get them at two […]

Found a Great Video While Surfing for Ideas

I found this geat video while surfing the web for some ideas. I just love Alton Brown. I wonder if he named any of his kids Golden. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did. .

Best Sandwich in 20 Years

Of all my time spent in a professional kitchen the thing I liked the best was coming up with new and innovative stuff to eat. Back in the day when I was in the kitchen, the staff ate pretty much what they wanted. After a while everything got pretty monotonous. So I would try different […]

Great Image of Steak Doneness

I found this at Ask The Meatman. It’s a great representaion of the what the doneness of a beef steak should look like and the approximate time to cook it. .

2 Great Web Sites

I’m unable to come up with a good recipe this week plus I have to re-caulk the bathroom today. I think a “How To” on re-caulking a tub surround would be a little off target for this blog. So, I’ve decided to pass on a couple of good web sites I’ve found while looking for […]

Taking Advantage of Bulk Burger Prices!

How many times have you seen ads in the paper for ridiculously low prices on bulk ground beef. Then you ask yourself “what am I going to do with a 5, 10 or 15 pounds of ground meat”? I’ve seen people throw 5 lb bags of ground meat in the freezer. Which is fine as […]

Happy Day Griddle-Grill Revisited

I Now have two Happy Day Griddle-Grills. As you may know from my first posting “Happy Day Griddle/Grill Best Griddle I Have Ever Used, Period.” I acquired my first Happy Day Griddle from my mom. She was about to throw it in the trash. My second Happy Day Griddle was purchased on eBay. The remarkable […]

Jalapeno Cleaning Tip

In last weeks post I used several fresh jalapenos in my Hot Sauce recipe. When you are using fresh jalapenos it is a good idea to remove the seeds and the fleshy part that holds them to the peppers. That is unless you like it really hot, then just leave ’em in. I was looking […]

Ultimate Super Bowl Sunday Menu!

Here from the pages of the Chef Benwa Cooks blog is the Ultimate Super Bowl Sunday Menu. This is your one-stop-shop for some of the best food for Sunday’s big game. Lets just hope it a good one.

A Cheap Solution to a Food Blogger’s Problem

If you have been following this blog you may have noticed my secret little problem. Almost all the food images on my blog are on the same tableware. I tried to solve this problem by checking out the local big retail stores such as Meijers, Target and Big Lots, but all the tableware at these […]

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