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Author: Michael F Steen

An Introduction to Salads and Salad Dressings – Part Three

An Introduction to Salads and Salad Dressings – Part Three

In our final chapter of vast vats of non-vinegrettes, I present my last lost dressing recipe from the long ago lunchlady fare of… Mayonnaise Print Mayonnaise Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  20 mins Total time:  40 mins An ungodly amount of delicious creamy mayonnaise. […]

An Introduction to Salads and Salad Dressings – Part Two

An Introduction to Salads and Salad Dressings – Part Two

In our continuing story of Broward County’s joy of ungodly amounts of salad dressing, may I present… Chef’s Dressing – French or Italian Print Chef’s Dressing, French or Italian Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  30 mins Total time:  45 mins Mmmmm. Chef’s Dressing, but […]

Homemade Bacon Mac & Cheese

Homemade Bacon Mac & Cheese

A few years ago, I threw a New Year’s bash while I was living in the Atlanta area.  It was awesome.  I cooked a spread that had a couple hundred people talking for months afterward.  One of the dishes that I made was by far the […]

Hollandaise Sauce, Keeping it Simple While I Lose My Mind

Hollandaise Sauce, Keeping it Simple While I Lose My Mind

Lately, my love of eggs benedect, asparagus and so many other foods has gotten me thinking about Hollandaise Sauce.   Mmmmm. Hollandaise sauce is essentially emulsified egg yolk and butter, seasoned with some lemon juice a bit of salt and some black, white or cayenne pepper.  […]

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Who doesn’t like bacon?  Nobody, that’s who.  Put a vegan in a room with bacon, and the rules are more likely to break than Donald Trump admitting when he’s wrong.  That’s one of the reasons we love this bacon wrapped asparagus. Asparagus, the summer treat […]

An Introduction to Salads and Salad Dressings – Part One

An Introduction to Salads and Salad Dressings – Part One

So, the wife and I love to cook.  I think that I’ve covered that in the past.  We have recipes from friends and family and what we’ve collected over the years.  I want to share what we have, and make it available as a whole […]

Minnesota Sausage Wantons (Sausage Stars)

Minnesota Sausage Wantons (Sausage Stars)

Because everything in Minnesota should have ranch dressing in it.  Mmmm….gack.  But here’s something that works okay… if you’re really stoned… or drunk… or in Minnesota, and a hipster… Minnesota Sausage Wantons Print Minnesota Sausage Wantons (Sausage Stars) Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  12 […]

Debbie’s Black Bean Dip

Debbie’s Black Bean Dip

Okay, so here’s a black bean dip from the canned food aisle of the grocery store.  That and some shredded cheese, some tortilla chips, and summer time through the fall in Minnesota is about to begin all over again. The Recipe Print Debbie’s Black Bean […]

Char Siu (marinated pork)/Bok Choy Slaw Tacos

Char Siu (marinated pork)/Bok Choy Slaw Tacos

I love food.  It’s simple.  The tastes that you can experience from around the world are endless, and the combinations in which you can eat them never seems to end.  Recently, Kelley and I rediscovered the wondered the wonders bok choy.  This time in the […]

Wherever I Lay My Pot

Wherever I Lay My Pot

I’ve been thinking more and more in recent times that maybe I should have a change in my life.  I’ve been working in the same profession for over half of my life, and while I love the work, I’m feeling strangely dissatisfied with myself of […]