My Favorite Meatballs

Meaty marvellousness, avec zucchini noodles. I have seriously been working at this recipe for weeks. Weeks, I tell ya! Actually, now it's been a couple of months. Months, I tell ya! It's not easy being this particular about my food. The results, … [Read more...]

Grilled Basil Lemon Tuna Steaks

This recipe is a fantastic way to enjoy those tuna steaks you've been considering for some time. We'll even brave the Colorado winter to grill these outdoors. … [Read more...]


This recipe was a total brain bulb I experienced blazing the other day as my brisket steak came out of the crock pot, all stringy and tempting and wonderful. I looked at the brisket. Then I looked at the meat sauce on the stove. Then I looked back to … [Read more...]

Stuffed Chicken Parmesan

I wasn't drunk. I was going for angle drama. This Parmesan crusted and stuffed chicken breast is pounded flat and rolled instead of folded for added dimension. That sounds like a violent way to treat a chicken, but it's dangerously delicious, too.My … [Read more...]

Loaded Andouille

Load it up! I absolutely love andouille, a sausage that originally hails from France, but is now thankfully readily found in grocers' cases near hot dogs and brats (Saag's and Aidell's are two brands I use). … [Read more...]

Philly Cheese Steak Stromboli

Strombolis are delicious sandwiches folded like calzones and filled with hot, steamy goodness. While most are made traditionally with Italian bread dough, I thumb my nose at convention (with my pinky raised.Why not be ladylike about … [Read more...]

Cheap and Easy Crock Pot Roast Beef

The crock pot was never this snazzy growing up Food doesn't get much more delicious and prittay than this! I mean, hello No Brainer, when our lifestyle is comprised of healthy, whole foods, the colors of nature just leap out at you and smack … [Read more...]

Double Down Chicken Sandwich

Double Downs should be made with real ingredients, the kind you can find yourself, and the type where you can pronounce all of the ingredients without college level chemistry courses. That said, it shouldn't be surprising that after out moment of … [Read more...]

Twice Baked Parmesan Crusted Shrimp

My new favorite dish was an honest mistake I made this afternoon. Remember how we'd spoken recently about my affectations regarding playing a little too much in the kitchen and ruining half of the dishes I attempt in the process? … [Read more...]

Breaded Popcorn Shrimp

While I was testing the Parmesan as a crust in the oven, I went ahead and decided to make an effort to try a pork rind breading for the oven in the process. The kids actually preferred this to the Parmesan (though I'm partial to the Parmesan … [Read more...]

Seven Minute Steak

Steak is already amazing, but why not accessorize? … [Read more...]

Coney Dog

Since this is "Jamie loves Sonic" week, here is my version of their amazing coney dogs. … [Read more...]

Bacon Meatball Croquets

OK, so these are really the bacon cupcakes from another entry, but that sounds a little bit misleading, since the bacon is really just the cupcake wrapper and the meat is the filling.  This is a savory dish which could serve as part of a main course, … [Read more...]

Meat Birthday Cake

Yes, you heard right. Put away your Heidi Montag plastic surgery looks of astonishment and behold the glory that is the Three Layered Meat Cake. If you're wondering what to give your loved one for their birthday, and you know they're hugging … [Read more...]

Cow Dog in a Blanket

Now, these might not be the prettiest little doggies you've seen in a month of Sundays, but believe me when I tell you they're the tastiest. … [Read more...]