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[23 Apr 2007 | No Comment | ]

There just doesn’t seem to be a lot of room for breakfast any more. I don’t mean your daily high fiber whole wheat muffin and slice of mango. I mean a good down home traditional American breakfast. The breakfast meals of our my youth were high calorie high fat affairs that would drown a kitchen in oil, grease and batter before the sun was even up. Eventually however my mother joined the workforce and by the time I was in high school like everyone else I was …

Breakfast, Cooking, Recipes »

[22 Apr 2007 | 2 Comments | ]

The Warfare Scramble is sort of a breakfast stir fry of potatoes, eggs, bacon or sausage, and cheese. Or swap the meat for your favorite veggies. Or add everything you can think of. Good stuff.
Note: The method we use here for our potatoes is an easy and healthy way to fry potatoes ANYTIME.

The Warfare Scramble
Serves 2
Time to prepare: 25-30 minutes

Cooking, Recipes »

[14 Apr 2007 | 6 Comments | ]

One obstacle you may encounter when scratch cooking for other folks is the time quality food prep can and often takes. Consider that in a mind powered by a starving stomach you and your raw ingredients, sharp cutlery and expensive cookware are up against a 1500 watt microwave and a box of frozen Stouffer’s (NO of COURSE I can’t make a Lasagna from scratch in 3 minutes and 20 seconds!). Now I can’t say I know for sure that the people I cook for wouldn’t rather eat frozen …

Cooking, Recipes »

[14 Apr 2007 | 10 Comments | ]

This pizza is referenced (with picture) in the article ‘Outstanding Pizza From Scratch In 50 minutes’
The motivation for this pie was to see how quickly I could prepare a pizza from scratch. What started as an Iron Chef sort of effort ended up as an excellent pizza I’ll make again and again.

Baking, Recipes »

[8 Apr 2007 | No Comment | ]

When I was a kid growing up in Florida one of our holiday favorites was Orange Rum cake. Its a little different than the typical hodgepodge of cakes and besides it was just fun to make. I liked helping to shave the orange and lemon zest (peel) and there was something cool even then about a cake that needed to sit for a few days before you could eat it. And it had RUM. No matter that its hardly a trace amount, as a kid it was just a fun …