Archive for September, 2008

Waffle Sandwiches

Waffle Sandwich - Nutella and Bananas

waffles

Toasted sandwiches are awesome. Also known as toasties or jaffles depending on where you are from. …

Rosemary Garlic Salt

lemon zest, rosemary, and garlic

Rosemary Garlic Salt

The Brewers Art in Baltimore has some great beer. They also have some moderately priced french fries that are covered in garlic salt. It’s really hard to beat garlic salt covered fries and great beer. I …

Fried Squirrel

Last year I did a bike tour with some friends through State College, Pennsylvania. Shaun Deller was along for the ride taking time off from his recycled bike hat business in Portland, Oregon. Shaun is a “wilderness living” expert and a wealth of information.

On a previous ride he …

Margarita Shots

margarita shots
Dinner for two

Margarita Shot
Ingredients
1 part Tequila
1 part Grand Marnier
1 lime wedge
salt
Preparation
Lightly rub the rim of the shot glass with the lime wedge
Dip the shot glass into the salt
Squeeze the lime into the shot glass and pour in the alcohol
Shoot the drink
Go smash something or …

Lime Chili Salt

Lime Chili Salt

This is another salt experiment. Still a work in progress. The New Mexican chilies that I used lent an almost fruity flavor to this and the spice wasn’t really over powering so this could easily be dusted over corn and it wouldn’t over power …

Hickory Smoked Salt

smoked salt

I ran across smoked salt the other day and I thought, “Eight dollars for salt?”. Ok, it’s special sea salt from Maine. It’s slowly smoked so the flavors infuse etc etc. Still just sounds like salt that’s been put in a smoker to me. …

Bunny

Bunny

Pink Rabbit? Blushing Bunny? Welsh Rarebit Bastard Love Child? Growing up we only knew it as Bunny.

Ok so lets start at the beginning, Welsh Rarebit. For those who don’t know it’s just toast with some savory cheese sauce poured over it. Simple enough. At some …

The Ugly American

the ugly american sandwich

The Ugly American sounds like some kind of sick joke. But I was curious. I figured that Elvis liked a freaky fried sandwich. And that guy obviously knew how to eat. So I thought I’d give it a shot.

This is the …

Failure: Tuscan Bread

tuscan bread
Pretty… pretty shitty.

I already twittered about my tuscan bread failure so this is a little late. Over the weekend I made my first loaf of bread. I followed the recipe in Bread Bakers Apprentice…

Bacon and Blackberry Muffins

candied bacon

I ran across these candied bacon recipes recently. So I wanted to do something with candied bacon but I don’t have an ice cream maker and the ice cream in a bag method is kind of a pain in the butt. I …