It's a hot day in the middle of summer, you have a few friends coming over and you need to fire up the grill for a quick meal. What better way to have a light, fulfilling meal, than with a hearty steak salad. If needed, thaw steaks ahead of time in the refrigerator or set … Continue reading Grilled Tenderloin Summer Steak Salad | Recipe
There's an old 3-ring binder that I hang on to. It has papers and note cards sticking out in every direction and every other time I pick it up, half the contents fall out. I hang on to it, because it's a collection of recipes my mom put together. She wasn't an extravagant cook, just … Continue reading Quick and Easy Spicy Bean Salsa | Summer Recipe
Last week, you may have seen the news creeping across your social media feeds that Virgin mogul and billionaire, Sir Richard Branson, announced he had given up consuming beef in the name of a healthier lifestyle and planet. I say kudos to him! We should all be striving to do more to reduce our environmental impact, try … Continue reading Does removing beef from the diet improve health and environmental sustainability?
I don't do a lot of extensive cooking, but what cook I do get accomplished is usually straightforward and to the point. One of my favorite cookbooks is a collection of recipes from ranches across the country, and even a few from Australian outfits. Most of the recipes are simple and straightforward, so it's usually … Continue reading Campfire Biscuits | Trail Boss Recipe
I made awesome stew last night, but I'll warn you right off the bat - If you're looking for something with lots of veggies, or some elaborate dish to serve to guests, this probably isn't your cup of tea. This is more of a "bachelor cooking, not feeling 100%, but wanting something warm that will … Continue reading Recipe: Green Chile Stew
It's that time of year! Perfect crisp, cool weather for a warm bowl of chili. Recipes that are simple, provide enough for a few meals and require a minimal amount of dishes are a hit in my house. Cast iron skillet meals are my favorite and this Pole Line Chili is a good one. With … Continue reading Cast Iron Pole Line Chili Recipe
I came across this photo and had to laugh, pretty hard. Because it's the truth. I was in the middle of a conversation via twitter about GMO foods when this question came my way: "Do you think people complaining about #GMOs have a doublespeak, consuming unhealthily over-processed food?" My response? Yes, from my experience, I … Continue reading Organic Junk Food is still… junk food
What do you consider to be a requirement of a "local" farmer? Let's have a discussion on a local farm and food from the perspective of a farmer who most people do not consider as "local." This article was originally published on CNN Eatocracy on December 06, 2012. Click here to see all of my … Continue reading What should a local farm (and farmer) look like?
As the holiday season draws near and with it comes great times with the 3 F's: Family, Friends, and Food! Many holiday memories center around the kitchen table our families gather around the many casseroles, sides, and pies that were made. As I make my way through the season each year, I often find myself … Continue reading Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe