Beef Trimmed Christmas Trees
Tonight, we modified a recipe we recently found in People’s magazine. —— These are a great appetizer before your dinner, or to take to a holiday party. Here is how you ‘trim your tree’. Ingredients 1/2 pound of rare roast beef 1 bundle of asparagus Amana Horseradish Sauce Olive Oil 1 1/2 tbs of […]
The Easiest Parmesan Crusted Chicken.
This is probably one of the easiest, and quickest ways to upgrade your chicken breast. Within a half an hour, you will have a great meal to feed your friends and family. Here’s what you need: 1/2 cup Mayonnaise: 1/4 cup grated Parmesan Cheese: 4 Chicken Breast: 4 teaspoons Italian bread crumbs: ——————————————————————- What […]
Sweet and Spicy Pork Chop
Tonight was one of those nights where I just kept throwing things together. It’s like a painting, starting with one color and then adding more to make it a great piece. Start with your main piece and then keep adding flavors in and you come up with a great meal. My ‘main’ choice tonight was […]
Iowa Restaurant Association’s: Dine Iowa Grand Tasting Gala.
Over the weekend, I had an awesome opportunity to attend the Iowa Restaurant Association: Dine Iowa Grand Tasting Gala. I found out that there was a chance to win tickets on Facebook from Ryan Kolder, so I gave it a shot. I didn’t win the first round, but there was a surprise second round, and I […]
Nick’s Sloppy Joes
The other night, I had made a burger on my George Foreman. It was actually really good. The burger cooks a lot better than a chicken breast. With my left over hamburger I decided to make Sloppy Joes. They were, in my mind, outstanding. A couple of roommates got a taste and they thought it […]
6 Summer Grilling Tips.
It’s (officially) summer! That means there are plenty of opportunities to fire up the grill and get family and friends over to enjoy the outdoors and a great meal. These are my 6 S.U.M.M.E.R. grilling tips! Structure Before you start anything, you want to have a plan. Make sure you have everything organized. Keep all of […]
Today, I was at home working and was craving a burrito. I thought about heading to Panchero’s but I had remembered about a burrito place by my old neighborhood. The place is called El Rey Burritos. El Rey is in West Des Moines, at 1960 Grand Ave., Suite 19. You may have heard about his […]
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