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Bangers and Mash

Who doesn’t like Bangers and Mash? This British dish, well English? Let’s just let them argue about it, has become an Irish dish on St Patrick’s day in my neck of the woods. Go figure, lol. The key to this the onion gravy, really this is the only thing that you are going to be […]

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Tourtière (French-Canadian Meat Pie)

This is a pie I grew up with visiting my grandparents in Canada. This has been a favorite in my home. I hope you enjoy it. I have posted my basic pie crust on another post so please refer to the recipe. Basic Pie crust from previous post Filling: 1 pound of ground pork 1 […]

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Garbage Plate (Rochester, NY)

Well to tell you a little about this “Garbage Plate”  When I first moved out here to Rochester, yes things were very different.  The food alone was something that was very different than my “Jersey” lifestyle.  Well I came across this dish they call the “Garbage Plate” Mind you it is quite simple to do […]


Garlic Buttermilk Aioli

1/2 cup of buttermilk 3/4 cup of mayo (miracle whip) 1 teaspoon of onion 1 squirt of garlic in tube or 1-2 fresh garlic cloves 1 teaspoon parsley 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoons of sugar 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon of onion powder 1/4 teaspoon of pepper 1/4 […]


Crab Cakes

1 beaten egg 2 tablespoons of miracle whip (or your favorite mayo) 1 teaspoon Franks Red Hot 1 tablespoon of dry mustard pinch of salt and pepper 2 teaspoons of Old Bay 2 teaspoons of fresh chopped parsley 1 pound of crab meat ( you can get this in the seafood section of your supermarket) […]

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Master Chef Auditions Orlando, Florida

This was an experience. My nerves were shot and I soon realized I didn’t have a story or crazy hair. So, my dish made it to the 3rd round but my dream was short lived. I am glad I did it but I wouldn’t do it again. Sorry Gordon Ramsey, wasn’t my cup of tea.

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Lobster Pot Pie

Who doesn’t LOVE lobster?  I am going to give you the ingredients for one of the best comfort foods. Ingredients: 1 medium potato (peeled and cut into about a 1/2 inch diced) 1 large carrot ((peeled and cut into about a 1/2 inch diced) 6 tablespoons of butter 6 tablespoons of AP flour 3 cups […]