One Pot Cooking for Men

It's a mighty tasty stream of consciousness

Category: Cast Iron

Chicken Pot Roast

Chicken pot roast may not be something you think of if you’re not from the south.  Traditionalists will tell you a pot roast should be beef but I didn’t have a beef roast in the freezer, I had chicken. I also had potatoes, carrots, onions and garlic.  I ‘ve got a rosemary bush in the […]

Cast Iron Potato Pancakes

My great grandmother named my maternal grandmother, Mallie Ernestine. Family lore tells us my great grandfather gasped, “Mallie Ernestine?” Then he looked down at his newborn daughter and said, “Think I’ll call her Fat.” Thus began the nicknaming tradition. My grandmother had five sisters, each with their own nickname – Boose, Fiddle, Hun, Bug and […]

Langostino Étouffée

Langostino Étouffée is one of my favs and any good road dog can tell you the best places to grab a meal when you’re marking a lot of time on the highways of this continent. We’re talking everything from fondue at Banff’s legendary Grizzly House in the province of Alberta, Canada to JD’s Burger Barn […]

Rustic Oatmeal “Overnight” Artisan Bread

I’ve made a lot of bread, lately I’ve abandoned kneading and am baking a rustic oatmeal “overnight” artisan bread loaf.  Now, I forget why, but back when my sister and I were kids we’d head over to our grandparent’s house many days after school and on Thursdays my grandmother would always be baking bread. I […]

Thai Red Curry with Kabocha Squash

I like eating seasonally and every fall we look forward to Thai red curry with kabocha squash and every season change serves up something special. Spring artichokes pave the way for Summer tomatoes, field peas and cornbread to punctuate hot summer days. Fall greens lead the way toward winter squashes, roasted to perfection to create […]