One Pot Cooking for Men

It's a mighty tasty stream of consciousness

Category: Snacks

Snack Trash

Ages and ages before I was born, decades really, the recipe for Chex™ Party Mix appeared for the very first time in a 1952 edition of Life Magazine. Snack lore holds that the wife of a Ralston executive (pre-General Mills) thought of stirring together Wheat Chex and Corn Chex along with melted butter, Worcestershire sauce, salt, […]

Artichoke Nibbles

In 1977 I found myself gainfully employed at KERA-TV in Dallas, Texas working in the engineering department. I like the engineering aspect of television, the daily routine of keeping a television station on the air, suits my mindset. Zen mind, beginners mind. And I had beginners mind. Every Monday through Friday at exactly 4:30 in […]


Let’s talk yogurt. Why? Because I don’t get it. I mean, I get it a little. A cold mango lassi on a hot day, sure. Artichokes with Parmesan served under a black pepper yogurt dipping sauce, of course. Adding a pint of plain yogurt (sure, try finding a “pint” of plain full fat yogurt) to […]

Oven Roasted Okra – A Mighty Fine Snack

Yeah, yeah, I can almost hear some of you, “Roasted Okra, a mighty fine snack, who are you kidding?” Well not you I guess. Maybe it’s a southern thing, okra, nothing worse in the world than boiled okra, nothing better than fried okra. I can to this day remember my mother frying okra in our […]