One Pot Cooking for Men

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Category: Snacks

Valentine’s Day Chocolate

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and my wife and I were slogging through our local grocery and rounded the corner into one of those seasonal aisles that are constantly changing and discovered Valentine’s Day chocolate. Suddenly, surrounded by pink and red heart shaped cards, balloons and boxed Valentine’s Day chocolate, my wife noticed the […]

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 addicted to artichoke nibbles and 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 […]

Homemade Peanut Butter

I don’t eat peanut butter because it’s good for me. Nor do I eat peanut butter because one study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that consuming 2 tablespoons of peanut butter at least 5 days a week can lower the risk of developing diabetes by almost 30%. Every single 2-TBS […]

Yogurt

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 […]

Chocolate Chip Carrot and Banana Muffins with Pecans

I’m thinking chocolate chip, carrot, banana muffins with pecans, why you ask? Because I simply can’t take a steady diet of the nightly news. I really thought we’d evolved a little farther up the evolutionary ladder, but sadly no. That said, there are a great many things I do not care for, misogynists, racists, haters, […]