Bev’s Family Meatloaf

Over the years I have noticed there are certain foods that men typically love. I’m not trying to be stereotypical, but it’s based on personal experience. Two that come swiftly to mind are Deviled Eggs and Meatloaf. My Tall and Handsome falls into the category “Meatloaf and Devil Eggs were here.” He acknowledges this statement






Nouveau Greek Pasta Salad

Since ancient times there has been what is known as the “Mediterranean triad” in Greek cooking. That triad is made up of wheat, olive oil and wine. This recipe makes use of two of those standards. Greek cuisine has about a 4,000 year tradition and Greeks were savvy enough to incorporate food elements from other






Apple Curry Roasted Chicken

At some point in time someone, somewhere decided it was genius to stick the south end of a chicken on a can of beer and then set the chicken with a highly flammable liquid over a burning fire. It was the birth of “beer can chicken”. I can’t give you a count of injuries sustained






Bacon and Asparagus Quiche

I learned several years ago real men do eat quiche. As a matter of fact, if it’s the right quiche, they find it down right appetizing. Today’s recipe combines one of my favorite ingredients (bacon) and one of T & H’s favorite foods – asparagus – to create Bacon and Asparagus Quiche. No wrong turns






Beef Tips with Mushrooms and Rice – in the Slow Cooker or Stove Top

We eat our fair share of chicken, lean pork, lean ground beef and meatless meals. But, every once in a while we like to sink our teeth into something a little more “meaty”. This recipe fits that bill. With the right recipe, lean uncooked beef tips can be turned into a lot of great dishes






Pesto Fettuccine with Black Olives and Roasted Red Bell Peppers

It has rained for days – actually weeks is probably more accurate. But, today is a gorgeous spring day and I’m working out on my screened in deck enjoying the weather and bird songs. The weather inspired me to whip up something that seemed appropriate for our warm up towards summer. And, I just can’t






Vanilla Pineapple Coconut Smoothie

Ok, I may be a little late hitting the smoothie train, but there’s a reason for that – namely green gunky stuff that looks like it recently floated off the top of the neighbor’s septic tank. Seriously, I just can’t bring myself to drink that. And, can we talk about kale? Unless you have been