Author Archives: tbuzzee

Classic Coleslaw – Like KFC

I am a big coleslaw fan, but am also pretty picky about it. A lot of commercial slaws are taste off to me – too creamy or too vinegar-y or some such; but KFC’s coleslaw is mebbe my second fave. … Continue reading

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Cowboy Candy

I had some leftover jalapeños from making a batch of Ciao! Picollo and, well, the canning pot was still full of water, and I had lids and jars prepped anyway, so… Why not make Cowboy Candy? Cowboy Candy is basically … Continue reading

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Ciao! Picollo

No, I am not sending a greeting to a musical instrument. Instead, this is my homage to Chow Chow, a slightly zippy pickle relish usually based on cabbage. Mine does have cabbage, but the backbone of this pickle is cauliflower. … Continue reading

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Air Fried Chicken Breasts

We’ve been playing around with one of those mail-order dinner kits, and have, mostly, been pretty happy with the meals. I’ve learned some interesting new combinations and techniques, like slightly blistered green beans or, as in this image, the combination … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Croquettes! Ham, This Time

Last time I sampled Croquettes, I had dragged the last of the holidaze turkey out of the freezer. And we were wicked pleased. This time, it was leftover Easter ham and mashed potatoes. And we were still wicked pleased; especially … Continue reading

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Miso Ginger Cod with Birch Syrup

Wait. What? BIRCH syrup?!? Yep. Kinda hard to find (though you can order it on Amazon), and, as our friend Barbara would say, “kinda spendy,” but totally worth it – if for no other reason than using it as part … Continue reading

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Chicken Enchiladas

This comes to us from Rich’s mom’s recipe box – with a little nudge from the nice folk at Campbell’s – plus a few additions from me. It is one of his fave dinners, so, of course, he requested it … Continue reading

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Poached Chicken Thighs With Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Last summer, I poached chicken breasts for a curried salad. Now, I am back to poaching, but for a batch of Rich’s mom’s chicken enchiladas, and am going with boneless, skinless chicken thighs; mostly because I think they have a … Continue reading

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Pizza, Motor City Style

Motor City ‘Za – a rectangular pizza with a not-t00-thick crust and a wicked crispity wall of cheese around the edges. *sigh* A solid fave around our house ever since I first saw Jeff Mauro make it on TV, though, … Continue reading

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Pecan Waffles

When I went in search of recipes to play around with my new mini-waffle maker, I came across a couple of  versions for “Pecan Pie” waffles. “Perfect!” I thought. We were having a couple of friends over for dinner and … Continue reading

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