Indulge in fresh greens, healthy beets, and splurge with a generous topping of crisp bacon and bleu cheese crumbles for a refreshing side salad or dinner entree.
Rich, smooth, Bloody Mary made with bacon vodka, bacon hot sauce, bacon salt, and a thick slice of peppered bacon and olives for garnish.
These Cinco de Mayo recipes embrace traditional Mexican fare with a hint of American flavor. These Mexican food recipes are easy to prepare and can be adapted to suit your taste buds and spice tolerance.
I made this pepper steak and orzo dish the other night using leftover ingredients that were running out of shelf-life. I had about 1/3 pound of sirloin steak, 1/2 of a yellow onion, 1/2 of a green pepper, a handful of cherry tomatoes, some garlic and Gorgonzola cheese.
Currently, a monthly subscription to Craft Beer Club is $42, which breaks down to $3.50 per beer. Now is the perfect time to treat yourself, your family and friends to hard-to-find, outstanding brews from some of the best Brewmasters in the country.
Super Cheesy Cheeseburger Soup offers a bounty of flavor and is ideal for those nights when you want a filling meal, but don't have much time to cook. It pairs well with a fresh garden salad and dinner rolls.
Whenever I visit my daughter, we indulge in lunch at P.F. Chang's. While we have many favorites, their Chicken Lettuce Wraps are at the top of my list. Since there is no P.F. Chang's restaurant near my hometown and since I crave these things more than four times a year, it was crucial for me to find a copycat recipe so I can make these leaves of goodness at home.
The Cheap Gourmet was recently featured in the "Expert Interview Series" at CilantroCooks.com. We discussed ways to prepare affordably-priced, yet delicious meals, along with kitchen tools and equipment, favorite desserts and evening meals.
Our beach barbeque menu consists of jerk chicken kabobs, pineapple BBQ shrimp kabobs, multi-colored peppers pasta salad, baked beans, fresh veggie platter with Beau Monde dip, and grilled banana boat S'mores.
I was recently invited to participate in a blog tour to promote Dawn Lerman's new book, My Fat Dad. I was excited because 1) I haven't read a book in longer than I care to admit; 2) I love reading memoirs of food and family; and 3) I love to cook and enjoy trying new recipes.