Skyline Chili Pizza!

We make a lot of home made pizza around here. It’s always a hit, and maybe especially the flavored garlic/basil crust. We also eat a lot of Skyline Chili (whether store bought or homemade). It’s definitely always enjoyed. So tonight, we combined the two with fantastic results! Basic Crust I started with a basic pizza …

Amazing Greek Dressing

Sometimes, simpler is better. Most of the recipes I use tend to end up there. It’s really strange, but for some reason, the recipes with fewer ingredients are the ones that taste the best! This Greek Salad Dressing recipe is one such case! Was just used again last night with Chicken Souvlaki, and was more …

Garbage Plates (A Rochester, NY Favorite!)

This weekend we had some friends over to eat. We call it the Food Fest and host it every year in July. Showcasing some of our favorite foods in ridiculous quantities, just for fun! This year we decided to have a very specific theme: Garbage Plates! The original “Garbage Plate” is from a local eatery …

Pabellón Criollo: Carraotas Negras (Black Beans)

Another important piece of the pabellón meal is the black beans! Now, I do take the shortcut of using canned beans to start with, but you could certainly use dry beans. Prepare them as instructed and then finish them as described below. (But I’ll start with cans… it’s easier, faster, and they still taste great!) …