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 (Carne Mechada)

When I was a kid, my family moved to Caracas, Venezuela. It was quite an experience, living three years of my youth in a foreign country. I learned the language, absorbed some of the culture, and acquired a taste for the food! Now, as an adult, one of our favorite meals to make is pabellón […]

Lomitos (de Argentina)

Today’s “recipe” is more of a “how to.” Lomitos are a sandwich that is common in Argentina. We have a friend from there who has familiarized us with some of the cultural favorites of her country, and this is one of the Campbell family favorites! Enjoy! Ingredients: Sirloin Tip Steak (sliced very thin) Deli-sliced ham […]

Greg’s Famous (Spicy!) Chili

Another fall favorite is a big pot of chili simmering on the stove, then filling your belly! Served with mild cheddar cheese, a dollop of sour cream, and/or crackers (plus your favorite hot sauce, of course!) and you can’t go wrong! Ingredients 3 lbs ground beef 1 large onion (coarsely chopped) 2 tsps (or two […]

Cincinnati Style Chili (Skyline Chili!)

Ingredients: 2 lbs ground beef 1/2 tsp cumin 1 tsp cinnamon 2 Tbsp chili powder 1/2  tsp pepper 1 Tbsp salt 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1-1/2 tsp allspice 1/2  tsp garlic salt 2 dashes Worcestershire  sauce 1 6 oz can tomato paste Corn Starch Dissolve beef in 10 cups cold water. Once I get it […]