Osso Buco, my friend

About a month ago, I stumbled across a video on Yahoo, where some chef with a pretty bad Italian accent was making Osso Buco.  He was quite entertaining, so I watched the 10 minute video.  I am so glad I did.  The meal looked wonderful.  I mean I could taste the flavors through my computer monitor, it looked so good.  I mentioned this to my wife, and she was like “sure thing dear.  We can make that some time”. A few weeks later, I mentioned it to … Read more

Bang Bang Shrimp

If you have ever been to Bonefish Grill and tried their Bang Bang Shrimp, you will agree – They are the best appetizer in the world.  Ok, maybe not the world, but they are certainly the best in my town.  I am not the biggest fan of shrimp but I still love them.  But, at the local price of almost $10 bucks per appetizer, we rarely go there too eat.  Wednesdays is another story, as they have Bang Bang Wednesday, and the dish is only … Read more

It’s a Sloppy Joe story, after all

Many years ago, the wife and I had a favorite Sloppy Joe mix that we would occasionally have for a quick meal.  It was also a cheap fix, so it was all good.  I would guess about 8 or so years ago, they stopped selling our preferred brand at any of our local stores.  It was called Not-So-Sloppy-Joe by Hormel.  We looked everywhere, but not in Colorado anymore.  We tried a few other brands, and they were just horrible.  so, we have been on a Sloppy Joe hiatus ever … Read more