Meat Recipes

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

The first time I went to New Orleans, I was 18. It was July. I was moving to Boston with my boyfriend and we were taking the long way. We were supposed to camp, but as soon as we pulled into town, we stopped for gas and I tell you the lights over the gas…

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Wiener Schnitzel! (Haha, I said “Wiener”.)

When I lived in Melbourne in 2002, I worked at a sandwich shop run by a Greek couple who were very warm and friendly and paid everyone under the table and that worked out just fine for me. I forget their names now, except that the lady’s name was spelled like a man’s name in…

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The Best Chicken Fried Steak In The Galaxy

I was fortunate to grow up in the middle of nowhere, although I didn’t see it as a fortune at the time. Looking back of course, having no one to play with but my brother and nothing to do but run around The Hill as we called it was probably the coolest way to spend…

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Sonoran Hot Dogs!

Hot Dogs: The Alpha and The Omega. The first time I made these was for my friend Jane. We had lunch together in my mom’s kitchen. It was lovely and Jane was happy and I was happy and we spoke of wondrous things. The second time I made these I was on the news. Last…

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Making Friends And Picadillo

I remember being 23 and thinking that I would never again in my life be capable of making such amazing, smart, sweet, crafty, kind-hearted friends as I had then. Fortunately, I still have those incredible friends in my life and am thankful every day for that. But one part of that thought that I am…

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Hot Dog Stir-Fry

This recipe is dedicated to all the single people, all the poor people, and also all the people that just really love hot dogs. It’s actually a recipe from my new book: Learn To Cook! Well, actually actually, it’s from one of the bonus guides that you get for free if you buy the book…

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How To Cook A Steak

Making a steak is really pretty simple. Start with a nice steak for starters. Sirloin, T-bone, and rib eye are good choices for general steak-eating purposes. If you want to get fancy, you could pick up some filet mignon, although it’s generally about twice the price of sirloin. So…weigh carefully how much you care. With…

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Tropical Kebabs

Ladies. I got your back on this one. I talked to the master to get the key to all men’s hearts. Of course, I hadda blow him for it, but it was worth it for all the awesome info I got on how to impress dudes in the kitchen. Thanks, FreekZone. I owe you one…

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Texas Tater Twisters

This is it, y’all! The lost footage from the fated Ferris wheel accident I mentioned in the Monte Cristo episode. I guess it wasn’t really lost after all. But it was hard-going to figure out how to retrieve it. The camera had to be dusted off, battery changed, disassembled, reassembled, prayed for, and ultimately cleansed…

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