Toscana Soup Recipe


Olive Garden’s Toscana soup recipe has always been one of my favorites, especially with their San Remo dip. Ever since Olive Garden took the San Remo dip off the menu, I haven’t been back. It made for the perfect meal. With winter here, Toscana soup is a great comfort food, especially when stuck in the […]

Fine Dining
It’s In The Eye Of The Beholder

Fine Dining has a different meaning for different people. It is in the eye of the beholder. Whether you’re eating at a four star restaurant, your favorite restaurant down the road or making that perfect meal at home; all can be considered as fine dining. Now you can get those unique or hard to find […]

Fleisch Salad
A German Meat Salad

German Meat Salad

A German meat salad has always been one of those fun recipes I make to bring back good memories. Growing up, mom would always have fleisch salad in the refrigerator. Meat salad is a very simple recipe made with as little or as many types of meat you want. Mom said it originated from the […]

Favorite Home Brew Adventures


I look forward to a motorcycle ride and the seasonal home brew beer. Usually I don’t care for the new beers, what I consider home brew. Normally, give me a miller draft and I’m good, but just like food. I like trying something different when I have the opportunity.  When living in Germany for 3 […]

Meal Plans
Make Life Easier

Whether you’re watching what you eat or have a busy schedule, a meal plan can help for both. Having a plan can also help you budget your money and save you time. It’s not so much the writing of meal plans; it’s making the grocery list and doing the shopping that takes time.  In a […]

A Home Chefs
BBQ Ribs Recipe


I picked up a Barbeque Recipe book for $6 that I couldn’t resist. It’s another addition to my collection of cook books. I figured it would come in handy when wanting to use my smoker. After watching Diners, Drivin’s and Dives, they had me craving BBQ Ribs. Since I just got a new BBQ Rib […]

Turn to Food for Mood Enhancers

Many of us think that comfort foods are not good for us and that we should keep away from them. If your comfort food is candy or junk food, this holds true. However, some comfort foods may be very nourishing and good for you. There are several foods that actually can improve your moods when […]

Challenges of a
Restaurant Manager

pizza oven

Whether you want to open your own restaurant, already own one or work as a corporate restaurant manager, we all have the same challenges when it comes to driving sales and making a profit.   They’re so many aspects that make a restaurant and restaurant manager successful. A good concept and quality food are just a […]

The Best Hot Lobster Rolls


Hot Lobster Rolls prepared with Maine live Lobster, is something I will plan a motorcycle road trip around. Bentley’s Saloon camp ground in Arundel, Maine is the perfect destination. Last summer, Tertia and I went up for a motorcycle camping trip, located just west of Kennebunkport, Maine.   Bentley’s camp ground caters to the motorcycle […]

How to Make
Homemade Pasta Recipe

KA pasta roller

Whether you’re cooking for 2 to 20 people, a fun way is making homemade pasta. As a home cook, I truly enjoy making pasta. There are so many types and flavors of noodles. Pasta making is a fun way to spend time with family and friends. A nice way to entertain. Everyone seems to participate […]

Where to Get Great Lobster Ravioli

Lobster Ravioli

I’m always looking for great pasta meals to prepare. I get inspired from watching the Food Network channel.  One of my favorite shows is Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. On one of the episodes they featured a restaurant in East Boston called Rino’s. A small family place where pasta is the featured ingredient and everything is […]

Meatball Pizza Pie


After watching Pizza Paradise the other night. I knew what I was making for dinner. A Meatball Pizza Pie. It’s not very difficult to make. I figure others might enjoy it, or take the idea and use their own favorite ingrediants. I came across some bakeware at a local Anique show. A nice baking dish. […]