Drunken Chipotle Black Beans

Drunken Chipotle Black Beans

Every now and then I may post a recipe with the disclaimer that although alcohol was used in the cooking process, you will not be able to taste it. This is not one of those recipes. You will be able to detect the beer that is used in each and every bite. If you are …

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Pineapple Skies

Those who know me know that cruising is my favorite way to travel.  You get all you can eat food, Broadway-quality shows and tons of activities. Not to mention endless menus of the kind of sugary, tropical drinks I typically avoid under normal circumstances due to the endless calories they contain. For the past few …

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Chicken Thighs with Red Wine Pan Sauce

Chicken Thighs with Red Wine Mustard Sauce

When I first started cooking, 'Chicken with Pan Sauce' was one of my favorite things to make. It was easy, quick and economical (aka CHEAP) to prepare, and I never got bored trying to come up with new combinations of aromatics and liquids to create something completely different each time. The basics of creating a simple …

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