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Kielbasa and Kale Soup with Beans

Kielbasa and Kale Soup with Beans

Ahh fall is here, with the cool weather here starts the beginning of our soup season here in the Elston home.  Soup is a handy go to dish when our schedules get packed and we need something in a hurry.

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Walnut Blondie with Maple Butter Sauce (with ice cream of course)

Walnut blondie with ice cream and maple butter sauce

Not often do I venture into the realm of baking, not because I don’t enjoy baked goods but more because you leave too much to a recipe or a single ingredient.  Leave something out or put too much of something

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Sun Dill Pickles

Sun Dill Pickles

Sadly I have been neglecting my blog, don’t feel alone though, I have also been neglecting my cooking and my diet (meant merely as the consumption of quality food and bacon).  The last several weeks have been crazy busy and

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Korean BBQ Beef Short Rib Tacos

Korean BBQ Beef tacos

If that isn’t a mouthful, Korean BBQ Beef Short Rib tacos, I am not sure what is but figuratively and literally there were a mouthful and they were something special.  This was not an original creation but rather a stab

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Cooking like a caveman, Dutch oven BBQ Spareribs

There are few things more rewarding and relaxing then spending an afternoon looking out at a gorgeous view while tending to a dutch oven full of goodness.  It seems that is how this year’s installment of caveman cooking begins.  This year the challenge was

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I am a husband, an avid outdoorsmen, a cook, a geek, a runner and a P90X junkie. I enjoy cooking especially with fire and do it as often as I can, you will find many of my cooking and other tales here on my blog.

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