Archive of ‘Food I Made’ category

The McDonald’s / Burger King Collaboration That I REALLY Want to See

The Big Mac'wichI’m sure that by now you’ve all heard about how Burger King reached out to McDonald’s to come together for a one day event on September 21st, which happens to be World Peace Day. The idea was that the two fast food chains would host a special pop-up event in Atlanta — which is half way between their two respective headquarters — and sell a combination Big Mac / Whopper sandwich that they oh so creatively named the McWhopper.

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Macaroni and Cheese Crust Pizza

Macaroni and Cheese Crust PizzaAlthough I’m referring to this as a Macaroni and Cheese Crust Pizza, I guess it’s really more of a mac and cheese pie that’s topped with sauce, cheese and pepperoni. I guess it could be considered a deep dish mac and cheese pizza, but I can guarantee that if I called it that the first person from Chicago that saw it would freak out about how it really isn’t a true deep dish pizza.

It would be like the time … Continue Reading »

Tomato Soup Stuffed Grilled Cheese Balls

Tomato Soup Stuffed Grilled Cheese BallsMy wife and I were on our way home from my brother’s house one afternoon when she told me that she needed to stop at the arts and crafts store. Normally this means that I’d be waiting in the car bored out of my gourd for about 30 minutes while she browses their sweet selection of beads, storage essentials and floral decor, but on this instance I decided to stop in with her.

As I walked around trying my best … Continue Reading »

Deep Fried Bacon Wrapped Pizza Balls

Deep Fried Pizza BallsThis was my backup plan for the Foodbeast pizza challenge that I participated in a couple weeks back when I made my Sweet and Sour Chicken Pizza.

At the time I wasn’t sure how well the deep fried white rice crust that I wanted to use for the pizza would turn out — spoiler alert: it turned out perfect — so I came up with this pizza version of the Deep Fried Bacon Wrapped Peanut Butter Balls that I … Continue Reading »

Garlic & Herb Pork Loin Filet Shish Kabobs

Garlic & Herb Pork Loin Filet Shish Kabobs

Earlier this year Smithfield asked me if I’d be up for creating some recipes using some of the Seasoned Fresh Pork products that they offer.

Back in March I used their Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin to make Teriyaki Pork Fries With Sriracha Mayo and then then followed those up with a Pork Sirloin Benedict in April and Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin Sliders With Pineapple Coleslaw in June.

This time I used their Garlic & Herb Pork Loin Filet to make some delicious … Continue Reading »

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