Archive of ‘Food I Made’ category

Step Up Your Game Day Menu With Johnsonville Sausage!

Johnsonville BratsThe Super Bowl Big Game is coming up a week from today and if you’re sick of traditional game day foods like chicken wings and chips and dip this is the blog post for you!

Most people — especially in Wisconsin where I live — only equate bratwurst and other sausages with grilling and grilling with summer, meaning that for five months out of the year when the temperatures drop below freezing they tend to shy away from them. Why, … Continue Reading »

The Pizza Cronut

The Pizza CronutAre Cronuts still popular or has the hype finally died down? The last time I was in New York City there were still crazy long lines outside of Dominique Ansel Bakery, but that was a year and a half ago.

Usually I’m way ahead of the trends when it comes to crazy food creations, but with this one I realize that I’m way behind. Either way, I felt like making a Pizza Cronut so that’s exactly what I did!

I … Continue Reading »

Applewood Smoked Bacon Pork Loin Filet With Bacon Dijon Sauce

Applewood Smoked Bacon Pork Loin Filet With Bacon Dijon SauceAll year long I’ve been using Smithfield’s numerous Marinated Fresh Pork products to create various recipes. I started off in March by making Teriyaki Pork Fries With Sriracha Mayo and followed those up with a Pork Sirloin Benedict in April, Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin Sliders With Pineapple Coleslaw in June, Garlic & Herb Pork Loin Filet Shish Kabobs in August and Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin Flatbreads in September.

For my final recipe of the year Smithfield asked me to use not only … Continue Reading »

Deep Fried Mashed Potatoes With Leinenkugel’s Cranberry Ginger Shandy Dipping Sauce

Deep Fried Mashed PotatoesDo you know what I love most about Thanksgiving aside from the food? No, it’s not getting up at 2am the following morning to stand in the freezing cold so I can save some money on a bunch of cheap electronics that I don’t need, it’s that for a few days I get to hang out with all my old high school friends who have since moved away while they’re back in town visiting their families.

This past weekend a … Continue Reading »

The Spaghetti and Meatball Cone

The Spaghetti and Meatball ConeBack when I made Spaghetti Fries I mentioned how my buddy Kyle A.K.A. The Vulgar Chef and I had both been attempting to make  Spaghetti and Meatball Tacos but that he beat me to it.

Since then I’ve wanted to make a Spaghetti and Meatball Cone and seeing as how he already perfected the whole forming spaghetti into a shape and baking it thing I figured that I could just pull a BuzzFeed — the folks at BuzzFeed Food are … Continue Reading »

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