Deep Fried Fruits and Vegetables

Deep fried baby carrotsIt may come as a surprise to some of you that I don’t already own a deep fryer, but the truth is that up until a week ago I didn’t. You see, it was on that faithful day that I was walking through Target on my lunch break looking at kitchen appliances when I noticed that they had quite a few deep fryers on clearance for half price. Now I’m not a huge religious guy, but obviously this was some … Continue Reading »

I Got Some Free Rum in the Mail!

BlackBeard Spiced RumI’m just going to start this blog post off with a quick warning. If you’re planning on shipping a bottle of rum via FedEx there’s a good chance that even if you wrap it nice and tight with bubble wrap and affix a “fragile” sticker on it they’ll probably still somehow manage to crack the seal on the top of the bottle and leave you with a 3/4 full bottle of alcohol and a soggy box.

Seriously, how unlucky am … Continue Reading »

Deep Fried Butter

Deep Fried ButterLast summer the big hit at state fairs across the country was deep fried beer, but this year it seems like deep fried butter has taken its place as the completely ridiculous food to try. The Wisconsin State Fair started this past Thursday, and can you guess what my first stop was when I headed down there? Yep, the tent that was selling deep fried butter!

Deep fried butter (at least the stuff served at the fair here in Milwaukee) … Continue Reading »

The Clock Stopper Burger

The Clock Stopper BurgerIt seems like every bar or restaurant out there has been adding gigantic burgers or crazy eating challenges to their menus lately, and you know what? I’m totally cool with that. I stopped at Off the Clock Bar & Grill recently for dinner and that’s where I came across the Clock Stopper, a 1/3 pound Angus burger topped with Cheddar cheese and onions and served with two grilled cheese sandwiches as the bun. Oh yeah, and if that wasn’t enough … Continue Reading »

Breakfast Casserole

Breakfast CasseroleTwo weeks ago I announced a pretty sweet contest here on my blog. West Bend Housewares (who are celebrating their 100th anniversary this year) gave me one of their Versatility 6 Quart Slow Cookers to give away to a lucky DudeFoods reader. I was amazed to receive well over 100 entries, and even though I wish I could go all Oprah on you guys and give a slow cooker to everyone who submitted a recipe I had to pick one … Continue Reading »

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