Professional Soccer Player vs. Professional Food Blogger

Ian Bennett, Wes McKane and Nicky LasagnaHave you ever wondered what would happen if a food blogger — who writes mostly about things like bacon and deep frying — drank too many beers and suddenly decided that he was an amazing soccer goalie? Well… you don’t have to wonder any longer because it just happened!

After Wes and I recorded episode 93 of the Dude Foods Podcast we did what we do after almost every episode — we headed up the … CONTINUE READING »

Popcorn Chicken and Bacon Country Gravy in Edible Biscuit Bowls

Popcorn Chicken and Bacon Country Gravy in Edible Biscuit BowlsI came up with this idea last year as I was eating my Thanksgiving Leftovers in Edible Biscuit Bowls. On bowl number three or four I got to thinking about what else would taste great eaten out of a biscuit bowl and chicken and country gravy immediately jumped to the top of the list.

The Bacon Country Gravy recipe is the same one I used when I made Chicken Fried Pork Sirloin and when … CONTINUE READING »

Deep Fried Candy Bars

Deep Fried Candy BarsHere in Milwaukee we got our first snowfall of the season on October 31st, which just so happens to be the day that trick or treat takes place in my neighborhood.

I’m guessing that it was a bummer for all the kids who live around me because normally we get about 200 trick or treaters and this year we only had half that. It ended up working out pretty well for me though since I … CONTINUE READING »

Cheddar Cheese Bacon Cheeseburger Bowls

Cheddar Cheese Bacon Cheeseburger BowlsBack in April I discovered Folios Cheese Wraps at my local grocery store and professed my love for them after I used one of their Parmesan wraps to make an edible bowl that I filled with Cobb Salad.

Apparently everyone else loved them as much as I did, because for months these things were sold out everywhere and I never got another chance to try them.

Well, about a month ago Folios contacted me … CONTINUE READING »

Chocolate Chip Cookie Stuffed Cinnamon Rolls

Chocolate Chip Cookie Stuffed Cinnamon RollsI came up with this idea a while back after I saw a photo of someone who did something similar with strips of bacon. Then, this past weekend after going to the grocery store to buy cookie dough and a package of cinnamon rolls I went online only to discover that multiple people have already made Chocolate Chip Cookie Stuffed Cinnamon Rolls.

Oh well, I had already invested $6 in this little experiment and honestly, … CONTINUE READING »

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