Bachelor Cooking: Steak and Cheese Pie Muffins

You know you want to try this. You just need all the ingredients. And the time. It takes about two hours to make, but boy is it delicious. This is apparently a major comfort food delicacy in New Zealand, and the recipe I have will incorporate an American twist to the meal. First off ……

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Bachelor Cooking: A loaf of bread from a can

If you grew up in the New England area, you saw this specialty item in your grocery store. You probably bought a few cans of it. It is shelf-stable brown bread. In a can. I am not kidding. This is the same company that makes the tasty brick oven baked beans. B&M manufactures a shelf-stable…

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Bachelor Cooking: Blueberry Muffins

Let’s say that you want to celebrate some nice life event with someone special. You could go to the store and buy some delicious muffins … or hit the drive-thru at Dunkin’ Donuts for a box of muffins .. Or you can be a self-sufficient bachelor and make your own. Let me explain. It’s so…

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Bachelor Cooking: Beef Stew Shepherd’s Pie

Can I let you in on a culinary secret? Most off-the-shelf grocery products will have a recipe or two on the package label. Such was the case when I purchased a can of Dinty Moore Beef Stew. And since the recipe was – I’m going to say edible – I’m sharing it with you. Ingredients:…

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So that’s what a ricer does?

So of late, I’ve tried to make scratch-built mashed potatoes. Well, at least “bachelor cooking” mashed potatoes. And I think I found out what I’ve been doing wrong all this time. I’ve nuked potatoes in the microwave and then tried to mash them with a fork. Doesn’t work. I’ve tried roasting tinfoil-wrapped potatoes in the…

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Bachelor Cooking: Homemade Applesauce

That’s right. Chuck’s making applesauce. Nice, big, lumpy applesauce that will make you feel warm and toasty on a cold day. Follow along with the recipe. Remember, this recipe can make enough applesauce for two, just in case you want to impress someone with your culinary skills. Here are the ingredients I used. Six apples…

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Do I want to try Cincinnati Skyline Chili?

I’ve been known to add new recipes in my dining experience. When I go on a trip and eat at a local restaurant, I tell the server, “Please recommend your local dish. I didn’t come all the way from Albany to not at least try something from here.” Which is why, although I don’t know…

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