Bachelor Cooking: Beer and Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

So I was looking around the interwebs for recipes that would allow me to use my brand-new 60+ year old Popeil Veg-O-Matic food slicer … and I came across this site. This person received a Veg-O-Matic (a modern one, when the Ronco company reorganized) and modified her recipe for beer and cheese scalloped potatoes for…

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It slices, it dices, and it’s older than me

Every once in a while, there will be a commercial for some kitchen gadget that promises to make your cooking chores easier.  You can make delicious meals with this gizmo, you can wow your family with specially-prepared meals from this whatizit, and you can make cooking great again. Make cooking great again.  Someone should stitch…

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Bachelor Cooking: a Country Breakfast in an Iron Skillet

I recently participated in a Reddit gift exchange.  You know my feelings on Reddit, I have a love-hate relationship with them.  But I do love the gift exchanges. After sending out a cookbook to my giftie, my Santa (not the same person) sent me two cookbooks – a “weeknight cookbook for two” (great for Date…

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Bachelor Cooking: Pork Chops with Mushrooms

It’s easy to presume that, as a bachelor, I would live on a “royal” diet – Burger King, Dairy Queen, ha ha – but recently I picked up a cookbook from the “Pioneer Woman,” Ree Drummond, that offers simple recipes that anybody can enjoy. Okay, I’ll gamble and try this out. The first recipe I…

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Bachelor Cooking: in a Cast Iron Skillet

I ruined one of my frying pans a week or so ago.  Burnt food, and I couldn’t scrape the leavings out.  Grr.  Tossed away a decent skillet. So I needed a new 10-inch skillet.  Time to go shopping… And eventually, I took a chance on buying a cast iron skillet. This from a man who…

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Bachelor Cooking: Roasted Vegetables for One

In an effort to make some major health changes in my diet, I’ve been looking at recipes for various delicacies.  And in my searches, I came across a recipe for roasted vegetables, as offered by someone called the Pioneer Woman.  Never heard of her before, but many of my Facebook friends swear by her recipes,…

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