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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Bachelor Breakfast: Whip it out and bang it on the counter!

Last week, while traveling through Greene County for some last-minute fall foliage photos, I saw this little local meat market / butcherie.  Now if you know me, you know that I am a sucker for regional products.  One right turn and a quick parking job later, I was in the meat market, looking at the…

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