Author: Mike

French Silk Pie Oatmeal

I’ve seen French Silk pie at the grocery store before, in the frozen food section, but I’ve never bought it.  Although I’ve admired it in the grocery store, I was always afraid...

Ginger Ale Float

Most people have had a root beer float.  Some restaurants even have “beer floats”, where they use beer instead of root beer.  I’ve never tried these, and they do not sound good...

First Koenig Cheese

There has been a “fancy cheese” section in the grocery store near our house for a while now.  We usually walk by this section, look at the prices of the cheese and...

Pesto Grilled Cheese

I am normally not a fan of sandwiches.  I actually hate most sandwiches, especially cold sandwiches.  There is something different about a grilled cheese sandwich, though.  I occasionally enjoy a grilled cheese....

Garlic Mushroom Quinoa

Mike and I first discovered quinoa at the farmer’s market.  There was a vendor there who was selling packets of uncooked quinoa, with seasoning.  All you had to do was add water,...

Traeger Grilled Lobster

Lobster tails are periodically on sale at the grocery store.  It’s not as often as I would like, but it is often enough. At first I was afraid to buy lobster tails...

Strawberry Apple Oatmeal

Since strawberries are still in season, I had to make an oatmeal for Mike which contains strawberries.  They are really only good during certain times of the year. True, you can BUY...

Parmesan Meatloaf

I used to explain to people that I don’t like meatloaf.  It always bothered me when people would respond with “Oh, that’s because you’ve never had good meatloaf.  You would like my...

Garlic Ranch Mashed Potatoes

My coworker has a son who is a very picky eater.  He also is involved in a lot of sports.  As a result, he is very skinny.  She is trying to find...