ELVIS RECIPE: Graceland Cupcakes

Elvis would be 82 today; “The King” was born January 8, 1935. While Elvis Presley is not exactly known for being a foodie, we, along with millions of fans worldwide, like to celebrate his birthday with a few hours of Elvis tunes and his favorite snack food: a fried sandwich filled with peanut butter, sliced…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Grilled Cabbage Steaks

Top: Take a head of cabbage (photo courtesy Good Eggs). Center: Slice it, grill it and garnish it (photo courtesy McCormick). Bottom: For better flavor, chop quality blue cheese instead of using packaged crumbles (photo courtesy KitchenHealsSoul.com).   What’s next after Grilled Cauliflower Steaks? Why, its cruciferous† cousin, Grilled Cabbage Steaks. It can be a…
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RECIPE: BLT Pancakes

[1] Something different: BLT Pancakes. The recipe is below (photo #1 and #2 © Tieghan Gerard | Wisconsin Cheese Talk). [2] Getting ready to make BLT Pancakes. [3] Baby arugula (photo © Baldor Specialty Foods | Facebook).   For National BLT Month, how about some savory BLT pancakes? This recipe was created by Tieghan Gerard…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Savory Bread Pudding

Dessert lovers know the comfort of a rich bread pudding, a way to top yesterday’s bread with custard and cook it in a casserole dish into something sublime. (“Casserole” has a broad definition: simply, a side dish or stew cooked slowly in an oven.) Leave out the sugar and you have a savory custard, to…
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RECIPE: Grilled Potato Salad With Bacon, Blue Cheese & Bacon Dressing

[1] Grilled potato salad with bacon, blue cheese and bacon dressing (photo © LongHorn Steakhouse). [2] Blue cheese crumbles add a large dimension of flavor (photo courtesy Pop Artichoke | N/A).   Our crowd really enjoyed this potato salad with grilled fare on Father’s Day. It was created for grilling season by LongHorn Steakhouse’s executive…
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