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M&M Cookies

Ready to go in the oven. It’s been raining quite a bit here the last few days, so the boys haven’t been able to play outside. It seems that they live for the outdoors, so they’ve been handling it pretty well. Last night I decided to do something special for them and bake some cookies. […]

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Father and Son Fishing Trip

Last weekend my dad treated us to a fishing trip. When my brother and I were little and we had a little free time, we would head down to Galveston, TX every weekend we could and wade in the waters of Galveston Bay and fish until we ran out of shrimp, while munching on cold […]

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Charcoal: Briquettes vs Lump

There are many ways to barbecue. Grills come in all varieties from a fancy custom rig to portable folding beach grill. Of course the grill you choose depends on a variety of criteria: space, cost, and application. Once the grill is chosen, and probably assembled, the next thing to consider is how you light your […]

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Pork Chops with Caramel Apples

Back in college, I got tired of only knowing how to cook spaghetti, at least only knowing how to cook spaghetti well, so I started watching cooking shows and experimenting in my kitchen. I would use my friends as guinea pigs. Before long, they started looking forward to my calls to come over for my […]

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Father’s Day

Even though it has passed us by, I think it is still appropriate to wish everyone a happy Father’s Day! We celebrated on Sunday by having my dad and my brother over. It was great to see all of the little ones run around and play together, and I think my dad enjoyed being able […]