For some reason it seems like a lot of people fear lasagna.  I have some theories, but I'll reserve them for a minute. Lasagna is, at the root, pretty simple.  There are variations on how many layers, and the like,…

Bacon Cheeseburger with Beer-Battered Onion Rings

So, grilling season is fast approaching, and since the weather is actually 'nice' this weekend, I figured it was time to come out of the gate roaring like a lion.  To that end, here's a completely scratch-from-the-ground-up bacon cheeseburger with…

So, Kat came home today with a packet of "Perline Pasta & Prosciutto" from Trader Joe's today, and strongly intimated that we should make this for dinner. I look at the packet, and the suggestion is 'serve with your favorite…

Tonkatsu

No really.  It's not as odd as it sounds.  If you've ever had a German schnitzel or an Italian Milanesa this wouldn't be that far off. That's because the roots of katsu comes directly from these European dishes – a…

Well, canned tomatoes that is.  Since I'm making scratch sauce for Chicken Parmesan tonight, I thought it would be a semi-interesting subject. Because, not all tomatoes (canned or otherwise) are created equal.