Posts in the Category: Recipes

How to Make Acorn Coffee

Posted in - Americana & Recipes & Survival on October 7th 2015 2 Comments How to Make Acorn Coffee

Take a moment to imagine with me. You are a Civil War soldier. You’ve been marching for days, having left one battlefield and on your way to the next. You’re cold, tired, and emotionally beat. When you finally stop and setup camp, you sit and talk with your brothers in arms, little about …

How to Smoke a Turkey on a Weber Charcoal Grill

Posted in - Grilling & Holiday & Man Skills & Patriotism & Recipes & Survival & Thanksgiving on November 26th 2014 0 Comments Smoking a Turkey on a Charcoal Grill

“Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds.” – Theodore Roosevelt, U.S. President, 1858-1919

I have to say, while I enjoy turkey in …

Convict Chili Recipe

Posted in - Movies & Recipes on July 19th 2014 0 Comments

I watched Labor Day the other night and Frank, an escaped convict played by Josh Brolin, cooked up a pretty awesome chili. (A good coming-of-age movie, by the way, highlighting the importance of fathers.) Here is my take on his recipe which I have dubbed Convict Chili.

Supplies: …

How to Cook Bacon…Shirtless

Posted in - Knowledge & Man Skills & Recipes & Survival on July 14th 2014 3 Comments retro vintage Main with Bacon on the Grill

“Bacon’s not the only thing that’s cured by hanging from a string.” – Hugh Kingsmill, English Writer, 1889 – 1949

The other day a young, up-and-coming man asked me for the answer to one of life’s great mysteries: How does one cook bacon without a shirt? For anonymity sake we’ll …

How to Grill Corn in the Husk

Posted in - Grilling & Man Skills & Recipes on July 3rd 2014 0 Comments

Nearly every food we eat in America came from another country (not that we’re complaining). Corn, however, is truly an American original. Here is a quick guide to grilling corn in the husk.

How to Grill Corn on the Cob in the Husk

What you’ll need:

Lots of fresh, sweet …

Gluten and Men’s Health: Part 4 – The Super Tasty, Blog Worthy, Gluten Free Bread Recipe

Posted in - Health & Recipes on June 9th 2014 1 Comments Gluten Free Sliced Bread with Butter and Honey Pot

So, you’ve found out that you are gluten sensitive and now the only thing you think you can eat and be happy is a bullet, right? Let’s face it, life is going to change. Thanksgiving will never be the same…ever. In fact, most holidays, potlucks, get-together’s and probably breakfast, lunch and dinner, are never …