Blogs by Category: Food

Nick's Picks: BBQ Baby Back Ribs

05.27.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

The grill is dusted off and ready to fire up! Let's get cooking!!   1 side Baby Back Pork Ribs 1 cup brown sugar 1 tsp chili powder 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp cayenne (if desired)  1/4 tsp garlic   BBQ ...

Nick's Picks: Fire Roasted Tomatoes

05.20.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

Light your grill only on one half. Heat on high. Core the tomatoes, for best results use beefsteak tomatoes. Rub tomatoes with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. For an extra twist, stuff tomatoes with roasted garlic or fresh mozzarella ...

Nick's Picks: Pinapple Salsa

05.13.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

A sweet addition to your salsa repertoire! 1 Large ripe pineapple 1/2 a medium red onion diced 1 red pepper diced 2 Tbsp fresh parsley (or cilantro!) 1 Tbsp Honey   Remove rind and core from the pineapple. Roast or grill until the outside is ...

Audrey's Desserts First: Apple Pie Nachos

05.06.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[0]

Apple Pie Nachos(from www.thrillist.com) 1/3 cup granulated sugar1/4 cup apple pie spice1/2 teaspoon sea salt5 (8-inch) soft flour tortillas1 stick unsalted butter, melted1 (21-ounce) can apple pie filling1/2 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese1/4 ...

Nick's Picks: Waffle Iron Carrot Cake

04.29.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

A delicious and beautiful dessert prepared in your very own waffle iron! The Batter 2 Cups Sugar 4 Eggs 1 Cup Oil 2 tsp Vanilla 2 Cups Flour 2 tsp Baking Soda 1 tsp Salt 2 tsp Cinnamon 2 Cups Shredded Carrots   The Frosting 1 Stick of ...

Nick's Picks: Waffle Iron Pizza!!

04.22.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

Yearning for Pizza!? Don't want to order out!? Make a waffle pizza!     Ingredients Fresh pizza dough Pizza sauce Cheese Your favorite toppings     Directions Heat your waffle iron. Place dough into individual waffle shapes. ...

Nick's Picks: Waffle Iron Biscuits and Gravy

04.15.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[2]

  Comfort food made easy! Remember that waffle iron you use once or twice a year? Dust it off and get cooking!   The Gravy...   1 Pound Ground Sausage 1 Tsp Poultry Seasoning 1/2 Stick of Butter 1/2 Cup Flour 3 Cups Cold ...

Audrey's Desserts First: Chocolate Flourless Torte with Peanut Butter Topping

04.01.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[1]

Flourless Chocolate Torte with Peanut Butter Mousse Topping     Adapted from two recipes - White Chocolate-Fudge Torte @ Pillsbury.com and  -  Chocolate-Peanut Butter Mousse Cake from an old Southern Living ...

Nick's Picks: Honey Sesame Cod

03.25.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

You can try this with a variety of fish. Salmon comes to mind!! 4-6 Cod Filets 1 Cup Soy Sauce 1/4 Cup Honey 1 Tbsp Dry Ginger 1 tsp Toasted Sesame oil Sesame Seeds   Combine the Soy sauce, honey, ginger and sesame oil in a bowl. ...

Nick's Picks: Black Bean Salad

03.18.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

After our last dinner show, I received many requests for this recipe. Well, here it is!   2 28oz cans black beans (drained, rinsed) 1/2 Green Pepper Diced 1/2 Red Pepper Diced 2 Plum Tomatoes Diced 1/2 Red Onion Diced 1/8 Cup Cider Vinegar 1 ...

Happy Pi Day Recipes

03.13.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[0]

Crustless Spinach Quiche(www.allrecipes.com)Makes 6 servings 1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 onion, chopped1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained5 eggs, beaten3 cups shredded Muenster cheese1/4 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon ground ...

Nick's Picks: Homemade Donuts!

03.11.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

3 1/4 cups cake flour1 cup granulated sugar1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 1/4 cups heavy cream3 large eggs, at room temperature1 tablespoon honey8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, melted, plus 1 ...

Nick's Picks: Audrey's Chocolate Pistachio Cake

03.04.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

Chocolate-Pistachio Cake • 1 box Yellow Cake Mix• 1 package (4 Ounce) Pistachio Instant Pudding Mix• 1/2 cup Orange Juice• 1/2 cup Water• 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil• 4 whole Eggs• 3/4 cups Chocolate Syrup (such As ...

Weird Food Combos

02.26.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[2]

Salami and Peanut ButterIce Cream with Lima BeansHorseradish in Mac and CheeseGravy on Apple PieHabanero Sauce on PopsiclesChocolate Avocado Frosting Wait.  That last one isn't that bad!  Our Morning News Anchor, Sarah Harnisch makes a ...

Nick's Picks: Award Winning Chili

02.25.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[1]

The mother of all chilis! Just the right amount of spicy to win you over   2 Poblano Peppers 2 Jalapeno Peppers 4 Garlic Cloves Olive Oil Salt and Pepper 3 Pounds Ground beef (80/20) 1 Medium/ Large Onion Diced 1 28oz can Whole Peeled ...