Apr 042011
 
Easy onion rings.  A simple fix

Have you ever tried to do something that you knew just had to be simple, but you are never quite able to get it right? That’s how I was about onion rings. Every greasy spoon diner and fast food joint in the world seems to find onion rings easy to make.

Not me. I always wound up with a mess I would have a pile of cooked, limp pieces of onion, and another pile of nicely browned, crisp batter that was supposed to be encasing the onion, but wasn’t.

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Mar 242011
 
BubbaRoberto’s Mexican Lasagna

This wonderfully quick and easy rib-stickin’ dish is a one pot (or on piece of cookware) meal that could more accurately be called a BubbaRoberto’s Enchilada Casserole…but I love lasagna, and since a prime flavor in it is oregano I’ve given it an Italian name.

Redneck Italian. There IS the whole “BubbaRoberto” (actually BubbaBob) thing ya’ know…

Anyway, call it what you want, and give it whatever ethnicity origin that floats your boat…this is just about as easy as a meal gets, and it’s good and filling. And cheap eats.

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Jan 302011
 

OK, OK… I know y’all are gonna give me a hard time about the name of the sauce, ”BubbaBob’s super simple white wine and mushroom sauce”. I’m sorry, but I just liked the juxtaposition of “Bubba ” Bob and white wine sauce.

The “hillbilly meets cosmopolitan” aspect just tickles my funny bone.

Anyway, whether you’re a country hick like me, or citified and cosmopolitan like Irish, my attractive, red-headed, 6 foot tall friend from the city, this is a sauce that, with a few tweaks here and there, will turn an ordinary chicken, pork, or beef dish into something special.

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