Sausage Making – How To

There is nothing more satisfying than learning how the sausage is made, and made well.  Pork sausage is easy to make and has endless varieties depending on your taste and the occasion for making.  Homemade sausages are not that difficult to make, taste 100 times better than store bought, and have better ingredients in them…

Jamon Iberico De Belotta – Pata Negra

Since the times of the Spanish Inquisition ham has become an important part of the Spanish culture and represents a lot more than food for Spaniards! After 400 years they got pretty competitive at growing and curing these big, black pigs mastering the art of creating Pate Negra.  Ham is so polular the Spanish dedicate…

Chicken Jalapeno Poppers – Recipe

Summer is here and that means grilling! Poppers make perfect snacks, can be made ahead of time, and are easy to reheat later in the week. You can grill, bake or air-fry these as you like, here is how I do it; 6 Jalapenos halved – spoon out the seeds 2 Chicken thighs or breast…

Tapas – Chorizo Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Madrid makes some mean Tapas and one of the best are the mushrooms stuffed with chorizo, lemon, parsley and garlic. Super easy and tasty for a tapas party. This recipe is inspired by the best, Meson del Champinion in Madrid. 1 pint button mushrooms – washed, caps removed, reserved, and chopped 1 link of hot chorizo –…

Bavarian Sauerkraut

This dish is a German staple and goes with everything you could imagine, especially if its a potato or sausage.  Bavarian sauerkraut may sound like a complex dish but with a handful of cabinet staples and a few minutes time you can whip up a batch for the gang and eat like a baron.  Its…