Thanksgiving is almost here, and I couldn’t be more excited! This year, my wife and I are just staying home and enjoying a little staycation. But that won’t stop me from making a Turkey Day feast that could easily feed 6-8 people! I mean, you can’t really make a half-turkey very easily. Then there are […]
I love a good sandwich. You know, the kind made with fresh homemade bread and loaded with meats and all sorts of toppings. The kind that is almost too hard to eat because of all the goodness that is loaded onto it. My mouth is watering just thinking about it! I love to bake bread, so […]
I’ve really been loving this soft pretzel/pretzel bun craze lately. And now that the weather is getting cooler, I crave hot sandwiches pretty much every day for lunch…and sometimes dinner, too! So when Hidden Valley Ranch asked me to create a sandwich idea using their new Sandwich Spreads & Dips, it didn’t take me long to figure out what […]
Like much of the country, we’ve been suffering through a crazy heat wave for the past week or so. At one point, the thermometer in my car read over 100 degrees, and for upstate New York…that’s hot. Really hot. I’m from the South, so I understand hot days (although it’s amazing how fast you forget […]
Grilled cheese sandwiches are absolutely one of my top 5 comfort foods. Grilled cheese + tomato soup on a cold winter’s day? Yes, please. Grilled cheese + chopped salad on a warm summer afternoon? Of course! Grilled cheese sandwiches are truly one of the greatest (and easiest) culinary treats out there. They remind me of […]
I love playing in the kitchen! I guess that’s a pretty obvious comment given that I run this food blog, but it’s true. Nothing makes me happier than a weekend spent cooking in the kitchen with a basketball or football game on in the background. I’m one of those weird guys who enjoys pulling out […]
The Mardi Gras celebration continues here at Spiced! Today’s feature is the muffaletta, a sandwich which has attracted a cult following in the city of New Orleans. So go make a muffaletta this weekend and toast the Mardi Gras season!