Browsing Tag: Lodge Cast Iron

The Only Yuletide Log You’ll Need…Oh yea, you can cook on it too.

The Only Yuletide Log You’ll Need…Oh yea, you can cook on it too.

Since a) Murphy is in the house invoking some of his stupid laws at the most inopportune moments, and b) I can be a tad lazy around Christmas Time, we decided to repost this very popular article; and it is sort of applicable. If you try it, be careful, it can get really hot… and way too ...

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Living in the tropics, we have access to great fruit at a terrific price.  We like to take advantage of this and find different ways of using all of these beautiful fruits.  My lovely wife loves to collect cookbooks and reads them as if they were novels.  She came across this pineapple upside ...

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Crazu Burrito

Crazu Burrito

What’s for dinner?  This is a question that one of us asks every day.  Sometimes before breakfast!  Having found some Monterey Jack and Pepper Jack cheese in San Jose, I had a hankering for some beef burritos.   This is not a set recipe but sure was good.  Substitute what you like and the ...

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Whole Fried Red Snapper

Whole Fried Red Snapper

One thing that always amazes me is that the very few times (once every 3 years) that we go out to eat at a sea food restaurant is what people order.  For our family, we usually go after the langosta (lobster) or Jumbo shrimp (they are huge!). But since we are right on the Pacific coast a lot of ...

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Steak Fajitas

Steak Fajitas

Since moving to Costa Rica almost fifteen years ago our diet has pretty much stayed the same as when we lived on the East coast of the United States.  However, now we get to experience foods of a Latino culture that was not, all those years ago, readily available to us such as Pico de Gallo and ...

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Bacon Cheeseburger Wrap

Bacon Cheeseburger Wrap

Everyone loves bacon cheeseburgers right?  Well, we wanted to do our take on the classic.  First we thought about bacon cheeseburger subs but seeing that we didn’t have sub rolls we had to improvise.  Quick search of the cabinets and we found our answer; large flour tortillas. Whether you are ...

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Italian Meatballs

Italian Meatballs

When I was just a little kid, kitchen table chair pushed up to the front of the stove, I’m pretty sure my first learned entrees (defined as not opening a can) to cook were an egg sandwich and then a fried sweet Lebanon baloney sandwich (hey, don’t mock it if you haven’t tried it: delicious), ...

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Hamburger Bar B Q

Hamburger Bar B Q

Can you tell its summer down here in good ole Costa Rica by the last month or two recipes Crazu posted; summer time fare.  In addition to the recipes listed, my lovely wife has also been making summer pasta salads, coleslaws, and dips.  Hamburger Bar B Q is not necessarily a summer time dish, ...

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