Survival Crackers Recipe and History

survival cracker

Doomsday crackers, survival rations, survival crackers, whatever you want to call them, these were created during the Cold War era after extensive research by the federal government. These shelf-stable crackers are somewhat like hardtack crackers on steroids. Making and preserving your own crackers will provide a nutrient-rich and inexpensive food source that can be plucked … Read more

Condensed Milk Coffee – Quick and Easy

condensed milk coffee

The coffee recipe here is based on a style of coffee served in Southeast Asia. Thai coffee and Vietnamese coffee are similar, in that both are sweetened with condensed milk. Thai coffee has a generous amount of cardamom and cinnamon added to the coffee basket, along with almond extract. When I was a boy, I … Read more

Penne and Meatballs Recipe

Penne and Meatballs

This is a recipe for the pressure cooker that is so quick it’s unbelievable, but it will produce a hot, hearty, and delicious meal in about 15 minutes. This recipe is perfect for when you drag in late and hungry and don’t want to spend a bunch if time cooking. The thick penne and the … Read more

Kalua Pork Recipe

kalua pork on plate

Kālua is a traditional Hawaiian style of cooking that involves an imu, which is a type of underground oven. This is the traditional “pig roast” that you see during luau feasts where the pig is placed in the ground and roasted. It has gained great popularity with tourists who visit the area, and you can … Read more

Simplest Homemade Donut Recipe

homemade donuts

Making donuts might seem like a tedious chore that only a real baker could pull off to any degree of deliciousness. While making dough from scratch is one of the few things I can always pull off in the kitchen, it does take a lot more time than most folks have on any given morning. … Read more

Homemade Coffee Chews

Homemade Coffee Chews

These are delicious little nuggets of coffee, fat and protein. Storage & Uses Coffee nuggets will keep in the fridge for about three weeks. They can also be frozen for about 6 months. Each coffee chew contains peanut butter, with 8 grams of heart healthy fat per tablespoon, and about 57 mg of caffeine per … Read more

Delicious Affogato Recipe

affagato coffee

This can be served for dessert, or is good anytime. In the summer, I will get a small cup of soft ice cream, and a small hot coffee. Mix the two together in a large cup, and the results are delicious. Good ice cream or gelato flavors are: Vanilla Chocolate Salted caramel Coffee Brew the … Read more

Traditional Oxtail Soup Recipe

oxtail soup

Oxtail. It sounds fancy, elegant, and difficult to use in everyday cooking – but you couldn’t be further from the truth. Oxtail, simply the culinary name for the tail of cattle (technically the tail of a steer) typically weighs about three pounds and is skinned and cut into short, usable lengths for cooking. Oxtail not … Read more

Coffee with Cognac – Simply Delicious

black coffee with cognac

This is just so good on a cold winter night. Cognac and coffee were made for each other. Suggested Accompaniments What is the difference between Cognac & other types of brandy? Brandy is a liquor, or spirit made from a mash of distilled fruit.. The word brandy is derived from the word Brandywijn, which is … Read more