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Pumpkin Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms

UPC’s Pumpkin Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms I really enjoy pumpkin. I look forward to when it’s in season, because it’s such a savory squash that it can be used in all sorts of delicious ways! When I’m playing with pumpkin, I often do things like “Pumpkin Boats” or soups, stews, stir-fry […]

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UPC’s Basil, Bacon and Caramelized Onion Stuffed Mushrooms Inspiration can come from a lot of different places, for a lot of different things. I love it when inspiration strikes me, and I am most definitely the kind of guy who will pull over to the side of the road to […]


What’s For Lunch? UPC’s Bento-Boxes

UPC’s Salad Bento Boxes I’ve shared pictures of my lunch salads before, but today’s post is somewhat special. My wife and I making a concerted effort to remove unnecessary plastic from our lives. There are a couple of reasons for that, but the biggest one is an attempt to reduce […]

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Roasted Mushroom Pulled Pork – A Weekend Meal Stash!

UPC’s Pulled Pork The weather last night was icky, cool, and wet. Naturally, that made it perfect for me to go out and play in the rain!! And, of course, while I was playing in the rain, I was attempting another one of my “What’s For Dinner?” meals in the […]


What’s For Lunch? Open Faced Steak Sandwich, with Portobello Mushroom Caps

UPC’s Open Faced Steak Sandwich I have been using the Portobello Mushroom Caps for some time as my burger buns in restaurants. I ask for it in almost every restaurant I go to, and when they say yes, I get all excited and often go back! But this past weekend […]

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What’s For Breakfast? Mushroom And Tomato Omelet with Bacon

UPC’s Mushroom And Tomato Omelet with Vermont Smoke And Cure Bacon! I know that some of you have been enjoying my Diet And Workout posts, where I am sharing with you everything I am doing to reach my goals this summer. They’re tough goals, and I am really excited by […]


What’s For Lunch? Return of the Hot & Cold Salad!

UPC’s Hot & Cold Salad: Can a winter favorite become a summer favorite too? Yesterday was a long day for me. I got up early and went to the local track for a hard workout with a bunch of my friends. And as if that workout wasn’t challenging enough on […]

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What’s For Dinner? Slow-Cooked Apple Steak

UPC’s Slow Cooked Apple Steak: A Post-Workout Favorite! What you’ll need: 1 lb frozen Grass-Fed Steak (this cut is a rib-eye; but any cut will do) Spices: Fresh ground pepper and Turmeric 1 medium Organic Apple (this time I used a Fuji) 1/2 large Organic Sweet Potato, home-fry cut 4-6 […]


What’s For Breakfast? Sweet Potato Eggs

As a quick reminder: I was published last week!!! The recipe book that I was published in is a compilation of many of the best of Paleo’s chef-bloggers, and I am honored to be counted as one of their members! I’ve been through the recipes in the book, and likely […]

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Mushroom Tapenade with Caramelized Onions 6

Mushroom Tapenade with Caramelized Onions My wife and I hosted two back to back small-scale parties at our place over the weekend. It was amazing! And cooking for parties is one of the things that I look forward to the most as a chef. Back in the old days, I […]