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Bacon Fig Breakfast Sandwich 2

Bacon Fig Breakfast Sandwich, and how to deal with that unwanted Holiday Weight Gain Holiday Weight Gain. When I say it happens to all of us, trust me. It happens to all of us. Here’s my most recent story. 2 years ago, I was fresh into my new body. Relative to […]

Close the sandwich, serve with something tasty on the side.

Stir thoroughly.

Slow-Cooker Cranberry Ginger Chicken 4

Slow-Cooker Cranberry Ginger Chicken What a roller-coaster life has been for me these past few weeks! Months, even… Everything has been amazingly good, but equally taxing! There are some stories to tell you, but I’ll have to get to the slowly. Right now, I feel like my writing to you […]


Pork Fingers 6

  Pork Fingers I like finger food as much as the next guy. Really, I do. Finger food is probably featured in at least one meal per day. Every day. It’s just incredibly satisfying to eat a meal with my fingers. So, I have a huge amount of respect for […]

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Bacon Wrapped Beef Tenderloin 3

  Bacon Wrapped Beef Tenderloin I am gearing up for hosting a party this coming weekend. It will be my first housewarming party hosted in my own home. In fact, it will be the first time I have ever hosted a party in my own home. Anywhere. Ever. This is a […]


Burgers and Golden Beet Salad 1

Burgers and Salad That’s it. I’m back. More on that in future posts. Goodness I am tired. I tried to stay up late to finish writing this last night but I couldn’t make myself do it. I tried. I couldn’t. Life tends to get in the way, sometimes, of the […]

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FigBeefPicadillo

Fig Beef Picadillo 3

Fig Beef Picadillo What a night! Have you ever stayed up WAAYYY too late doing something useless? I know you have. Obviously I have too. It’s funny, because I used to be the guy who thought that all of that staying up late business was just silliness. “What’s the point, if […]


Micro Greens Chicken Salad 2

UPC’s Micro Greens Chicken Salad It’s been quite a while since I’ve written a post. For that I apologize. I’ve lost a bit of my “mojo” recently. Part of that is because I’ve just got too much on my plate in the real world. Of course, I simply need to […]

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Slow Cooked Rib Eye Steak 9

UPC’s Slow Cooked Rib Eye Steak and Veggies Spring has been teasing us here in the NYC area. It’s playing hide-and-go-seek, or some version. It’s like it shows just enough of itself to get us to be excited, get up, and start chasing it; but it’s a much better runner […]

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Green Olive Tuna Tartar 12

UPC’s Green Olive Tuna Tartar I LOVE Tuna Tartar. Believe it or not, I love a best-of Tuna Tartar even more than a real top-quality steak tartar! Fortunately for us, we usually don’t have to ask “which one is better,” since there are so few restaurants actually serving both Tuna […]