Book-drawing moves to Thursday — and Deep Dish pizza

   February 28, 2013 1:14 pm

First things first: I’m looking for people to vote for their favorite local pizzeria with a survey box on GoErie. Just tell us your favorite pizza and what you like about it at http://www.goerie.com/pizza-survey/. It’s It’ll take you about 1 minute, and the more people we get to fill it out, the better our results…

Easy, cheesy Enchilada Casserole

   February 25, 2013 12:45 pm

OK, I have two reservations about this Enchilada Casserole from www.Parents.com: First, it’s designed for a slow cooker, and takes 2 to 2 1/2 hours to make. That’s pretty awkward for most of the dinner times in my life. Too long to cook after work, not long enough to cook during work. My other reservation…

Oscar party take along: Live a life of pie

   February 22, 2013 1:43 pm

Anyone looking for a delightful dish to your next party — especially an Oscar party — look here. Impossibly Easy Salted Caramel Apple Mini Pies will win you oohs and aahs, starting with yourself on account of the fact that when you make them, you’ll feel like a genius. They’d be perfect for the Oscar…

Book-drawing Wednesday — and Pan de Huevo

   February 20, 2013 2:08 pm

Thanks to everyone who entered the drawing for “Breakfast for Dinner,” by Lindsay Landis & Taylor Hackbarth. The winner is Diane Wisinski. I’ll pop it in the mail today. If you are not Diane Wisinski, you are eligible to enter the drawing for “Flavors of Belize: The Cookbook,” a focus on its “ancient history, diverse…

‘Fiery’ macaroni and cheese looks irresistible

   February 19, 2013 1:03 pm

For those who think macaroni and cheese is just what we feed the kids when we eat adult food, think about this. While Food Network Chef George Duran, host of TLC’s “The Ultimate Cake Off,” recently hawked a caldero pan on HSN that does, actually look pretty cool he offered an irresistable recipe that might…

Book-drawing Thursday, and simple truffles for V-Day

   February 14, 2013 9:44 am

Thanks to everyone who entered the drawing for “Cloe’s Vegan Desserts,” by Chloe Coscarelli. The winner is Linda Towle. I’ll pop it in the mail today. If you are not Linda Towle, you are eligible to enter the drawing for Breakfast for Dinner, by Lindsay Landis and Taylor Hackbarth. The book features fritattas, Huevos Rancheros,…

Happy Mardi Gras and beyond: Double Chocolate Chip Pancakes

   February 12, 2013 1:42 pm

First off, no these don’t have any nutritional value at all, unless you’re part of the 1 percent of the American population trying to gain weight, which would include my underweight son. The kid won’t eat much, but pancakes and chocolate are right up his alley. He had a friend over last weekend and I…

Book-drawing Thursday and hot fudge cake

   February 7, 2013 3:04 pm

Thanks to everyone who wrote in for the drawing of “500 Paleo Recipes,” by Dana Carpender. The winner is Theresa Perry. I’ll pop it in the mail today. If you are not Theresa Perry, you are eligible to enter the drawing for “Chloe’s Vegan Desserts,” by Chloe Coscarelli, winner of Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars.” Every…

A leg up — and Chicken in Dill Mustard Sauce

   February 4, 2013 2:38 pm

Some people like Beyonce’s legs. Other people like the leg lamp in “The Christmas Story.” My infatuation with chicken legs grows deeper with every meal. This recipe, for Chicken in Dill Mustard Sauce caught my eye, and dragged it. I’m still learning where and how to find chicken pieces that aren’t boneless, skinless breasts, which…

Hey, super Super Bowl stats

   February 1, 2013 4:25 pm

I know I already posted today, but I just got this in and I have to use it now or never! If you watch the Super Bowl, or any championship game in sports for that matter, you’ll notice that nearly every play is the first time something has ever happened in the Super Bowl: Lowest…