Follow along as I visit many of the small, independently-owned bakeries across this wonderful country of ours.

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Been There, Eaten There, I’ll Be Back

When my wife and I travel, we look for the Mom & Pop restaurants. We enjoy seeing new dishes and old favorites done well.




Take a look back at my full catalog of recipes, from breakfast to dinner and everything in between!

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Have You Been Here

HEY! COME SHARE WITH US! On your travels with friends and/or family or just out by yourself, have you ever visited a store, museum, an attraction, motel, park, restaurant, planned or unplanned that just was outstanding. One of those places that you couldn’t wait to tell someone about. Well this is your chance.

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Rub It On - Rub It On

Rub it On – Rub it On

“Rub it On – Rub it On” dry rub is a combination of 9 herbs and spices, along with the right combination of salt and granulated brown sugar. Originally created for pork ribs, the rub was tweaked to be used for most varieties of meats, potatoes and rice dishes. Give it a try on burgers, it brings out the great taste of the beef. Has been tried on wild games with great success. Make your next dirty rice with this rub as the seasoning. Be creative, let your imagination be the limit! No MSG or Fillers.

Comes in a 7 oz bottle.

$5.99 per jar + $3.00 shipping per jar (US only)

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8-inch Stainless Steel French Knife

This french knife is widely used in the food service industry. Can be used for general cutting of vegetables, fruit, meats, etc. A must-have in any kitchen. Stain-free, high-carbon steel blade and textured, polypropylene handle. NSF certified. FREE SHIPPING (USA only).


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Uncle Jesse’s Quick Drop Hushpuppy Dispenser

For perfect hushpuppies every time,  try “Uncle Jesse’s Quick Drop” Hushpuppy Dispenser. Each hushpuppy will be the same uniform size and shape with this handy tool. Use the “Quick Drop” at home, church or at your next fish fry. FREE SHIPPING (USA only).



Microplane® Zester/Grater, Long Handle

When you want to zest citrus for any dish or grate medium-hard and hard cheeses with ease, this is the tool for you. This is a must-have tool for all kitchens. 8″ stainless steel blade, 4 3/4″ black handle, cover included, dishwasher safe. FREE SHIPPING (USA only).



Offset Scalloped 8-inch Bread Knife

This is a great bread knife, never needs sharpening. Also can be used for general cutting of vegetables, fruits and cooked meats. A must-have in any kitchen. Stain-free, high-carbon steel blade and textured, polypropylene handle. NSF certified. FREE SHIPPING (USA only).


Beef'n-Up Your Dinner Plate

BEEF’n Up Your Dinner Plate

Unlocking the mystery of the beef counter. Learn the simple techniques of cooking tender and delicious beef every time!

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