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Meat Lovers Savory Pie

By | November 4th, 2018|WayneBites|

Meat Lovers Pie makes a 9” pie that’ll server 6-8 Ingredients 2 Pie Crusts (recipe below) 1 lb Beef, cut into small 1/2” pieces (I used shoulder chuck) 1 lb Mild Italian Sausage 5 slices Bacon, finely chopped 1 med Onion, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups) 1 med Yellow Squash, split lengthwise and then thinly [...]

Hearty Chicken Pie

By | October 22nd, 2018|WayneBites|

Some days you just wake up with a craving.  Today, mine was for chicken pie.  I grew up on those individual frozen pot pies as a kid.  And, even though they were processed within an inch of their life, I really liked them.  So, the love of pot pies has been with me for a [...]

Simon’s Salmon Pasta With Arugula, Tomatoes, Capers And Pine Nuts

By | April 29th, 2018|WayneBites|

My friend Saran and I have known each other for over 10 years since our NBC Chicago days. She's awesome. Recently, she posted this dish that her husband Simon made.  It was this salmon dish with pasta, arugula, capers, grape tomatoes, and pine nuts in a lemony vinaigrette. It looked so good, I asked her [...]

The Fallen Halo Cocktail

By | April 18th, 2018|WayneBites|

Halos Mandarins are sweet, juicy, and seedless little tastes of goodness. I recently purchased a bag of them on sale and decided to have a little fun creating a cocktail centered around their mandarin orange flavor. I first tried juicing them the traditional way by slicing them and squeezing. But, then I realized if I [...]

Low Carb Cauliflower Cloud Bread

By | April 14th, 2018|WayneBites|

I’ve been experimenting with low carb recipes for a long time. I made my version of cauliflower pizza crust over a year ago and still enjoy making it. Recently, I took a look at the many recipes for “Cloud Bread” or “Oopsie Bread”. These recipes use a combination of whipped egg whites folded into an [...]

Ham Stir Fry With Broccoli, Carrots, Snap Peas, And Red Peppers

By | April 6th, 2018|WayneBites|

I’m continuing my recipe series that I call, A Man, A Ham, & A Plan. I bought a 5 1/2lb thin cut carver ham and I wanted to see how many dishes I could create with it. I was able to make 6 different dishes, each serving at least four. This fifth dish is a [...]

Croque-Monsieur

By | April 6th, 2018|WayneBites|

I’m continuing my recipe series that I call, A Man, A Ham, & A Plan. I bought a 5 1/2lb thin cut carver ham and I wanted to see how many dishes I could create with it. I was able to make 6 different dishes, each serving at least four. This sixth and last dish [...]

Ham Spread with Cream Cheese, Dill, Thyme & Dijon

By | April 5th, 2018|WayneBites|

My recipe series, “A Man, A Ham, & A Plan”, continues. I bought a 5 1/2lb thin cut carver ham and I wanted to see how many dishes I could create with it. I was able to make 6 different dishes, each serving at least four. This fourth dish is a creamy ham spread with [...]

Farfalle in a Cream Sauce with a Ham, Mushroom, and Peas

By | April 4th, 2018|WayneBites|

My recipe series, “A Man, A Ham, & A Plan”, continues. I bought a 5 1/2lb thin cut carver ham and I wanted to see how many dishes I could create with it. I was able to make 6 different dishes, each serving at least four. This third dish is a creamy farfalle pasta with [...]

Ham Salad with Honey Dew and Baby Arugula

By | April 3rd, 2018|WayneBites|

I’m working on a recipe series that I call, A Man, A Ham, & A Plan. I bought a 5 1/2lb thin cut carver ham and I wanted to see how many dishes I could create with it. I was able to make 6 different dishes, each serving at least four. This second dish ham [...]