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Meat Lovers Savory Pie

By | November 4th, 2018|Categories: WayneBites|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Hearty Chicken Pie

By | October 22nd, 2018|Categories: WayneBites|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

Kentucky Mule

By | September 28th, 2018|Categories: WayneBites|

A friend gave me a bottle of Knob Creek recently and being as it's after Labor Day and time for dark liquor drinks, I had to make a Kentucky Mule. The ingredients are pretty basic, [...]

Pressure Cooker Apple Pumpkin Soup

By | September 26th, 2018|Categories: WayneBites|

I wanted to add a little more depth to my traditional pumpkin soup, so I’ve created a new version that includes apples, leeks, jalapeños, and a combination of spices, including cumin, cinnamon and nutmeg.  The [...]

Refrigerator Pickles 2018

By | August 25th, 2018|Categories: WayneBites|

Refrigerator Pickles Giving exact measure with ingredients is difficult because of how you cut and pack the pickles in a jar. If you cut the cucumbers into spears, then you can get more in than [...]

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

By | April 29th, 2018|Categories: WayneBites|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]