Random Recipes that Don't Require Reading a Whole Story to Figure out the Recipe/Ingredients


  1. Poke holes in brisket and stick sliced garlic in the holes
  2. Mix soup mix, wine, and water, cover brisket
  3. Cook in oven at 450 for 2 hours (gramps style) or cook in slow cooker on low for 8-10 hours (my style)
  4. Let it rest, slice off fat, slice up and eat

Assorted Roasted Vegetables

  1. Cut up vegetable(s) of choice into chunks
  2. Drizzle with olive oil and seasoning
  3. Place on baking sheet covered with tin foil
  4. Cook at *** for 20-30 minutes, checking and turning every 10ish minutes to make sure the pieces don't stick or burn

Butternut Squash Halves

  1. Rinse/scrub squash in case you are going to eat the skin
  2. Microwave for 2-5 minutes (makes it easier to cut)
  3. Slice in half lengthwise, scoop out seeds/goop
  4. Coat cut side with oil, place cut side down on baking sheet covered in tin foil
  5. Cook at 400 for 40-50 minutes
  6. Slice up and season however you most desire

Salmon pineapple tacos

  1. Optional: place salmon skin side up uncovered in fridge for 30-60 minutes to help dry out the skin
  2. Heat skillet on medium high heat
  3. Season salmon skin
  4. Place salmon skin side down in the skillet, cook for ~4min, season top side while cooking
  5. Flip over, cook for 1-2min with heat off
  6. Cook pineapple chunks in same pan, either with or without salmon
  7. Taco time!

Cast Iron Skillet Steak

  1. Have steak out at room temperature, rub with olive oil and seasoning
  2. Put skillet in oven on broil on top rack to heat up
  3. Once almost ready, put skillet on stove on high heat, put olive oil in skillet
  4. Put steak in skillet, 30 seconds on each side
  5. Put skillet and steak in oven, 2 minutes on each side
  6. Take out of oven and let rest for 5ish minutes


These weird looking tubers have a nutty flavor, highly recommend.

  1. Preheat oven to 425
  2. Slice sunchokes, mix with olive oil, seasoning
  3. Cook for 20-25min, turning once in the middle
  4. Season afterwards with thyme or rosemary

Uncle Rich's Challah

  1. Combine water, yeast, and sugar, let sit for 15 minutes
  2. In a separate bowel combine honey, oil, and 2 of the eggs, then pour into yeast mixture
  3. Gradually mix in flour, salt, garlic, and rosemary
  4. Place dough onto a well-floured surface and knead for 5 minutes and until no longer sticky (should bounce back quickly
  5. Place dough in a bowl and coat with oil (vegetable or olive) and cover the bowl with a towel, let sit in warm area for 90 minutes
  6. Divide into two balls, separate each ball into 3 ropes and braid each challah (makes two challahs total), place onto baking sheet
  7. Brush challah with egg wash using 3rd egg
  8. Optional: can sprinkle more garlic and rosemary on top
  9. Bake at 350 for ~15-20 minutes, turn pan 180 once
  10. Eat! Delish.

Miso Black Radishes

  1. Heat oven to 400
  2. Slice radish in 1/2 inch thick slices, peeling optional
  3. Mix other ingredients in a bowl, then mix in radish slices
  4. Place on baking sheet, cook for 15 minutes, then flip and cook for 15 minutes more

Brined Pork Chops

Make sure your pork chops turn out perfectly moist!

  1. Heat water to dissolve salt and sugar, also add pepper and garlic
  2. Let water cool, then add pork chops (otherwise they can get cooked!)
  3. Let sit for at least 2hrs, no more than 4hrs
  4. Cook per your preferred method (oven, stove, grill)

Slow cooker chili

  1. Put ingredients in slow cooker in whatever order you desire
  2. Cook for 8hrs on low heat

Flourless Chocolate Cake

I got this off the King Arthur website, this is my twist

  1. Heat 1 cup chocolate chips and butter in bowl in the microwave or on stove, save the 2nd cup for the topping
  2. Add salt, sugar, vanilla, then add eggs, then add cocoa powder
  3. Bake in greased cake pan for 25 minutes at 375
  4. Take out of pan if desired (I just leave in pan)
  5. Heat 2nd cup chocolate chips and cream (substitute) on stove until combined, pour over cake
  6. Place raspberries over top of cake, can also consider putting inside cake (same for pomegranate seeds), but I think it changes the texture personally so I prefer on top
  7. Let the topping set either sitting out or in fridge/freezer