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Tommy's Best Dad's Day Burger Secret...
If you're a Dad, you've (hopefully) been asked, "What do you want to eat on Father's Day?". I want to grill up these burgers, inspired by one our favorite Food Network chefs, the late Carl Ruiz. These are so insanely tasty, they've become part of the regular rotation.
Tommy C's Best Tex-Mex Party Snack Ever!
Another "Lost and Found" pearl from the bottomless 3x5 cardholder. This one, though, was on a folded up piece of paper, clearly (and poorly) torn out from your basic school notebook. Handwritten printing, not cursive, in extremely faded light blue ink. We think it came from a friend of a f…
Another Tommy C Recipe From "The Twilight Zone"...
We're still sorting out the "box from Hell" and all of the (literally) hundreds of recipes that have accumulated over the last 40 years. An overdue project, yes, but the fun part still is discovering various index cards and crumpled paperwork and not having any idea whatsoever as to w…
Corn Husking Hack
The tradition of husking corn outside has been passed down from my father, from his father before him, from the father before that and so on and so forth. After generations of meticulously trying to get the silk off the cob and then suffering a boiling pot of water in the summer heat to cook it, I k…
How to Ripen an Avocado in Minutes! Guac Anytime!
My family has become avocado crazy since I learned how to make my nearly famous Roasted Corn Salsa, (recipe for another time...), and Mark introduced the rest of us to a childhood favorite of his, avocado toast. The problem is finding ripe avocados...

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