Russell Shankland

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Start the day like Nordic god with breakfast charcuterie

We recently ate brunch at a local restaurant which serves what it calls Scandinavian comfort food. We loved it. The breakfast charcuterie really …

This summer Cobb salad is a grand slam

We’ve been working a lot. Yes, we do have a day job, and no, it is not this blog. Our hectic schedule has forced our loving wife to pull more than …

Airfryer Seasoned French Fries are a worthy impersonation

Our significant other gifted us with an airfryer for Christmas. She knows that we dig kitchen gadgets. Like really dig kitchen gadgets. Like have an …

Not-Your-Father's Taco Salad

We launched this website about four years ago. At the time, we were single gentlemen about town. In the interim, we met a wonderful woman, with whom …

STOCKHOLM Ottoman from IKEA: Our feet finally have somewhere to go

For years, we’ve lusted after this STOCKHOLM Ottoman from IKEA, and last weekend, we splurged on it. Why now? Because we deserved it, gosh darn it–at …

This Moroccan Rotisserie Chicken tickled our palates with delight

When we’re hungry and crunched for time, we sometimes pick up a rotisserie chicken from the local grocery store. It makes a serviceable meal. A …

Breaded Pork Chops Sous Vide with Tangy Mushroom Sauce

On a visit to the casual patio of our favored fine-dining restaurant, we eavesdropped on a conversation between the chef and a patron. The chef …

Dark Meat Chicken Noodle Soup in the Instant Pot

Our significant other fell sick with a sinus infection. She felt terrible. We will spare you the specifics, but she was confined to bed for a couple …

Pressure Cooker Chicken Breast and Broccoli Pasta: Healthy, probably, maybe, could be

Sometimes, we query, “What shall we make for dinner?” and we just know. Other times, that question consumes our evening as we scour cookbooks, …

Get Festive: Shredded Chicken Tacos Using an Instant Pot

We almost ruined tacos. By we, we don’t refer directly to G@H. We mean society. Society almost ruined tacos. By tacos, we don’t refer directly to the …

Crispy skin is key: Chicken Thighs, Pressure Cooked and Broiled

During the winter, our significant other spends the workweek out of town. That leaves us home alone, getting into all types of domestic mischief but …

It needn’t be Thanksgiving to eat a turkey breast and gravy sandwich

We love Thanksgiving. It ranks as our second favorite holiday behind Independence Day, which has the added advantage of fireworks. For us, the best …

Chicken Sausage and Cheese Tortellini Soup

Soup warms the soul. It’s perfect for a frigid winter night or a crisp autumn afternoon. We don’t mind it in the spring either. But you’d be a damn …

Turkey Sausage Sweet Potato Spinach Soup Will Warm You

Where we sit as we write this article, the calendar reads January. A chill permeates the air. The skies look dull and dreary. The day darkens too …

Italian Macaroni and Cheese in the Pressure Cooker

We found ourselves home alone. That spells trouble. Well, at our age, trouble carries different connotations. It means that we’re going to try a …

Hungarian Pork Paprikash: a meal you'll think about for at least a decade

In 2006, we enjoyed a memorable dinner at a Hungarian restaurant, Bella Muzica, in Brasov, Romania. Brasov is an enchanting place. It sits in the …

Turkey Buffalo Gameday Chili

Autumn happened. Quickly. Like overnight. The weather, which was just hot, has chilled. The leaves have changed. Football fills our weekends. We need …