Entrance Makeover 

Entrance Makeover 
I’m a big fan of a lot of home decorating blogs. I like when they do a room makeover and there’s lots of before and after pictures. Those are always pretty fun. So I thought why not give it a try. I’m already doing a lot of DIY projects. Why not pick a spot in ...

How To Make Homemade Tomato Sauce

How To Make Homemade Tomato Sauce
When you’re an Italian and your name is Anthony and you’re living in New Jersey, it’s a given that you should know how to make tomato sauce from scratch. So here’s my recipe for how to make homemade tomato sauce. It’s a shame about the whole carbs are bad thing diet kick that everyone is ...

Widening a Doorway Quickly – The New Fridge That Didn’t Fit

Widening a Doorway Quickly - The New Fridge That Didn't Fit
Delivery will be on Thursday sometime between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm. That’s what we were told when we purchased our new Samsung French Door refrigerator at Best Buy.  But let’s just say there were some complications. Our old refrigerator was white and our stove, microwave and dishwasher are stainless steel. That’s what happens when ...

Smoking a Small Brisket

Smoking a Small Brisket
Ever since I got the Char Broil Big Easy Smoker, I’ve been wanting to smoke a brisket. Well I finally did it. I didn’t buy a huge brisket and spend a lot of money. No this was a very small one so that in case I messed it up, it wouldn’t be a waste of ...

Brisket Dry Rub Recipe

Brisket Dry Rub Recipe
In my quest to learn how to smoke meats, I have finally tried my hand at smoking a brisket. But today’s post is not about actually smoking the brisket, it’s about the prep work. I needed to find a good brisket dry rub recipe to get my brisket ready for the smoker.

Monte Cristo Panini

Monte Cristo Panini
The Monte Cristo is another great sandwich recipe that you can easily convert into a panini.  I used to love ordering a Monte Cristo as a late night snack at my local diner.  The combination of the sweet French Toast style bread and saltiness of the Ham and Swiss Cheese is great at any time ...