Author Archives: Gerard

About Gerard

Fun-loving, well-read foodie.

Hot Sauce Flat Iron Steak with Roquefort Sauce

One of my favorite dishes when I was a kid was my dad’s Steak with Roquefort sauce. This was a traditional dish served in Belguim primarily used to punch up sub-par cuts of meat. Normally, you take a super-lean surloin … Continue reading

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Open-Face Bacon Marsala Burgers

Trust me on this, you need the fresh lemon juice. It makes the dish by brightening up the bacon. Trust me, the bacon gets brighter. OPEN-FACE BACON MARSALA BURGERS

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Chili Sauce Chicken Skewers

Turns out it’s Grill Week here at saladcheese. From sausages to tomatoes to today’s wonderful skewers to the pizzas I’m making tomorrow. I’m even doing grilled cheese sandwiches in a few days. Tonight’s dinner is a nice jaunt into pseudo-Asian … Continue reading

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Garlic Parmesan Grilled Tomatoes

Sometimes the simplest things can make a great side dish. You don’t need elaborate oils, special vegetables, or fancy herbs. This time, less is more. GARLIC PARMESAN GRILLED TOMATOES

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Kielbasa and Monterey Penne

First off, let me just say that Wasilewski Polska Kielbasa is the best sausage I have ever had. When I lived in Cleveland—the land of cased meats and potatoes—for a dozen years, I tried all sort of sausage-y products. There … Continue reading

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Zucchini Gnocchi with Grilled Chicken

So it’s a little while since I’ve posted, but this one was too good to pass up. It has a nice balance of protein, starch, and vegetables. Which sometimes, is the best thing you can ask for in a meal. … Continue reading

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Kielbasa Knoepfla Paprikash

That’s right, folks: I made a dumpling dough from scratch. I’ve seen people do it before but somehow it was just some parlor trick other people do and out pops delicious, delicious noodly goodness. So, here’s my first crack at … Continue reading

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