Recipe – Creme de Menthe Brownies

Creme de Menthe Brownies
Creme de Menthe Brownies


This is a family classic that my mom has been making for years.  I believe it was passed into her possession by my Aunt Linda!

It’s pretty simple (especially if you take my advice and don’t bother cooking the brownies from scratch).  It’s delicious (it has lots of butter and sugar and also has a bit of booze).

Recipe – Unphiladelphia Cheesesteak

Unphiladelphia Cheesesteak
The Unphiladelphia Cheesesteak


Philadelphians love their cheesesteaks!  They get quite passionate about whether or not it should have onions, what kind of cheese, roll, etc.  If I asked for this ridiculous concoction at any of the popular Philadelphia cheesesteak places, I’d be crucified.

Imagine making a cheesesteak with an Americanized Asian chili sauce, a Mexican chipotle meat marinade, fried onions and garlic, some classic Philadelphia chip steak, shredded pepper-jack cheese, and a buttered garlic-bread roll.  Sounds ludicrous?  It is!

Recipe – Fire Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Fire Roasted Tomato Basil Soup
Fire Roasted Tomato Basil Soup


This is a recipe that I originally borrowed from my friend Dan.  This is quite easy to make and the ingredients are fairly inexpensive! It’s always a crowd pleaser!

Seriously, just make this.  And some grilled cheese!

EcoGroup Voice-over Video

I recorded a short voice-over for a company called EcoGroup USA, focused on indoor air quality in the era of this crazy pandemic.

EcoGroup USA Video

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Recipe – Pico de Gallo

Potako Style Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo has undoubtedly been my Covid-19/2020 food. I’ve been making it sometimes several times a week since the initial lockdown in March. I’ve slowly honed the method and ingredients how I like, which I will elucidate in due course. Read on!