This here is my mom. She’s a fan­tas­tic cook and she taught me an awful lot too.

(Mom is the one over on the right.)

Chateaubriand

Take it from Sam Elliott and Han­ni­bal Lecter: You can’t go wrong with chateaubriand.

Peg Leg Mary’s Breakfast Cass-Arr-ole

Take my advice and make way too much of this break­fast! It’s one of those dish­es that tastes even bet­ter warmed up in the microwave over the next few days.

Labor of Love Ragu

This sauce is a lot of work. It’s more than worth it.

Cheesy Penne, Bacon and Broccoli

Pas­ta, cheese and bacon: Enough noms that you can for­give broc­col­i’s presence.

Chocolate Layered Delight

All the choco­late in this makes Willy Won­ka green with envy.

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Recipes list ingre­di­ents in order of impor­tance. Notice how choco­late is list­ed before oat­meal. ‘Nuff said.

Sweet Sausage Rolls

Hel­lo, Jim­my Dean. Let’s play a game.

Swedish Cream

The most amaz­ing dessert you’ve ever tast­ed, or my name isn’t Svårgên Lüte­fîsk Løki Vîn Ümlaut Du Köm­mer Att Assim­i­l­eras of Børg!

Mouth Orgasm Cheesecake

Warn­ing: Don’t take this cheese­cake to work unless you want a huge sex­u­al harass­ment lawsuit.

Suthin’ Braid Puddin’

Nevah git between a suthin’ gen­tle­man and his braid pud­din’. ‘Spe­cial­ly if’n it’s gots PEE-cans in it!