Trailer Trash Recipes

Classic Black Beans & Rice

June 21, 2013

Classic Black Beans & Rice Everyone needs a few easy weekend night meals to pull out of their hat.  Here is a wonderful Classic Black Beans & Rice recipe that is truly a faithful friend.  If you want to add meat then either add chicken or fish.  Shrimp is a...

Spicy Onion Rings

June 15, 2013

Spicy Onion Rings In preparing the onion rings maintain the oil at 350º F during cooking.  If the temperature drops below 350º then the onion rings take longer to cook and tend to absorb too much oil.  Plus they don’t get crisp like they should.  Try and prepare the steak...

Hot Hot Wings

January 16, 2013

Hot Hot Wings Why go to Hooters for hot wings when you can make them at home.  Never mind…I just realized that’s not why someone would go to Hooters.  Make my Hot Hot Wings at home and you’ll be a happy camper.  INGREDIENTS 3 Pounds Chicken Wings 2 Tablespoons Chili...

Sunday Morning Cake Doughnuts

November 11, 2012

Sunday Morning Cake Donuts Cake doughnuts don’t take nearly as much time as raised doughnuts.  If you want a two bite treat just remove the doughnut holes from the cutter and fry them up for tasty little snacks.  INGREDIENTS 4 Cups Unbleached Flour 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder 1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt...

Four Bean Salad

September 20, 2012

Four Bean Salad This is one of my favorite salads.  Quite the guilty pleasure as it does have quite a bit of sugar. Sometimes I like to mix it with a green salad just to change it up a bit.  My Four Bean Salad is great for a barbeque, picnic or potluck dinner. ...

Onion Rings

August 24, 2012

Onion Rings I allow myself the treat of eating onion rings about once a year.  They are so naughty, but so good.  Here is a great basic onion ring recipe.  I made them with grilled burgers this evening.  INGREDIENTS 3/4 Cup Unbleached Flour 2/3 Cup Milk 1 Egg 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil...

Pork Ribs

August 12, 2012

Pork Ribs These ribs are delicious and easy to make.  They make a great Sunday dinner and the great thing is that you don’t even need a grill to make them.  Just pop them into the oven and dinner is ready. I always like to get pork ribs with the...

Noodle Bowls For Everyone

August 6, 2012

Noodle Bowls For Everyone When it’s this hot and muggy out no one wants the oven heating up their house or apartment.  Besides I am usually not in the mood for a heavy meal when the weather is so oppressive.  Here is a great idea for an easy, but flavorful...

Olympic Fried Chicken

August 1, 2012

Olympic Fried Chicken Last night I made fried chicken, potato salad and a green salad for dinner.  I always eat at the table with a place setting and all that.  I do think that food should be eaten sitting down and with the television turned off, but last night I...

Organic Beer Can Chicken

June 11, 2012

Organic Beer Can Chicken   I love cooking this chicken on a charcoal grill.  You can use a gas grill or cook in the oven if you like.  Cooking time should be between 1 to 2 hours depending on the size of your chicken and how hot your grill is. ...

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