Category Archives: party and entertaining food

BBQ Beef Ribs

Geesh, Cheap Bastid waited until after Labor Day to write about a fantastic dish tailor made for late summer grilling and feasting—BBQ Ribs. Well, better late than never. And, at least in our little slice of SoCal, the grocery stores … Continue reading

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Shredded Beef Barbecue Sandwiches

Every once in a while I forget that some of the easy, routine things I do with food should be posted here on “Cheap Bastid Cooks”.  So here’s something incredibly easy, cheap and tasty. Stater Brothers had a special recently … Continue reading

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Triple Ginger Cheesecake

Have I got your attention?  Yep, I’m talking cheesecake.  And I’m talking ginger.  I love the taste of a good, gingery gingersnap.  That little bit of bite backed up with a bit of molasses does a happy dance on my … Continue reading

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Jambalaya

Before I sat down to write this today, I pulled up a You Tube video of Hank Williams and his original version of “Jambalaya”.  You know, the one that starts out: “Goodbye Joe, we gotta go oh, me, oh my-o…Son … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Food

OK, on Sunday, February 2 they’re going to play Super Bowl XLVIII.  If it wasn’t for the Super Bowl nobody—especially males—would have the faintest idea of Roman numerals.  That’s something that an old fart like me had some exposure to … Continue reading

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