Mean Gene's Cookbook

recipes without bullshit.

Recent Recipes


Chili (is fuckin easy to make)

It is WINTER and we are LAZY. Two good reasons to make chili. One pot. Freezes well. Reheats well. One recipe, many variations (including Vegan). No bullshit.
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No-Bullshit Basil Pesto

Basil pesto is easy as hell. But it takes a metric fuckload of basil.... So the truth is, the only time it's convenient to make basil pesto is when you happened to grow way too much goddamn basil.
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Black-Eyed Pea Stew

After making a donation to a local fund serving Black communities and acknowledging that the vast majority of what we know of as "delicious Southern food" comes directly from those communities and their ancestors... grab a pot and a spoon and make this. BLACK LIVES MATTER.
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Fuck Yeah Breakfast Quesadilla

Breakfast "quesadilla." I use quotes here because I am white as hell and there's no way I can actually pass this off as a quesadilla but I couldn't figure out what else to name it????
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Tomato Gravy

it's a southern tradition. Don't knock it til you've tried it.
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Uncle Gene's Randomass Cobbler

I just made the most randomass peach cobbler y'all. You can do this with any fruit, canned or fresh. Go to town!
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Slowcooker Sopa de Pollo

comes out perfect every time. one of my only recipes with measurements.
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