It was a Tuesday afternoon, with a prediction of 3-5 inches of snow hitting the following day, when I decided to pour myself a drink. Food Advertising by Correction: I decided to pour myself 2 drinks. Two double drinks. You know, for the sake of photography. (Photographer logic: 2 is better than 1. Actually, 3 is better than 2, but let's not go crazy.) I got my photos, had a chill evening, and actively...
I'm gonna be honest: I made these pears simply for the photo, with no regard to how they might taste. The fact that they were delicious was really an added bonus. But to nobody's surprise, most things bathed in red wine for an hour turn out mostly delicious, no? Food Advertising by I'm not sure I would ever serve these as the actual dessert to a meal, but I would certainly call them an epic...
My gift to you on this cold winter day is a dish so well balanced, so full of depth, that you will never again find yourself asking, "what should I make when we have company?" This recipe is tried and true. Everything from the simple, homey ingredients (it doesn't get more approachable than chicken and mushrooms) to the way you serve it -- straight out of a large pot or dutch oven, family-style on a big,...
Not once, ever, in 30+ years have I considered myself to be creative. I focused on performing arts during middle and high school, but never pursued it further, I can barely draw a stick figure, and if you ask me to make up a story on the spot I will look at you as if you have two heads. Food Advertising by Somehow, being in a kitchen is different. The ideas are forming faster...
Creamy herbed feta dip. Food Advertising by I've resorted to Italics because I couldn't tell if you were paying attention. Let me be the first to say there is no shame in locking yourself in your bedroom and eating this with a spoon. There is a slight possibility that I'm saying this for my benefit and not yours. For those of you who are more civilized than I, serve it simply with baked pita chips (make...
Earlier in the week I posed the question: what's the one recipe you hope to master in 2018? On the surface it's a simple question. But when I think about the recipes I want to create, I'm left thinking about who I want to serve them to... and for which occasions. Food Advertising by Because honestly as important as the food is, it's only a fraction of what brings us together around the table....
Existential life question: to marshmallow or not? Personally, I have never been a fan. But then again, until this week I had never made my own. These are game changers. I mean, salted caramel? It's like, a no brainer. Let me be the first to yell at you to READ THROUGH THE INSTRUCTIONS in their entirety first. Marshmallows are not difficult to make, but they require precision cooking time, specific quantities, and quick handling. This...
Confession: I cannot build a fire. I suppose it's worth nothing that I've never tried... Perhaps this was a life skill taught after my short-lived stint in Brownies (#girlscoutdropout represent), but alas, I am suffering the repercussions of this poor life choice on the daily. Especially with this overly dramatic bomb cyclone rearing its ugly head on the east coat. The low on Saturday is currently predicted at -8 F. That's without windchill. To keep warm during...
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