My approach to pie mostly starts with a small dose of panic and the knowledge that every pie is a learning experience. The word “pie” conjures a toasty, lattice-topped apple dessert in my mind, so logically I decided to try my hand at an apricot pie. My main personal hurdle here was the crust. […]
Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2011: Pinwheel Cookies
My track record with cookie-making started and stopped, at least for a time, a few holiday seasons ago. The epic fail? A melted cookie cake that was originally meant to be a dozen chewy chocolate chip cookies. One of my friends tried to analyze where I’d gone wrong; the butter wasn’t room temperature and I […]
Recipe: Fried Green Tomatoes with Fat Cat’s Mexican-Style Habanero
For the uninitiated, Publix has a magical cooking counter where nice ladies offer samples of food fresh from the grill, griddle, or pan. Adam and I were strolling through our local Publix months ago — and Adam being the fried green tomato fan that he is — we watched a nice lady armed with an aerosol […]
Recipe: Potato, Green Cabbage, and Leek Soup
Soups always seem like a quick and easy option, but in reality there’s usually a lot more prep work than throwing two beef patties on a Foreman Grill. This potato, cabbage, and leek soup definitely took me more than half an hour of chopping, but the result was a hearty soup that can stand alone […]
Quick Bite: The Yelptini
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Recipe: Chicken Gabriella
The first thing I ask myself when I’m looking for a recipe is what do I have in my kitchen. I try to keep the fridge stocked with at least one kind of once-mooing or once-clucking protein, and there seems to be an orphaned bottle of wine in my kitchen more often than not. Something […]
Recipe: Matzah Ball Soup and Potato Latkes Tonight!
The last of the chicken is marinating for what will no doubt be a fabulous dish courtesy of Adam, so I went vegetarian tonight with a simple matzah ball soup and potato latkes. Scallions, celery, and assorted frozen veggies gave the broth a little kick. For the latkes. I originally looked at this recipe from AllRecipes.com, […]