The other day I was watching an episode of Chopped and one of the ingredients that the chefs had to use from their baskets was a bloody mary. If you've never seen the show before, it's where four chefs compete in a cooking competition and they have to use ingredients presented to them in baskets.
There's something about a chopped salad that just tastes better to me than a normal salad. Don't get me wrong, I love me some salad, but something about the symmetry and food poetry of the chopped salad speaks to me.
This past year has flown by in a whirlwind. The holidays have cruised by with New Year's Eve approaching in a few days. It's been a bit crazy and I haven't had a whole lot of time to put together new recipes due to the holidays and life stuff happening. Once we ring in 2019,... Continue Reading →
Sometimes I dream of pasta, there's something about a plate or bowl full of noodles whether they are simply dressed or dressed to kill that satisfies the soul. I had bruschetta and olives on the brain and decided that I would combine those flavors and make an olive pesto and bruschetta style pasta. Olive Bruschetta... Continue Reading →
The holidays are upon us this time of year and with that comes holiday food. I'm a big fan of eating leftovers, but after the second day or so they become a bit boring so I try to amp em up a bit and turn them into something delicious and new. After this past Thanksgiving... Continue Reading →
This year feels like its' been hurtling past at lightning speed, Thanksgiving has come and gone in the blink of an eye. I'm a wee bit late on getting this recipe up on the site. If you're looking for a sweet and simple cranberry sauce recipe for Christmas this one fits the bill. It's a... Continue Reading →
The last two days it's been snowing here in Michigan. It's been the kind of snow that looks like the inside of a snow globe when you shake it up real good. Nice big powdery snowflakes with a hint of shimmer to em. I've been craving comfort foods as the weather is getting frostier with... Continue Reading →
So the other day I was thinking about where I get inspiration for my recipes from. Sometimes I see an ingredient and decide to build a meal around it, or if I am craving a certain flavor, maybe I see something on a cooking show that I want to recreate with my own twist on... Continue Reading →
One of my favorite comfort foods is mashed potatoes. I would eat them on a boat, with a goat, on a plane in the rain, etc. And when I say with a goat, I mean we would be chillen and maybe the Goat's name is Fred and he's wearing some groovy pajamas. This quickly became... Continue Reading →