October 16, 2011

bacon-wrapped meatloaf

I got into a cooking mood on Sunday, and this is what I did. Before: After: That’s a meat loaf, made of 50% chuck, 25% pork […]
March 17, 2011

Luck of the Irish

I’m not Irish. I don’t do much for St. Patrick’s Day. No kegs and eggs for me. No green beer (because any beer I want to […]
March 15, 2011

Recipe: Pad Thai

I can become very focused when it comes to perfecting a recipe. The Better Half will attest that it’s often that I’ll make the same thing […]
February 4, 2011

Friday Five: Five Favorites for Super Bowl Sunday

I’ll be  honest. I’m into Superbowl parties for two things: the food and the ads. That said, I always bring something fabulous to super bowl parties, […]
December 8, 2010

Recipe: Maraschino Cherries

This is not a maraschino cherry. Sorry, folks.  That’s, like, a zombie masquerading as a cherry.  How are they made? They’re brined in sodium metabisulfate, calcium chloride, […]
November 8, 2010

Recipe: Bacony, Multiple-cheesy, Truffle-oily Grits

(Guest post by The Fiance…formerly known as “The Boyfriend”) Remember Bob Ross?  The late, afro-ed, I-can-create-a-masterpiece-painting-in-only-thirty-minutes guy who was a midday-Saturday fixture on PBS for so […]