July 3, 2015

fireworks!

Have a dynamite (and safe) 4th of July, everyone!


My go-to last-minute dessert? Cupcakes. Always cupcakes.

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June 30, 2015

just add lettuce

I couldn't decide whether to call this a salsa or a salad. Ultimately, I think it could be either, depending on how you eat it.

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June 26, 2015

crumping*

*Not to be confused with krumping, which is entirely different and not in any way the same.

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June 24, 2015

caprese crazy

The chef at one of my previous places of employment couldn't properly pronounce "caprese" if his life depended on it. Fortunately, that didn't stop him from having the best knack for perfectly combining flavors of anyone I've ever met.

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June 20, 2015

an oldie but a goodie

This is the kind of recipe you'll find in church cookbooks from your grandmother's youth, and really, aren't those the best kind? They use common ingredients and simple steps, and happily, they yield repeatable, attainable, and tasty results. The very fact that many of these recipes are still being made speaks to their total awesomeness.

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June 18, 2015

butting in

Is a cut of meat labeled as pork butt the same as pork shoulder?


It seems that in most cases, the answer is yes.

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June 15, 2015

and you call yourself a scientist

A food scientist, no less!

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