Category Archives: Recipes

Can you make your own chicken nuggets? Sort of.

Thanks to Nathan’s food allergies (or at least the ones we’re aware of so far), we’ve had to find a lot of creative solutions for meals. To avoid wheat, dairy, soy, and eggs, you either have to make things from … Continue reading

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The Perfect French Fry

Anyone who has ever attempted to make a french fry at home from scratch knows just how difficult it can be. You often end up with fries that are overcooked on the outside, yet somehow more chewy than crispy. Most … Continue reading

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Recipe: Zuppa Toscana, Light Style

I was looking at our pantry trying to figure out what to make for dinner and the bag of potatoes kept staring at me. Frying was just too messy, mashed potatoes was too much work, and our standby baked potato … Continue reading

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Recipe: Savory Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is one of those ingredients that seems to intimidate a lot of cooks. It’s often served in fancy soups in fancy restaurants, an ingredient like filet mignon that seems out of reach of the home cook. Well that’s … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Hangover Recipe: Turkey Noodle Soup

The best part of a roasted poultry is the inevitable soup you can make with the carcass. A lot of people get intimidated by making a soup, but it’s one of the easiest things you can do. If you can … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Hangover Recipe: Thanksgiving Leftovers Casserole

We hosted Thanksgiving this year and I was put in charge of my very first turkey. Thanks to sage advice from the guru of Good Eats, Alton Brown, it was a great success thanks to a good overnight brine and … Continue reading

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Recipe: Pork Chops with Chipotle Cream Sauce

I defrosted a package of pork chops for dinner on Sunday without any sort of real plan as to what to do with them. They were fine specimens: thick-cut to about an inch and a quarter with just enough fat … Continue reading

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Recipe: Pumpkin Bisque

I'm a pretty good pantry scavenger when our fridge is running a bit low on fresh ingredients. We pretty much hit that point with no milk, eggs or bread in the fridge and a lot of empty shelves. What we … Continue reading

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Recipe: Blueberry Cornmeal Pancakes

Just got this great recipe out of Cuisine magazine and we tried it out this weekend. The cornmeal gives these pancakes great texture while folding beaten egg whites into the batter helps keep the pancakes from getting heavy. Top it … Continue reading

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Recipe: Chocolate Meringue Bars (and a special way to find new recipes)

I know, I know. It's been a really long time since we've let any of you in on the new food we've made. The dry spell ends tonight! Last night, we were tasked with bringing a dessert for dinner at … Continue reading

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