How to Bake Part 2: Measuring

In Part 1 we talked about ingredients in baking and how they chemically impact food’s texture, flavor and appearance. Today we’re going to talk about measuring and why we should care about it so much. PART TWO: MEASURING I bet you didn’t think there was a technique to measuring ingredients into to a bowl when […]

How to Make Chili from Dried Beans

While it may be time consuming, cooking beans from dried is so easy! And it really doesn’t have to be time consuming if you let time do the work for you. All it takes is a little planning ahead… There’s nothing like HOMEMADE CHILI. Spicy, mild, sweet, meaty, veggie, tomatoey, brothy, thick, white, dark… I love […]

Cinnamon Raisin Rolls with Orange Glaze

I love breakfast food. When I have time, I enjoy whipping up a veggie omelette or egg sandwich. But my favorite is breakfast breads! They’re pretty versatile and you can quickly snap one into a Tupperware for the road if you’re in a hurry for your morning meal before work or school. This recipe for Cinnamon Raisin […]

How to Bake, Part 1: Ingredients

  Did you know that baking is chemistry? So — because baking is chemistry, it’s very important that you always, always follow the recipe. I’m really talking to myself here because I’d rather read a recipe over once and throw it out the window. But every time that happens, my cookies never turn out how […]

How to: Easy Fettuccini

Today I bring to you the most delicious and EASY Fettuccini you’ll ever eat. Watch this video to learn how! I didn’t use smoked fish, just extra vegetables (red peppers, broccoli, green beans and peas) and diced chicken. But it was amazing. Also, Jamie used reduced fat milk for the Alfredo sauce which makes it […]

Neiman Marcus Cookies

Hey everyone! Apologies for the expanse of the time that has commenced the past month without writing. But good news! Cobalt and I are officially moved to Los Angeles, California where we will live out the next chapter of our lives together; this time with friends (we’re splitting a home with another couple to save […]

Tomato Pie

Call me crazy, but I had no idea what tomato pie was until this summer. A Workshare at Crabtree brought it to lunch one day, which was my first time to taste it. Let me tell you – it was amazing! Creamy, tomatoey, cheesy…it was essentially lasagna sans noodles in a crust! My recipe is different […]