This post is long overdue. Those who cook with tantrums know that it doesn't begin and end with cooking. We wake up with tantrums. We ("don't wannaaaaaa!!!!") go to bed with tantrums. We use the bathroom with our tantrums trying so desperately to claw their way through the door that we worry one day they just might. And that just goes for the stubborn ones of us who haven't yet given in to the open door policy. TMI? Yeah. Our entire existence is TMI. Which is why we could use a drink. Or five. Don't judge. ...continue reading "Shandy"
Store bought spice rubs are a Godsend. Pre measured, pre packaged, just sprinkle and go. Minimal thinking required. My kinda shortcut.
Until, of course, you get hooked on a specific spice rub that happens to be seasonal while your addiction is year-round. So you sit there and wonder how you'll carry on. You wonder what you'll put on your steaks now.. You wonder if life is still worth living. You wonder if, perhaps, you're a tad too dramatic. ...continue reading "Coffee Garlic Rub"
As we enter the land of "OMG it's 5:00 and there's no dinner!" panic, allow me to introduce you to a good friend of mine. Shakshuka. It's quick and easy. It's fresh and flavorful. And it's so fun to say out loud. ...continue reading "Shakshuka"
Quinoa has been "in" for quite some time now and yet so many people are still intimidated to make it. That stops right here, right now. Ya hear me?
...continue reading "Roasted Veggie Quinoa"
This recipe needs no introduction but I'll give you one anyway just in case. I've made this dish about a billion times and shared this recipe with hundreds of people who have gone on to share it with hundreds more and it's become a favorite in homes across the world. It's simple and so incredibly versatile that it's sure to become a favorite in your home too. I've made it many different ways and my current favorite is as listed in the recipe but feel free to omit or substitute ingredients and/or spices to suit your taste buds.
...continue reading "Chicken and Rice"