Everything’s better with bacon. I believe that bacon could be used to solve some of the world’s greatest evils: world wars, depression, hangnails. I swear, one day they’ll prove me right. But for today, I’ll be putting bacon on top of more pig parts. Pork, to be more specific. What about bacon-wrapped pork doesn’t scream … Continue reading Cheater’s Porchetta
I’ve always been a big fan of snickerdoodles. I mean, isn’t there something just magical about the harmony of cinnamon and rich, buttery cookie goodness? Spoiler alert: it doesn’t stop there. (picture from Two Peas and their Pod) This recipe adds browned butter (cooked butter with a more nutty flavor) and caramel squares. Yes, please! … Continue reading Brown Butter Salted Caramel Snickerdoodles
Cravings. We’ve all had them, and if you deny it, you’re just lying to yourself. Some cravings have to do with chocolate gooey goodness (I’m not going to lie, most cravings consist of this), but there are a few cravings which diverge from the norm. Some, and these are a very rare few, have a … Continue reading Orzo with Chicken, Parmesan, and Basil
There is an overwhelming lump of cookie recipes out there, all with very distinct ingredients, measurements, baking times, oven temperatures…it’s enough to make a person dizzy. It seems like making cookies couldn’t be harder, and inventing your own recipes? Next to impossible! I was a supporter of the “just-leave-those-things-to-the-pros” mentality until I read Michael Ruhlman’s … Continue reading Baking Cookies as Easy as 1-2-3?
Cocoa? Cacao? What’s the deal? The terms cocoa and cacao used to confuse me. Are they the same? Different things entirely? Today I’ll be dispelling some confusion about chocolate (because, come on, you know the questions are burning in your mind). Cacao: cacao refers to the raw, unchanged form of chocolate (aka: without milk or … Continue reading Cocoa vs. Cacao