Secret Ingredient Mac n’ Cheese

Mac n’ cheese is one of my top comfort foods and it’s something that pretty much always sounds appealing. Whether it’s homemade or a box of Annie’s, I don’t discriminate. I love it all. I think some people get intimidated by homemade mac n’ cheese because of the roux, but it’s really quite simple. I do recommend that you buy blocks of cheese and shred … Continue reading Secret Ingredient Mac n’ Cheese

Dinner for two: Crispy Black Bean Tacos, Spicy Margs + Dessert

I may have just made a perfect meal. Possibly my new favorite meal?! And it’s vegetarian. Guys, this is a big deal. I cook a lot and there aren’t a lot of meals that I cook repeatedly. Mostly because I prefer to make new things so something has to be really freaking good to become a staple. I think this is staple worthy. Andrew agrees. … Continue reading Dinner for two: Crispy Black Bean Tacos, Spicy Margs + Dessert

Crispy Gnocchi with Sun Dried Tomatoes & Spinach

In the spirit of Sam Sifton of The New York Times Cooking, here’s a non-recipe recipe to inspire a quick dinner this week. Think crispy, chewy gnocchi paired with sun dried tomatoes and perfectly wilted spinach although, truth be told, I’ll probably skip the sun dried tomatoes in the remake. The dish pairs well with simple roasted broccoli making for a complete vegetarian meal that … Continue reading Crispy Gnocchi with Sun Dried Tomatoes & Spinach

The Count of Monte Cristo – Sandwich Edition

One of my favorite things to eat in college was grilled ham and cheese sandwiches from the student union. With a packed schedule, I often didn’t have time for a sit down meal in one of the dining halls, but I could get a fresh, made-to-order grilled ham and cheese on the run between work and night class. It always hit the right note of … Continue reading The Count of Monte Cristo – Sandwich Edition

The Great French Fry Fisticuff of 2020

Let Sunday, October 18, 2020 be known forevermore hereafter as The Great French Fry Fisticuff of 2020. After a conversation the previous week in which we all shared our appreciation, nay, our devotion to French fries, a challenge was issued…who makes the best fries? And, so, we took it upon ourselves, for science and mankind, to get down and dirty with some spuds. Of course, … Continue reading The Great French Fry Fisticuff of 2020