If you’re like me, you buy a lot of hummus. Besides being expensive, store-bought hummus also doesn’t let you choose the ingredients to include or exclude. This is all ludicrous, because it is sickeningly easy to make.
Is there anything pita bread can’t do? You can fill them with delicious toppings, or make pizzas on them. Turn them into snack chips, or just eat them the way they are. Sure, pitas are more than readily available in stores, but a fresh pita straight from the oven is on an entire other level.
It’s probably obvious that I’m on a comfort food kick lately. Despite the warmish weather, the eventuality of winter brings it out in me. I love macaroni and cheese. A lot. Oddly, this is my first attempt at making it from scratch. I guess there are just so many easier ways to get it that… Read More Baked Macaroni And Cheese
Today I was trying to think of a recipe that was easy with minimal cooking. Cold sesame noodles are nice and hearty, and you only need to actually cook the noodles. You can even use leftover spaghetti noodles, and then you don’t need to cook anything!
Today was ugly. It was cold, and windy, and dark, and rainy. And a work day. What could combat the damp cold leeching into my soul? Without a doubt, Potato Soup. But I’ve never made Potato Soup, what to do? Having eaten my share of potatoes and soup, often combined, I decided to wing it. … Read More Cream of Potato Soup with Bacon, or Slayer of Cold Rainy Days
Back in the day, I worked in a pizza shop. My boss (Sal) was Sicilian, and I learned a lot while I worked there. (I mean about cooking, not about taking verbal abuse…) It seems that this might actually be called Pollo alla Calabrese, but he never called it that. Then again, he wasn’t big… Read More Chicken alla Salvatore
Risotto has an almost mythical status. You might think that you can only get a good risotto from a restaurant. In reality, risotto is actually pretty easy to cook, and after a few times you’ll be a pro.
When I made my Pork Au Jus, I was looking for something to eat with it. It just so happened that I had a bag of potatoes, so I thought fries would be great. Getting nice crispy fries from the oven can be difficult, but these fries come out great every time.