I LOVE peanut butter cookies for two reasons. First, they are delicious. And second, I always have the ingredients in my house (what can I say? I love PB&Js).
I’ve mentioned before that the spouse and I got a juicer for Christmas and that we kind of stared at it with our heads tilted like confused puppies, wondering what to do with it.
I’m a proponent of cooking at home for financial, nutritional, and self-satisfactory reasons. However, we all have our lazy nights or weeks (or months?) when you just don’t feel up for cooking an elaborate meal. I’ve been sick and working a lot more at my non-superhero day job lately, so there’s been a precipitous drop […]
No, that’s not a typo. It’s a super clever/punny reference to one of my favorite Christmastime treats: stollen. This German treat is not exclusively found around Christmas, but that’s really its time to shine. It is basically a coffee cake, filled with fruit and/or nuts and covered with confectioner’s sugar. It’s not Christmas in the […]
I am proudly a really crappy cook, but I can bake to beat the band. There’s something about the precision of baking I really enjoy, how it takes just the right amount of very specific ingredients to create a perfect baked treat. I have certain strengths as an improvisational writer, but in the kitchen I […]
I made turkey three-bean chili the other day and, as my trusty Crock Pot worked its magic, I wondered what I should serve it with. Naturally, the phrase “chili cheese nachos” was the first thing to go through my head, but I wanted something a little more substantial and less bar food-y. So I scoured […]
Fall is usually met with a collective sigh of relief throughout the US. Even if you like summer, there’s still something nice about sweating less, slipping on a sweater, or curling up under a blanket. (I know some of my colleagues hate Starbucks, but I don’t consider it autumn until pumpkin spice lattes come back.) […]