Ok. I try really, really hard not to make ridiculous claims on this blog. Obviously, everything that I share with you is something I love and am excited about, but I can’t stand when food bloggers claim that something was “the best thing they’ve ever tasted,” because really? It’s just not.
This week I was invited to my first ever cooking class at the Glendalia Culinary Studio by my friend Heather, aka The Food Hussy – she writes a fantastic blog all about travel and food. The Glendalia is a relatively new cooking studio located in the quaint village square of Glendale, Ohio.
Me and hubby had a blast cooking up the most delicious meatloaf I’ve honestly ever had, sipping on Nugget Nectar, one of my favorite beers from Troegs and sharing some homebrew with fellow attendees (yay for BYOB!).
Woo! That’s a mouthful. A mouthful of delicious. This is perhaps the quickest cooking and most satisfying meals I’ve had in the past year.
My husband does not like couscous. ‘It is boring and bland,’ he said. I used to agree. Couscous, especially of the whole grain variety, typically tastes like grainy nothingness to me. Until this lil’ recipe popped into my brain. The coconut milk and curry paste takes this boring, grainy blandness to a fluffy cloud of spicy delicious. Continue reading Thai Coconut Curry Couscous→
This recipe was born of necessity. A couple weeks ago I was disgustingly ill – fever, sore throat, cough, etc. Of course my husband was working, and I needed a piping hot bowl of soup to the face, stat.
Since I’d been sick, I hadn’t been to the grocery store in days. There was barely a fresh item in the fridge. I’d already drained two boxes of Trader Joe’s tomato soup, and things were looking desperate. Continue reading Lemony Kale and Chicken Soup→
I’ve been in a bit of a cooking rut lately so last week with a defrosted pork tenderloin in the fridge and no idea what to do with it, I took to Facebook to ask some of my lovely followers their thoughts.
I was looking for something easy, and fast. I got some great responses, but the technique shared by Robbie Donehoo was particularly intriguing – season as desired, turn your oven onto 500 degrees, turn every five minutes for fifteen minutes. Continue reading Perfectly cooked pork tenderloin→
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