Recipes

MOM’S KILLER BROWNIES

I usually hate brownies with nuts, marshmallow, and other “filler” in them. They always get in to way of the brownie’s purpose—dense, rich chocolate—or they’re overcompensating for a brownie that’s too fudgey or too cakey or not chocolatey enough. But not so with my mom’s brownie. One little square and you are off in the land of chocolate, dancing in […]
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PRETZELS WITH HONEY MUSTARD SAUCE // VIDEO

I’m a little bit of a beer nerd. Not a full blown beer nerd.  I can’t pronounce brettanomyces, but I did dabble in home brewing, so, I’m somewhere on the spectrum.  The point is, I love beer, particularly Belgian ales and German doppelbock’s.  Beer is one of my favorite things to pair with food, particularly because it’s so easy. The […]
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FAVA BEAN MINT PESTO WITH FARRO PASTA

It’s spring. It’s sprung. It’s here and is leaving just as quick, so get on it while you can. For me, spring is all about the vegetables, much like how summer is all about the fruit and fall is all about the root veg and squash. Sugar snap peas come to mind immediately. Sweet, bright, crisp, exactly how a spring […]
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BREAD PLATTER WITH INFUSED OLIVE OIL

The amount of times I’ve made a meal out of a crusty loaf of sourdough is WAY more than I’d want to admit.  But chewy bread with a crunchy crust, paired with softened butter and a little sea salt, is almost too sublime to bother thinking too hard about.  This recipe is about elevating the olive oil to the bread.  […]
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THAI STYLE CHICKEN WINGS

I know my mom has made sticky, crispy little wings for me in the past, but for some reason they read as such a “dad” meal. One dirty dish, little fuss, and entirely satisfying in that finger licking, five napkin way. This is my update to my family’s basic teriyaki drummette recipe, with the flavors of Thailand thrown in for […]
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