Are you familiar with the Michelada? If not, get ready. Because at the end of this post you are going to want one! Micheladas are beer cocktails, similar to a Bloody Mary. Depending on the region of Mexico you’re in, they can contain chicken bouillon, Maggi seasoning, or Clamato. They always have some sort of… Continue reading It’s 5 o’clock somewhere: Micheladas!
So, no new post last week. It’s been a whirlwind lately, with major job changes and house changes and general life changes, and then last Sunday we lost our kitty Ted. So Monday kind of came and went without a post, then it was Wednesday, Thursday, Friday… and I decided I’d double up this week.… Continue reading A rundown of some things I’ve written elsewhere…
One thing people ask when I’m cooking is “How can you tell when it’s done?” And sadly, the answer is “When it’s done.” I mean, obviously, you can take a temperature or set a timer. But what about for more nebulous things? Like a sauce? There is a magic moment when a sauce is done. When… Continue reading DIY, Don’t Buy!: Homemade Granola
One of the things I enjoy most about having some cooking knowledge is knowing how to prepare recipes that are still secretly impressive to a layperson (who doesn’t know how easy it actually is)… For instance, I made salsa the other day to go with some grilled fish tacos and it blew my mom’s mind.… Continue reading Impressipe: Fettuccine Carbonara with Peas
I KNOW. SHOULD THIS EVEN BE A BLOG POST? We all know that taking a lunch to work is a good idea. It saves money, it helps you keep from making unhealthy food choices because you’re hungry and Whataburger is RIGHT THERE, and if you plan ahead, you can get a week’s worth of lunches… Continue reading What’s for Lunch? Building the perfect sandwich
You know where you will find me at a party, if it’s an option? Next to the cheese board. Cheddar, Camembert, St. Andre, Spanish, French, Swiss, blue, aged, fresh… whatever. I will eat it. (OK, fine, I don’t know if I’d be into that one with the maggots in it.) But you know what I… Continue reading Party Tricks: Creating a Cheese Board