DIY, Don’t Buy!: Homemade Granola

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

Impressipe: Fettuccine Carbonara with Peas

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

What’s for Lunch? Building the perfect sandwich

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