Last weekend my older cousin took me hunting for the first time. After I arrived at his house at 6 a.m and put on 5 layers of insulated hunting gear, I looked like Raphie’s brother in The Christmas Story. We walked through the barely illuminated woods about 75 yards behind his house to the […]
Hummus is a lot like tomato sauce: Everyone does it a little differently and everyone thinks their recipe is the best. Yet, no matter how you make, it’s probably going to be awesome. Before you get started on this recipe, you may want to read through a more updated article called 9 Tips & Tricks […]
One way to get healthy and save money is to eat at home. But to be consistent, you’ve got to realistic. If dinner takes too long to prepare every night, you’re not going to do it. To be realistic, you’ve got to be able to get in and out of the kitchen quickly. That’s why chopping skills and the right knife are paramount in learning how to cook.
This is probably the easiest thing I’ve made on this site. Seriously, don’t be afraid of this. With a crock pot and a little patience, you’ve got a ton of delicious pumpkin apple butter your mama would be proud of. If you’d prefer to use canned pumpkin, skip down to the pictures of apples. However, this was […]
A few months back, my friend was raving about this hummus she found at a local Mediterranean restaurant. She claimed it was, “smooth as silk” and by far, the best hummus she’s ever had. Frankly, this bothered me. What was their secret? I wanted to make the best hummus we’ve both ever had. (What an […]
Disclaimer: If you are of Asian descent and I have shamed your particular country of origin by lumping together your country’s “sauce” with a rival country’s sauce… I apologize. “Asian Sauce” is about the vaguest term I could possibly come up with. There are almost 50 countries- roughly 60% of the world’s population- that are […]
I don’t know about you but most of the time I’m not in the mood to sit down to a huge massive sweet potato without a junk load of butter and brown sugar. Seeing as that pretty much takes away all nutritional benefits, I decided to make a potato into fries so it’s a tad more interesting.
Whenever I had tummy issues as a kid, there was a natural progression of food. In the worst of it, I’d be lucky to get down saltines and water, but as soon as I started to turn the page and feel better, it was time for rice. Sometimes it was just rice and butter, but […]
So I keep hearing about this jicama stuff (pronounced hee-kah-mah I believe) all over the place and I finally decided to get some. I honestly didn’t even know where to start or how to cut it but I could say this experiment went very well. After I decided to make slaw I realized I didn’t […]
I really don’t like store-bought salsa. There, I said it. I think it’s crap. I’ve had maaaaybe one store-bought salsa in my life that I thought wasn’t too shabby. There are lots of different types of salsa but I’m going to show you how to make a super simple pico de gallo. You are welcome […]
Remember that cucumber jicama slaw we made? Well you’ll need that for this quick meal. It tastes awesome on just about anything you’d put salsa on, like tacos or nachos- it’s fresh, crunchy and spicy. Warm up some black beans using whatever warming method you prefer. I just pop mine right from the can into […]
There is nothing extraordinary about this dish, but it was fast, savory, and incredibly tasty. Ya know what’s cool about limes? They kinda serve as a natural, healthy salt. I didn’t use any salt in this whole recipe and it was still amazing. Start by pouring some panko bread crumbs out on a plate. If […]
I think if we have food in Heaven, avocados will be there. As well as mangoes and bacon. I had a very random thought this morning: avocado soup. Avocados give amazing texture to anything you put it in, especially if you blend it till smooth, so I figured it’d be perfect for a healthy soup […]
If I was ever cool enough to write a “cookbook”, this would be the subtitle. Look, I like recipes just as much as anyone else. In my spare time I’ll flip through magazines or browse websites looking for cool ideas. When I’m baking or cooking something complicated, that’s a different story, recipes are my friend. […]
After dreaming I was an assisting surgical nurse for Jack Shephard from Lost last night, my first thought when I woke up this morning was, “I want some pancakes.” (Welcome to my world.) While searching for recipes, I came across flaxseed pancake recipes. I remembered my Slovak friend had given me a bag of unidentified seeds […]
I’ll be honest, there are few things out there that I think are better withOUT meat. For me, chilli is one of them. This recipe really doesn’t need meat in my humble opinion. However, if you choose to add some, try adding something more interesting than ground beef. Try kielbasa, chicken, or ground turkey. Watered […]