I got out of watching the SuperBowl this year because Jenise is trying to get a paper done. (Other than this Weeknd guy at Halftime, I don't think I'm missing much) Instead, I did two things that I have never done before: I baked from scratch. I did it on video. It's all in there.… Continue reading I Cook–and Now, I BAKE!
When you're in quarantine, every meal is a "Chopped" Challenge. Yes, we've got food. Yes, we are eating well. Yes, the quarantine is driving us insane (but not insane enough to stop doing it). This recipe may walk, talk and quack like a struggle meal, but Jenise and I are not struggling. Thank God! In… Continue reading Recipe: Grilled Chicken Mini Pizzas
I have made TWO full batches of this soup in the past two days, at Jenise's request. The first batch didn't make it past the first day. I must be good at this, because Jenise is the pickiest eater in Philly. This is a very simple recipe with only three ingredients, but it does take… Continue reading Recipe: Turkey Bean Soup
I am not a chef nor a professional cook. I do not pretend to be either. I throw DOWN. I rarely eat out anymore. When I want a particular dish, I don't ask anyone to make it for me. At the very least, I attempt to make it myself. With the exception of that funnel… Continue reading A Tale of Ox-Tails!
For me, 2017 went out with a December vengeance. Made dinner for Jenise's birthday: my version of Gordon Ramsay's lobster mac and cheese, plus figgy date pudding with homemade--I said homemade!--toffee sauce. Home run. Wonderful. Christmas was relatively harmless: Jenise's mother joined us for dinner (I didn't get veto power on this, but ok), I… Continue reading Happy 2018!