• Comfort Food
  • Linguiça Mac N Cheese

    When I was younger one of my favorite meals was Kraft Macaroni and Cheese with hotdogs. I know how this sounds. But it holds a special place in my heart; linked to memories of countless, fun childhood summers. My parents run an in-home daycare—they have nearly my whole life—and before I was “too cool” to sit down and eat […]

  • Drinks
  • Grapefruit Mule

    DISCLAIMER: I saw a version of these online a while ago and I can’t remember where. So I can’t give proper inspirational credit and for that I apologize!! This is a quickie cocktail post designed to catapult you into happy hour ASAP. I had a classic Moscow Mule at a wedding some time ago and fell in […]

  • Beef
  • Asian Osso Buco

    Osso buco. It translates literally to “bone with a hole”, but to me it’s synonymous with ambrosia, food of the Gods. An exaggeration? It’s hard to say. My first time eating Occo buco is inextricably linked with one of the most memorable nights of my life. It was in Italy, March 2011… It was our […]

  • Chicken
  • Homemade Chicken Stock

    This is my go-to ramen or pho stock as of late. One of these days I’ll attempt a legitimate tonkotsu ramen broth, complete with all the pig parts necessary including the essential back fat. I’ll buy a huge stock pot and labor over the stove, simmering it for at least 20 hours. I will repeat the […]