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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Pomegranate Molasses

Pomegranate molasses has been popping up in more and more places the last few years. It's sweet and tangy and is a great way to boost flavor in everything from appetizers to baked...

Homemade Irish Cream Liqueur

I learned to cook from my mom, who works a certain kind of magic in the kitchen. Of all the things I've learned from her, how to make homemade Irish cream liqueur may not...

Fiery Green Hot Sauce

What do you get when you combine mashed chilis, white vinegar, and a little salt? A homemade hot sauce with super-fresh, vibrant flavor that beats the pants off of anything store bought. At least...

Basic Cooking: How to Make Espresso on the Stove

Now, I know that I'm treading on hallowed ground for some, discussing how to make espresso. Like beer and good wine, espresso is one of those things that folks are very particular about. (Espresso afficionados...

Warm Beet Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

Who hated beets when they were a kid? Raise your hand. Me, too. I couldn't stand them when I was a little mouse. They were either pickled and vinegary or boiled and vinegary. Either way, they...

Oreo & Irish-Cream Milkshake

OK, I have no excuses for this one. It's evil—and oh-so-delicious. It's rich. It's creamy. It's packed with crushed Oreo cookies and laced with booze. It's one part dessert and one part cocktail. (And kind...

Rustic, Family-Style Pork with Red Sauce

This is a fabulous way to feed a crowd on a budget. Pork shoulder is a tough cut of meat, so it's generally on the cheaper side. (In fact, this is the same cut of...

Two Chocolate-y Valentine’s Treats: Candy & Cocktails, Oh My!

Valentine's Day is approaching. Love it or hate it, it's a fabulous excuse to indulge in a few sweets. Here are recipes for two devilishly delightful chocolate-y treats. Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter Hearts (Peanut-butter cup and pretzel...

Blood Orange Cocktail

Um, yum! Seriously? The blood orange has to be one of the loveliest fruits on the planet. And in typical Mouse-House style, we found a way to enjoy it in one of our very favorite...

One Potato, Two Potato, Part 1: Cognac-Laced Potato Cream Soup

The humble potato is so versatile—and filling—that I'm not sure why I don't use it more often. This soup sounds fancy, but you can whip it up in no time flat—with stuff you probably already...