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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Three Cheese Risotto

Ah, risotto. So creamy! So delicious! All that cheese! And you wanna know what? You don't need to go out to eat to enjoy it. It's not remotely as hard to make at home...

Basic Cooking: The Secret to Perfectly Cooked Hard-Boiled Eggs

Hard-boiled eggs? How about *hardly* boiled eggs? Now that's more accurate. (And that's also the secret to perfectly cooking them.) I make hard-boiled eggs the way my mother does. And she uses the same basic...

Garlic & Spinach Parmesan Rice

This is fast food, Mouse House style. We eat a lot of rice. It's almost always our starch of choice over pasta. This rice is bursting with fresh spinach flavor. It's salty, garlicky, and laced...

Tangy Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dip

Packed with sour cream, buttermilk, and blue cheese, this dip is a perfect creamy companion for spicy, hot wings or a crunchy, cold crudite platter. I served this as one of the sides for...

Goat Cheese & Black Pepper Truffles

Looking for an extra, last-minute appetizer for New Year's Eve that's easy and delicious? These goat cheese & black pepper truffles fit the bill—and then some. The combination of tangy goat cheese and green herbs is...

Chicken & Apple Sausage Sub with Caramelized Onions, Peppers & Brie

This is the perfect kind of sandwich to throw together on nights—like tonight, at the Mouse House—that you don't have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen. You can use almost any combination...

8-Cheese Macaroni & Cheese

I have three words for you: ultimate comfort food. Cover anything in cheese, and I'm generally a really happy mouse. The more cheese, the better. Eight cheeses? Now that's my idea of heaven on earth. Now,...

How to Make Sourdough Bread, Part 3: Grilled Cheese with Prosciutto

This article concludes my series on how to make homemade sourdough bread. In Part 1, we looked at what sourdough starter is and how you can use it to make a sponge. Part 2 discussed...

Simple Bacon and Cheese Omelet

I love fancy food. Really, I do. I love complicated recipes, exotic ingredients, and dishes that take three days to make. I have to admit, for all my gourmet inclinations, I also love all sorts...

Dueling Wings, Part 2: Chai Ginger Hot Wings

Last night, we revealed one contender in The Hungry Mouse's chicken wing duel: Lemon Buttermilk Fried Chicken Wings. Tonight, we'd like to introduce the other. This evening—in this corner, on the red plate—we have Chai...