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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Cheese Tasting, Part 2: Goat Cheese

Mmmmm, cheese. It has to be one of my favorite topics�and things to eat. Last time we did a cheese tasting, we were nibbling on blues. This time, it's goat cheese. And let me...

Fresh Herb Egg White Omelet with Black Olives & Sun-Dried Tomatoes

So recently, I found myself with a bunch of spare egg whites. (Stay tuned to find out what happened to the yolks sometime later this week...) I was starving when this happened. I whipped...

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...