Baked Brie should win some kind of prize for Most Impressive Looking Appetizer that Took Almost No Work to Prepare. This is a great appetizer to throw together when you have unexpected guests. Once you have a wheel of brie (the little ones are just fine), you can put it together with stuff from the pantry (frozen puff pastry, nuts, jam).
Be still my heart. I think I would eat these every day if I could. It’s definitely my new favorite munchy type thing. These h’ors d’oeuvres are really easy to throw together on the fly. The outside crust is unbelievably crunchy and flavorful. The inside cheese is warm, creamy, and really smooth. The combination makes for a killer app.
How to roast a mouthwatering, bone-in whiskey glazed turkey breast. The meat is moist, juicy, and fragrant with garlic, star anise, and cinnamon.
Learn how to make an easy, cheese-y braided bread wreath. It’s moist, tangy, satisfying–and perfect for autumn tables.
I’ll admit it: There have been times in my life that I’ve been addicted to Chinese take-out. Here’s my version of General Gau’s chicken, a classic favorite from American Chinese restaurants. It’s not really authentic, but it’s seriously good stuff.
One of my favorite weeknight chicken dishes. It’s simple to throw together, and you can make the rest of your meal while it’s in the oven. A bonus? Chicken leg quarters are usually pretty cheap.
To make this recipe, cut a pocket in thick-cut pork chops. Stuff with prosciutto, cheese, and fresh sage. (Yep, this is pig stuffed with more pig.) Sear on both sides to develop a flavorful, brown crust, then finish in the oven. That’s it.
The idea of making cheese at home is kind daunting. There’s talk of rennet and starters and thermometers and precise temperature readings. Make no mistake, I’ll get to major cheesemaking. One of these days. Luckily, making ricotta at home is an easy way to get your feet wet. And you’re almost guaranteed to succeed. All […]
This is, hands down, the most delicious thing I’ve made in a long time. And the most expensive. And the most time consuming. And the most primally … viscerally … carnivorously satisfying.
Seriously? You guys know me: This is kind of not my style. Where’s the butter? Where’s the bacon? Why is there no wine? Why does this seem…healthy? Who are you and what have you done with The Mouse? I know. To me, edamame (a.k.a. soybeans) are those little salty pods that you nibble on when […]