Grab a fork and put on your fat pants. This is one of our all-time favorite holiday side dishes. It never disappoints whenever we bring it to a potluck. It’s easy to make, travels well, and reheats beautifully. It’s also unapologetically NOT low fat. (Lovers of old-school indulgent holiday dishes, unite!)
If you know me, you know I have a great fondness for jam, jelly, and marmalade. It actually kind of borders on a problem. If you’ve been at The Mouse House late at night, you may have seen me sneaking a spoonful or two of jam after midnight. If you catch me, I’ll probably claim […]
This is one of my favorite fruity salsas. The sweetness of the peaches is offset by spicy Serrano chilis, lime, cilantro, and an unexpected party guest: cool, crisp cucumber.
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.
OK, kids: This is coffee. In solid form. It’s been sweetened with condensed milk and booze-ified with a healthy dose of Kahlua—then rubberized into a blissful, cocktail-hour finger food thanks to the magic of gelatin. Now, you have to like Jello, or Jello-like food, for this to work. If you do, you’re in for a treat.
Our good friend the Baron Von Hammer came to visit us recently, right around his birthday. That being a rather auspicious occasion, I wanted to make him something special. This chocolate cheesecake didn’t disappoint!
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.
Step-by-step instructions for making Fougasse, a beautiful bread studded with chopped olives and fresh herbs.
Psssst, hey, you! You need to make these. Like, now. I almost never say that, but seriously: You do.
Stop what you’re doing and get yourself into the kitchen. You can thank me later.
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.