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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Homemade Meatballs: A Step-by-Step Tutorial

Let me preface this by saying: I am not Italian. The Angry Chef is, however—and very much so—and these meatballs were more than acceptable to him. Regardless, I understand that I'm treading on hallowed...

Maple Fireside Nightcap

Last week, our dear friends the Lady Otter and D. Bunnyhunter brought us a little jar of Macallan's Amber Liqueur to sample. Made by Scotland's The Macallan, this is an amazing whiskey liqueur with notes...

Rib of the Week: Candied Maple Sesame Ribs

I'll say it again: I swear we eat more than meat. The ribs I made the other night got me thinking about other seasonal, autumn-y things I could do with beef spare ribs. These are a...

Rib of the Week: Garlic and Rosemary Roasted Beef Ribs

I'm not sure if this happens to other people, but sometimes I really crave a rib roast. You heard me right. A standing beef rib roast, as in that giant hunk of roasted beast that...

A Photo Tour: Apple Picking at Brooksby Farm

I have a peck and a half of apples sitting on my kitchen counter. There are Macouns. Red Delicious. Courtlands. I know I'll probably make some kind of pie or rustic tart, but I'll...

Molasses Ginger Drop Cookies

Call me crazy, but when I've had a long day, there's something really satisfying about going home and baking cookies. The dough is simple to throw together. They don't take long in the oven. And...

Rustic Apple Galette

This may be the shortest intro in Hungry Mouse history. We're out the door in a few minutes on our way to a party, but here's what we're bringing. A galette is basically a rustic...

Brown-Sugar Cranberry Sauce

  Ever since I was a kid, cranberry sauce has always been one of my favorite things about the fall. Most of the time, my mom made homemade cranberry sauce. Now, she's an amazing cook. Sometimes, though, if...

Get Halloween-y, Part II: 13 More Tricks & Treats

I'm getting really excited for Halloween. The stores are starting to fill up with all sorts of fabulous and spooky goodies. This article is a continuation of the shopping guide I started a few weeks...

Tuxedo Meringues

Sometimes the sternest methods yield the most whimsical results. Such is the case with meringue cookies. Nothing makes me feel like I'm Baking (with a capital "B") like making these meringues. The separation of the...