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Sunday, August 14, 2022

Chicken Cooked in Cream

Warning: This isn't diet food. This chicken is comfort food times ten. I was feeling a little under the weather when I got home from the office, and wanted something soothing, warm, salty, and rich....

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...

Thick Crust Sausage & Cheese Pizza

This is another incidence of me combining homemade bread with pork products. If it happens again, I might just have a problem. I can admit that. While it's not necessarily a fast thing to cook...

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...

Roasted Rosemary-Garlic Acorn Squash

This has got to be my favorite way to cook squash, short of doing that kind-of-horrifying-but-still-embarrassingly-yummy thing where you mash it up with butter then bake it under a snowy blanket of marshmallows. Think of...

Sweet Pork Ciderhouse Stew

This is one of my ultimate comfort foods. It's got a lovely balance of sweet and savory flavors from the combination of apple cider, cinnamon, chicken stock, browned meat, and a smidge of apricot preserves. A...

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...

Crispy Bacon Buns

At the risk of sounding like a big geek, these are buns that would make a Hobbit proud. They're fragrant with garlic and dotted with crispy chunks of bacon. They're marvelous slathered with a...

Happy Sea Urchin Meringues

When I made a batch of Tuxedo Meringues a few weeks ago, my dear friend the Lady Otter and I got to talking about cookies. Our conversation went something like this: "Hey Mouse, you know...

Cheese Tasting, Part 1: Blue Cheese

Ah, cheese. Where to begin. It has to be one of my favorite things in the world. I love creamy cheese and stinky cheese and cheese that comes wrapped in leaves. I love cheese in...