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Thursday, December 2, 2021

The Hungry Mouse’s Online Guide to Thanksgiving Dinner

I have no idea how it's Thanksgiving week already! If you're like me, you might be scrambling around for a few last-minute holiday ideas. Now, we're not big on turkey here at the Mouse House, so...

How to Make Buttermilk Pancakes

I've had a surprising number of people tell me they have a really hard time making pancakes at home. Here's how I make my buttermilk pancakes, which I whipped up for The Angry Chef just...

Rib of the Week: Cranberry Sage Pork Ribs with Whiskey Butter

There's nothing like coating something in butter. I know it's not the healthiest thing in the world, but man, is it good. For this dish, meaty, country-style pork ribs get frosted with a pungent whiskey...

Feasting on Cupcakes: A Photo Tour of Lyndell’s Bakery

One of my favorite things in the world is to get up early on a Saturday morning and go cupcake shopping. (I mean, what better way to start a day?) This means heading to Lyndell's...

Mid-Autumn Meat Feast at The House of the Hungry Mouse

The other night, The Angry Chef and I had a good old friend over for dinner. We hadn't seen him in quite a while, and it was so lovely to catch up. He brought a...

Halloween Bento

I got bamboozled today. It's Halloween, so I shouldn't be surprised. You could say I got tricked—and treated. Instead of my regularly scheduled box lunch, The Angry Chef made me the sweetest bento ever. Literally. Here's today's...

Celebrating Halloween 2008 in Salem, Mass. (a.k.a. Witch City)

With Halloween right around the corner, Salem, Massachusetts is THE place around Boston to get your spooky on. We spent last night up there, eating and drinking well into the early morning hours with...

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...