Author Archives: Katryn

The Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned

We’ve been talking about making this classic cocktail for a long time. It’s one of those drinks that just seems like it should part of every home bartender’s arsenal…probably because it’s one of America’s oldest cocktails (as it’s name suggests.) Like most classic cocktails it has very few ingredients (whiskey, bitters, and a bit ofContinue Reading

Mussels in White Wine Sauce

Mussels in White Wine Sauce

It’s always surprising to me how easy, inexpensive, and delicious it is to make mussels at home. They seem like one of those things that you should just go out and order in a restaurant but in reality we’ve found that we can prepare better mussels at home and they take about 30 minutes toContinue Reading

Homemade S’mores

Homemade S’mores

Can you tell that we’re excited for summer? Once we had the idea to make homemade marshmallows and graham crackers for S’mores we couldn’t even wait until May to make this nostalgic campfire classic. We live in a condo so we had to ‘roast’ our marshmallows over our electric cooktop but the flavor was theContinue Reading

Homemade French Fries and Ketchup

Homemade French Fries and Ketchup

Health nuts beware…this is the start of a french fry ‘series’ so you may want to skip a couple of our upcoming posts if you consider french fries to be ‘unhealthy.’ Nathan and I have been wanting to make Poutine (this) and Fish and Chips but we thought that before attempting those dishes we shouldContinue Reading

Thai Beef Basil

Thai Beef Basil

This post was born from yet another underwhelming trip to a local Thai restaurant. I know I sound snobby saying that but it’s just that we compare every Thai restaurant that we go to with a hole in the wall gem that we used to frequent when we lived in Arlington. Going to yet anotherContinue Reading