Author Archives: Katryn

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

The Cosmo

The Cosmo

An unexpected positive side effect of Nathan’s martini experimentations was that it inspired me to create another iconic Vodka based beverage…the classic Cosmo. While Nathan was busy with his vermouth, olives, gin and vodka I was being industrious with my cranberry juice, lime juice, and Triple Sec. I guess that’s why the Cosmo has gottenContinue Reading

Firecracker Shrimp

Firecracker Shrimp

This may look like just another shrimp recipe to you all but for Nathan and I this sweet and spicy appetizer is part of our history and holds sweet and nostalgic memories. During our engagement we lived about 45 minutes apart in different states and were separated by the DC Beltway so seeing each otherContinue Reading