Author Archives: Katryn

Baked Brie

Baked Brie

Yes, you have happened upon one of the few recipe blogs on the internet that is not posting a healthy, light or in any way good for you recipe during this first week of January. We are stolidly celebrating the holidays at least until next week and our Christmas tree is still cozily twinkling inContinue Reading

Sidecar

Sidecar

Let me introduce my new third favorite cocktail…the Sidecar. It comes, of course, just after the Whiskey sour (my favorite during winter) and the margarita (my favorite during summer.) Which means that yes, the mojito is dropping to fourth place. The reason that the Sidecar is an instant favorite is that it is actually theContinue Reading

Wonton Soup

Wonton Soup

Neither Nathan or I are big soup fans and make soup only occasionally. When Nathan likes soup it’s either one of the creamy soups or one of the canned soups that has double the suggested daily intake of sodium. So, it’s saying something that this wonton soup knocked both of our socks off….it was incredible.Continue Reading

Thai Yellow Curry

Thai Yellow Curry

For some people, comfort food is mac and cheese or chicken noodle soup…for me, it’s this curry. It’s finally getting cold here in the DC area and dishes like this ease the transition and warm you up from the inside out. Yellow curry is the Thai interpretation of Indian curry but the curry flavor isContinue Reading

Shakshuka

Shakshuka

How did I not know about Shakshuka before now?!? I was browsing through my copy of America’s Test Kitchen’s Vegetarian Cookbook and the recipe for Shakshuka caught my eye. It’s a one-skillet recipe of eggs poached in a tomato-red pepper sauce spiced with cumin, turmeric, paprika and cayenne. The dish is of Tunisian and MoroccanContinue Reading