Author Archives: Nathan

Cherry Blossom Cocktail

Cherry Blossom Cocktail

If you really wanted to torture Nathan and I, you would take us to the Washington, D.C. Cherry Blossom festival on a Saturday afternoon. We shudder at the thought of the crowds packed into the tidal basin taking pictures, pedal boating or picnicking with the hordes. We’re perfectly happy celebrating the cherry blossoms in ourContinue Reading

Coconut Chocolate Macaroons

Coconut Chocolate Macaroons

I have a couple members of my family that are gluten intolerant, so I’m always looking for recipes that don’t contain gluten. I’m not talking about gluten-free recipes with a ton of obscure, hard to find ingredients but instead just recipes that happen to naturally not contain any gluten. These chocolate dipped coconut macaroons areContinue Reading

Linguine with Clam Sauce

Linguine with Clam Sauce

This is one of those meals that I’m surprised that we haven’t already made in the almost 5 years of Rampant Cuisine. It’s such an elegant classic and yet so simple and delicious…a comfort food that works for any season. I had the idea to try this recipe for a very boring reason…it turns outContinue Reading

Bahn Mi Sandwich

Bahn Mi Sandwich

Nathan got a Bánh mì sandwich for lunch in DC last week and it was just ‘meh’…so of course we were challenged to make our own awesome version at home! Before making this Bánh mì sandwich, I thought that the sandwich was strictly a Vietnamese recipe. However, the recipe is actually a fusion of FrenchContinue Reading

Lamb Hashweh

Lamb Hashweh

This is the third installment in a series we’re calling “things Nathan ate in Saudi Arabia.” His trip proved to be very valuable for Rampant Cuisine as it inspired us to make Baklava, Sambousek, and now…Hashweh. Hashweh (our version at least!) is essentially rice seasoned with cinnamon, allspice, and nutmeg and then mixed with choppedContinue Reading