Author Archives: Nathan

Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake

When you think about it, Red velvet is an odd cake. Essentially, It’s just a faintly chocolatey cake inexplicably dyed red. And yet, there’s a little more going on than meets the eye. The cake contains buttermilk and vinegar…two ingredients that naturally reveal the hints of red inherently found in cocoa and help to makeContinue Reading

Homemade Tostadas

Homemade Tostadas

You know how you have a vision of what something is going to look like before you make it? Well, our vision of this post was thin and crispy perfectly folded hard taco shells spilling over with our favorite toppings but standing up on their own like the brilliant Old El Paso “Stand and Stuff”Continue Reading

Pear, Arugula, Prosciutto, and Blue Cheese Flat Bread

Pear, Arugula, Prosciutto, and Blue Cheese Flat Bread

When we were contemplating what to post today we knew we wanted it to be a drastic departure from the Thanksgiving fare that we’ve all been eating for the past few days. We also weren’t quite ready to get into our more Christmasy postings so we opted for a light and seasonal tapas-style flatbread thatContinue Reading

Classic Mojito

Classic Mojito

So far, there is only one drink that Katryn and I have found that can tear us away from our beloved Margarita: the Mojito! There is something magical about the way the rum, mint, and lime mix to create the perfect refreshing drink to help enjoy the weekend or to unwind after a long dayContinue Reading

Pennant Ale 3.0

Pennant Ale 3.0

Here is the third iteration of our Belgian style Golden Ale!  This recipe is very similar to Pennant Ale 2.0 except for two things: we slightly reduced the amount of hops from 1.5 ounces to 1 ounce and slightly increased the amount of priming sugar to make sure that the beer was carbonated enough. MoreContinue Reading