Category Archives: Cuisine

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

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

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie

We don’t have the best track record for traditional St. Patrick’s day fare. Corned beef is our nemesis and our Irish Soda bread wasn’t bad but fell a bit flat (literally.) So this year we wanted to try something different and seek to redeem our previous experiences. We chose Shepherd’s Pie for this attempt atContinue Reading

Shrimp and Grits Redux

Shrimp and Grits Redux

This recipe is a redo of an awesome dish that we first posted three years ago. We wanted to get better pictures of the shrimp and grits and, most importantly, we just wanted to eat what we think are the best shrimp and grits in the world again. This meal is the perfect comfort foodContinue Reading