Category Archives: Cuisine

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

When we were doing recipe research for this post we came across an oddly large number of what could only be considered ‘odes of love’ to French Onion Soup. Phrases such as gorgeously cheesy, transcendent, rich, gooey, smoky, and silky are thrown around…alot. I have to admit that before making this soup at home IContinue Reading

Beef Wellington

Beef Wellington

Like many other classic culinary creations the origins of beef wellington are completely unclear. There are theories that beef Wellington is named after Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. However, there’s very little evidence actually attaching this dish to the Duke and the earliest recorded recipe to bear this name appeared in a 1966 cookbook.Continue Reading

Turkey Ramen

Turkey Ramen

There are Thanksgiving leftovers recipes floating around everywhere on the internet right now with turkey and all the sides morphed into any dish and cuisine you can think of. We think this Turkey Ramen is an especially awesome one because not only does it use any leftover turkey you may have but it also utilizesContinue Reading

Rack of Lamb

Rack of Lamb

We wanted to do a post for the holidays and we came up with…rack of lamb. Partially because we’ve never made lamb before and partially because sometimes you need to switch it up from the turkey and ham! Yes, it may be a more non-traditional dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas but it is so easy,Continue Reading

Chile Rellenos

Chile Rellenos

Ok, let’s reflect on what a chile relleno (or ‘stuffed chile’) is…the two guys at our local wine and beer store didn’t know which is a travesty in my opinion. Essentially, a roasted poblano pepper is stuffed with a mix of cheeses (we used monterey jack and queso fresco), battered with a light and airyContinue Reading