Category Archives: Cuisine

Egg In The Hole Grilled Cheese

Egg In The Hole Grilled Cheese

Nathan went to New York City for a work trip back in the spring and when he came home I heard more about this grilled cheese sandwich than any other part of the trip. He had it for brunch at a restaurant called ‘The Breslin’ and according to Nathan the sandwich ”was amazing, mind blowingContinue Reading

Homemade Hash Browns

Homemade Hash Browns

From Monday through Friday I eat breakfast at my desk at work and Nathan eats a granola bar or nothing at all (unless you count drinking coffee as eating breakfast…which I don’t.) To make up for this, we always do a nice brunch on Sunday and sometimes Saturday as well. Pancakes are our go-to, defaultContinue Reading

Pasta Carbonara

Pasta Carbonara

Back in February, Nathan and I had a California vacation planned. I had a conference in LA and he was going to meet me at the end of it for a road trip from Southern CA to San Francisco. Well, it snowed in DC and Nathan’s flight was cancelled so we had to cancel ourContinue Reading

Homemade Cracker Jack

Homemade Cracker Jack

I feel like I need to start this post with a warning and a disclaimer because this stuff is dangerous. According to Wikipedia, the original Cracker Jack slogan (coined in 1896) was “The More You Eat The More You Want” and this could not be more true! The stuff is literally “Crack”er Jack. However, theContinue Reading

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken Cordon Bleu

There are many ‘stuffed meat’ dishes in European cuisine. My world was just rocked, however, to learn that Chicken Cordon Bleu (so French sounding, no??) is actually not French. Most likely, it was developed by an unknown American chef back in the 1940’s who was simply inspired by French and other European dishes and namedContinue Reading