Category Archives: Cuisine

Bruschetta

Bruschetta

When Nathan and I were first married, one of our favorite quick appetizers to make was a simple tomato bruschetta. We would place slices of tomato and mozzarella on pieces of crusty baguette and toast our tasty creations in the oven until they were hot and melty. Somewhere along the way we forgot about bruschettaContinue Reading

Mussels in White Wine Sauce

Mussels in White Wine Sauce

It’s always surprising to me how easy, inexpensive, and delicious it is to make mussels at home. They seem like one of those things that you should just go out and order in a restaurant but in reality we’ve found that we can prepare better mussels at home and they take about 30 minutes toContinue Reading

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 S’mores

Homemade S’mores

Can you tell that we’re excited for summer? Once we had the idea to make homemade marshmallows and graham crackers for S’mores we couldn’t even wait until May to make this nostalgic campfire classic. We live in a condo so we had to ‘roast’ our marshmallows over our electric cooktop but the flavor was theContinue 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