Category Archives: Cuisine

Homemade Bagels

Homemade Bagels

So I’m pretty sure that during the making of this recipe Nathan got sick of hearing me say “Oh my gosh…these are amazing!!!” I just couldn’t stop myself…they were that good. The thing is, I’m usually not a big fan of bagels…they’re often just a huge ball of bread and I would much prefer toContinue Reading

7 Layer Mediterranean Dip

7 Layer Mediterranean Dip

Yes, we know…it’s been forever since you saw a new post at Rampant Cuisine! I blame Nathan for going to China for work for 3 weeks. Anyway, we’re back to normal posts now…just in time for the Super Bowl. (We know we’re one day late but this is a great appetizer for anytime!) Mexican 7-layerContinue Reading

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Sweet & Sour meatballs are one of those dated recipes that tend to be looked down on in our modern era of free ranging and locally sourcing. They’re a kitschy appetizer that make me think of 60’s holiday parties complete with Velveeta, shoulder pads, perms, and tinsel. There’s nothing gourmet or sophisticated about the recipeContinue Reading

Classic Apple Pie

Classic Apple Pie

So, I have a confession…I actually don’t love apple pie and it’s the last dessert I would order in a restaurant or buy at the store. Does that make me un-American? I guess I feel like there’s usually something wrong with most apple pies. Either they’re too sweet for my taste or the apples areContinue Reading

Peanut Brittle

Peanut Brittle

The best part about making this peanut brittle (besides eating it, of course) was watching Nathan ask the elderly wine man at our local beer and wine store what he suggested pairing with it. We normally get the clerk’s opinion on our sometimes wacky pairings but I’m pretty sure that ‘a wine to pair withContinue Reading