Category Archives: Cuisine

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

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