Category Archives: Cuisine

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

Pear, Arugula, Prosciutto, and Blue Cheese Flat Bread

Pear, Arugula, Prosciutto, and Blue Cheese Flat Bread

When we were contemplating what to post today we knew we wanted it to be a drastic departure from the Thanksgiving fare that we’ve all been eating for the past few days. We also weren’t quite ready to get into our more Christmasy postings so we opted for a light and seasonal tapas-style flatbread thatContinue Reading

Simple Pancakes

Simple Pancakes

I make pancakes almost every single Sunday morning. Sundays are the only day that we have time for a leisurely breakfast and after a week of grab and go breakfasts it is necessary for me to have pancakes at least once… and so a tradition began. I used to ask Nathan what he wanted forContinue Reading

Lasagna Bolognese

Lasagna Bolognese

Last week I searched for our meat lasagna post on Rampant Cuisine and realized that it…didn’t exist?!? We’ve done a veggie lasagna but had never tackled a straight up deceptively simple lasagna bolognese. After some research I realized that lasagna bolognese is kind of the Mt. Everest of Italian cooking. The dish requires a slowContinue Reading