Category Archives: Cuisine

Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori chicken…one of the most ubiquitous of Indian dishes and yet one that is intimidating to make at home unless you own a Tandoor, a cylindrical clay or metal oven that can reach temperatures of 900 degrees fahrenheit. However, once we got the idea in our head that we wanted to make Tandoori chicken atContinue Reading

Mushroom and Leek Galette

Mushroom and Leek Galette

We have a confession…Nathan and I will never become vegetarian nor do we have any interest in doing so. Yes, we try to buy responsibly sourced meat and fish and we limit the amount of meat that we consume but at the end of the day…we like meat. However, if we WERE to become vegetarianContinue Reading

Moo Shu Pork

Moo Shu Pork

If you’re like me, when you hear the word Moo Shu you think of the little dragon in the Disney movie Mulan and don’t know what Moo Shu pork actually is (unless you eat at more Chinese restaurants than we do.) Mu shu pork is a stir fried dish of Northern Chinese origin that becameContinue Reading

Chicken and Waffles

Chicken and Waffles

We’ve been talking about making chicken and waffles for ages but were inhibited by one crucial factor…the lack of a waffle maker. We were spurred to action when we saw chicken and waffles on the menu of a local restaurant for $25 and decided that we could buy an inexpensive waffle maker AND make theContinue Reading

Perfect Sticky Buns

Perfect Sticky Buns

Behold, Nathan’s birthday breakfast. This year, Nathan had to work for most of his birthday (even though his birthday fell on a Sunday!) so my way of easing the pain of working on a Sunday birthday was making the most delicious food I could think of…starting with these sticky buns. Like the name implies, theseContinue Reading