Category Archives: Cuisine

Farmhouse Burger

Farmhouse Burger

Nathan and I have always dreamt of grinding our own meat. However, we’ve given up (at least for now!) because we’ve had nothing but bad experiences…even though we have a KitchenAid grinding attachment that is supposed to work well. (And yes, I refuse to believe that the problem is user error.) We always ended withContinue Reading

Roast Leg of Lamb

Roast Leg of Lamb

St. Patrick’s day is this Thursday so per usual we wanted to post a recipe along that theme. However, we’ve done all the usual things…corned beef, Irish soda bread, shepherd’s pie…the list goes on. Then, I remembered this lamb recipe that we saw awhile back on ‘ATK’ (America’s Test Kitchen). It’s not technically an IrishContinue Reading

Cuban Picadillo

Cuban Picadillo

Cuban picadillo is like a half sister to the chilis that are more widely known in the U.S. It’s made with some of the same ingredients such as beef, tomatoes, green pepper and cumin but the similarities end when you start adding ingredients like raisins (!!), pimento stuffed green olives, capers and red wine vinegar.Continue Reading

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

We eat pancakes every. single. Sunday morning without fail. I have this reliably awesome basic pancake recipe down pat and they’re so delicious that I haven’t deviated from the recipe in years. However, when we saw these lemon ricotta pancakes on our new favorite show, we knew we had to cheat on our usual pancakesContinue Reading

The Cubano Sandwich

The Cubano Sandwich

I have always hated swiss cheese…it’s one of the very very few foods I can’t stand. However, this sandwich is making me rethink my swiss aversion. Apparently, I love swiss cheese when it’s sandwiched between crusty bread, ham, slow cooked cuban pulled pork, pickles, red cabbage, avocado, mustard and horseradish. Imagine that! The thing thatContinue Reading