In Fear of Mustard | The best Balsamic Vinaigrette, ever

Last week, I finally got around to making this delicious Avocado Chicken Caprese Salad I found over at Joyful Healthy Eats. It was beautiful! I took a few liberties; I cooked my chicken in a cast iron skillet instead of firing up my grill and I completely forgot to add the fresh basil. The biggest … Continue reading In Fear of Mustard | The best Balsamic Vinaigrette, ever

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day 5: Cooking for 1 (or 2)

When I was in college, I used to invite my friends over for Spaghetti Night. For a bunch of college kids, home cooked meals are the Holy Grail. I'd make a huge pot of my famous sauce and a couple pounds of noodles and we'd all eat and laugh and have a grand time. The … Continue reading day 5: Cooking for 1 (or 2)

The Case of the Missing Inspiration or, How I’m Kicking the Habit.

I am in a rut.  A food rut. I can cook.  Really, I'm quite good at it, but somehow I find myself making the same seven or eight dinners all the time.  And honestly, how many times can a person make the world's easiest from-scratch spaghetti sauce before it stops being impressive?  That's what I … Continue reading The Case of the Missing Inspiration or, How I’m Kicking the Habit.