If you're like me (don't deny it tubby) then you'd probably like to lose a few pounds. But if you're also like me, you're not reeeaaally looking to change much to do it. No life-altering diet changes, no cutting out your favorite foods and drinks, but if there's a healthy option that's still delicious - … Continue reading Macro bowls with macro flavor
Breakfast hash, brought to you by science!
It's the weekend, you're waking up with at least a partial hangover, and are looking for breakfast to heal you. You look in the fridge and there's a little of this, a little of that. Some eggs, a slice or two of bacon, half an onion and maybe a leftover potato. Perfect, you think! You've … Continue reading Breakfast hash, brought to you by science!
Vegan risotto? Yup, Umami bomb!
There's no nice way to say it, no way to sugarcoat it, you need to own a pressure cooker. OK I guess that was pretty nice...but still do it! For the longest time I thought of a pressure cooker as a nice to have, but by no means a necessity in the kitchen. "Braise beef … Continue reading Vegan risotto? Yup, Umami bomb!
This. Recipe. Has. EVERYTHING!
I recently got into following another food blog - Food Wishes, and I really dig Chef John's style. His delivery is nice and the slightly dorky jokes enjoyable, but most importantly the recipes themselves are excellent. I also appreciate that while he shows you what ingredients he's using, and makes a video of the recipe itself, … Continue reading This. Recipe. Has. EVERYTHING!
Cocktail Bar Cuisine
Ever been to Cobble Hill? That's a neighborhood in Brooklyn that's just bars on bars on bars. Beer bars, literary bars and of course - schmancy cocktail bars. I have no problem with cocktail bars in theory, but I don't think just because you stock up on chartreuse you automatically justify $16 drinks. On top of … Continue reading Cocktail Bar Cuisine
WE’RE GOING OFF SCRIPT SAUCE!
It's rainy, it's cold outside and even though the grocery store isn't all that far away...ehhh, no thanks. So me and the future Mrs. Not Chef Jared are sitting at home trying to come up with something for dinner. Really we're trying to talk ourselves into finding a way to use the random crap in … Continue reading WE’RE GOING OFF SCRIPT SAUCE!
Udon Comfort Zone
We're stuck in weather hell right now, smack dab in the shortest, coldest days of the year. So let's take a trip down memory lane, back to the halcyon days of my youth... When I was a little kid, family dinners were typically one of two varieties, awesomely American dishes or delicious, Austrian cuisine. While … Continue reading Udon Comfort Zone
Saag Paneer Cheer
I was trying to decide what to write for my first post on this food blog. I wanted to make a splash, a big to-do and so I decided to swing for the fences and go with a cuisine I've never cooked before. I settled on Saag Paneer for a couple of reasons: I'd eaten … Continue reading Saag Paneer Cheer