Thursday, April 10, 2014

Single-Serve Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Single-Serve Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Our trip to New Orleans was not all about the food and drinks – even though it might have seemed so.  And ever since our New Orleans trip, when I think of cast iron, I think of the Garden District and the French Quarter and the gorgeous cast iron...

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Truffle Fry Grilled Cheese

Truffle Fry Grilled Cheese with Havarti

Let’s talk books today – I need some new stuff.  I’ve  had several different books going for some time but I need something new and exciting.  The last really good ones I read were The Fault in Our Stars and Gone Girl and what can beat those two? I...

Thursday, April 3, 2014

No-Knead Crusty Dutch Oven Bread

No-Knead Crusty Dutch Oven Bread

Some would argue that the key to a good grilled cheese is – duh – the cheese.  I would agree, but I would argue that the bread is of equal importance.  I would also argue that a super simple loaf of crusty, no-knead bread is super important.  The outer...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Chipotle Cheddar Grilled Cheese with Andouille Sausage & Smashed Avocado

Chipotle Cheddar Grilled Cheese with Andouille Sausage & Smashed Avocado

I’m sorry that it takes you a day to read the title of this sandwich but I really couldn’t leave out any of the details. I couldn’t leave out any of the details because it’s GRILLED CHEESE MONTH.  I’m also sorry for yelling.  It’s just grilled cheese!  I love...

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Peanut Butter-Lovers Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter-Lovers Peanut Butter Cookies

I went through a M.a.j.o.r. (with a capital M) peanut butter kick in college.  Eat-by-the-spoonful, eat-for-dinner, and-breakfast-and-lunch kind of kick.  Peanut butter is one of those pantry staples that was always around as I grew up.  I didn’t love it, but I didn’t hate it. In college I, of course,...

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Homemade Sloppy Joes

Homemade Sloppy Joes

Do you have those meals that you grew up eating and LOVED but didn’t realized until you were an adult that they were the most simple meals to prepare?  I thought my mom was a hero because she was such a good cook.  Well, she is a hero, but...