Chicken BLTAs and Guinness

I’m still trying to finish my 4-pack of Guinness, so paired #3 with dinner last night, Chicken-Bacon-Lettuce-Tomato-Avocado sandwiches. Each sandwich consisted of an onion bun, a little mayo, 1/2 a sliced chicken breast, 2 slices…

Sausage casings

I bought Charcuterie, the book about curing meats, last friday. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed poking through it and reading the recipes (I’m still not done), and have decided that not only do I need to make…

Tortilla Soup

Pronounced Tort-ill-uh Soup. After my chicken mojo burritos that I made last sunday, I had 4 chicken carcasses that were all soaked in adobo and lime. I’m not one to waste the beauty that is…

Southwest Hamburgers from Scratch with Chipotle Ranch fries and Irish Coffee Cupcakes

So I found these fries at Trader Joe’s earlier this week and decided that I needed to make a meal around them. I thought to myself “Self, what’s more classic with fries than burgers?” Since…

Getting ready for tasty burgers tomorrow

So I decided that just for kicks, I’d do every part of this burger hoopla from scratch. Last night I made a ciabatta biga, and this morning baked 4 ciabatta rolls, then roasted a couple…

Frustrated with Calphalon

When we moved into the house, I threw this exciting housewarming shindig in an attempt to get our family and friends to see the house, plus to acquire stuff we’d need for the home. Mairead…