I have a lot of memories of my parents pulling chicken cacciatore out of the oven. When I was little I always hoped we would put more cheese on it, and turn it into a chicken parmesan. But now I find myself missing this delicious hearty chicken dish. Though I am the first to admit, I have not got it down the way my mom did. It’s gonna take a few more times before I can make it that good....
Homemade caramel Making candy scares me a little. I blame the really, really bad burn I got the first time I ever tried, or maybe just the fact that it took me years to figure out a candy thermometer works (now I have a cool digital one that even I can’t read wrong). But you should not be afraid of making candy. It is really more like delicious mad science. And you, as things bubble and...
I love oatmeal raisin cookies. We were out of raisins. So I made these instead. I first ran across oatmeal cookies with butterscotch chips when I was living in Hollywood and near an Nestle Toll House cookie store. I don’t even like butterscotch but this combination is divine! My friend Alex came over to help me bake these babies before we went to go see Beauty and the Beast. Which...
Back to School
Sorry no recipe this week. I spent my weekend traveling, working out last minute schedule changes and otherwise getting everything ready to get back into the law school routine. Promise something good for next week. For all the students out there good luck with the new Spring Semester!
My fiancé loves this ham. Obscenely, verbosely, abidingly and deeply loves this ham. I think sometimes this recipe is the reason he is marrying me. And it is so easy! We make it at this festive holiday season but there is no reason you can’t make it and some good mac and cheese soufflé and have a mini holiday meal when the days are grey and dark and you think it is gonna be forever until it is...