A couple of weeks ago, I came to the realization that we do not make enough cookies around here. I don’t know why, but we just don’t seem to make them very often. And I’m not ok with that. My mom always had a fail-safe chocolate chip cookie recipe that she could throw together in 30 minutes without looking at the instructions. Naturally, I asked for her recipe. 8 ingredients and done in under 20 minutes. Now, that’s my kind of cookie.
Being that it is December and all, I’m sure I could have gone with the more obvious cookie options. Like sugar or gingerbread ones. But I decided on chocolate chip instead. There are three reasons that I love these cookies… Continue reading →
With Christmas right around the corner, I thought I’d make a friendly gift suggestion. Go with jewelry. Maybe it sounds cliché, but I mean it. When jewelry has real thought and meaning behind it, I think it’s one of the best gifts that money can buy. If properly cared for, it lasts a lifetime. It can symbolize, commemorate, congratulate, or send a message. Continue reading →
Growing up gave me the best memories of homemade ice cream. Every once in a while, my dad would let me help make a batch of homemade ice cream. We would combine all of the ingredients – real eggs, milk, sugar, and vanilla – and pour the mixture into some kind of frozen metal bucket contraption with a small churning paddle. I never really understood how the thing worked; I just knew it took way, way too long. But the end result was always more than worth the wait. Creamy, sugar-y, pure vanilla heaven.
New York turned us into French food freaks. The night we finally found our apartment, we ate at the most perfect little French place in the East Village to celebrate. Mind, almost anything would’ve tasted like heaven at that point.
By then, we had spent 3 days trekking around Manhattan in 10-degree weather, seeing upwards of 25 apartments, and dragging my mom and brother along with us. That night began our love affair with the French.
At the moment, my diet consists of 3 food groups. Soup, chocolate, and wine. If it doesn’t make me feel warm and fuzzy, I’m not interested. I know it wasn’t long ago that we shared a vegan chili recipe. But see, I am in the mood for chili 24-7 right now, so I figured it would be alright to share another. Any complaints? I didn’t think so.
Hey guys, it’s Clark sharing the recipe today! I offered to write the post for this new drink because bourbon brings back some nostalgia from those good ol’ college years. Back when I thought it was so cool to drink Kentucky straight bourbon with no chaser… And I’m not talking about the good stuff, either! Needless to say, those days are long gone and my palette is a bit more refined. Now, if I’m drinking whisky, it’s going to be in a delicious drink like this one.
If I had a nickel for every time I burnt my mouth on hot food, I’d be well on my way to an extended Caribbean vacation by now. It’s not something I’m proud of. In fact, it’s kind of embarrassing. You would think that I would eventually learn to just freakin’ wait. But see, that would require patience, which is something I don’t have. That’s another topic for another day.