I don’t paint. I don’t sculpt. I don’t play an instrument, nor do I sing very well. Or, at all. I do, however, like to create dishes that are inspired by things. This dive bar sundae is my interpretation of, um, a dive bar.Read More dive bar sundae.
Does the thought of soggy potatoes drowning in mayo gross you out? *raises hand* I mean, seriously. A lot of the potato salads I’ve eaten have been boring. Soggy, overcooked Russets. Gallons of jiggly mayo. The sad, lone stalk of chopped celery added for random bits of crunch. Salt. Pepper. Boring.Read More Roasted Fingerlings with Pepper Vinaigrette
A Corn Haiku: This is a picture of corn. Corn on a blue plate. Corn waiting to get eaten. There really isn’t any super cute or fancy story about the origins of this side dish. I didn’t know what else to write, so like a boss I went with a Haiku. I’m not even sure […]Read More Quick Roasted Corn with Jalapeno and Sweet Pepper
Well, hello again. It has been awhile since I’ve put a blog post up, and this is actually my very first post under the new website name. For those new friends out there, my name is JC and just recently I opened up a baking business. I decided that I wanted to name the business […]Read More Texan Cheesesteak Stir Fry
I am welcoming BBQ season with open arms. I am welcoming the time of simple meals, cooked on the grill, and served with side dishes like roasted corn, potato salad, watermelon, and baked beans. I am not looking forward to the stifling hot Texas heat or the mosquito bites and West Nile warnings that […]Read More Stovetop Barbeque Bacon Beans
There are few things in life that tickle my fancy more than coffee and chocolate. I love desserts of all kinds: lemon, butterscotch, vanilla, really anything. But there is something about coffee and chocolate that just sends me over the moon. It had been awhile since I visited my favorite neighborhood store: Green Grocer in […]Read More Espresso Chocolate Almond Pudding