How to Make Shrimp & Grits | Comfort Food for the Zombie Apocalypse

Shrimp & Grits

Comfort food. It means different things to different people. Chicken Pot Pie. Mac ‘n Cheese. Chicken Soup. Whatever your choice, these are the foods you reach for when the world’s got you down or when you’ve watched the season opener of The Walking Dead and your heart is broken, your soul crushed. Yes, it’s Hungry for more?

Kung Wow Chicken & Quinoa Lettuce Cups

Kung Wow Chicken & Lettuce Cups

One of the best things about culinary school, for me, was learning how to make some of my favorite dishes. The perfect folded omelet? Check. Risotto? Check. And Kung Pao Chicken. Che–, wait, what? Yes, you read that right. I learned to make the best Kung Pao Chicken, really, the best, in the kitchen Hungry for more?

Hasselback Tomatoes with Goat Cheese & Herbs

Hasselback Tomatoes with Goat Cheese And Herbs

A quick and easy side dish recipe is a great thing to have in your back pocket. Bonus points if it’s delicious and impressive enough to serve for guests. Enter Hasselback Tomatoes. Yes, tomatoes! The term Hasselback is usually applied to potatoes that are thinly sliced, accordion-style, seasoned and then baked. The end result Hungry for more?

How to Make Pureed Soup|Broccoli, Cheddar & Potato Soup

How to Make Pureed Soups | Broccoli Cheddar Potsto Soup

It’s no secret that any season other than summer is not my friend. I like the heat, even the humidity, sun so bright shades are a necessity and no need for sleeves or a jacket when I step outside. (Why I live in Maryland, where chilly breezes, frost and snow happen, is a mystery Hungry for more?

How to Stuff Mini Peppers | Creamy Chorizo-Stuffed Peppers

How to Stuff Mini Peppers | Creamy Chorizo-Stuffed Peppers

I lovelovelove a good appetizer – receipts here, here and here – and football season seems to bring out the best of them. Jalapeño poppers have never really been my thing. My palate’s a great big chicken when it comes to anything more than the suggestion of spice. (I’m trying to grow up, but Hungry for more?

Iceberg Lettuce 101 | Classic Wedge Salad

Iceberg Lettuce 101 | Classic Wedge Salad

Don’t call it a comeback! Iceberg’s been here for years. Yep, iceberg lettuce, the long-maligned and under-appreciated salad green is in vogue once more and with it, the Classic Wedge Salad. A thick wedge of iceberg lettuce topped with diced tomato, crumbled bacon and a creamy blue cheese dressing is the stuff steakhouse menus Hungry for more?

What is Chorizo? | Chorizo & Black Bean Stew

Chorizo black bean stew

Lookin’ at my Gucci it’s about that time…leaves and temperatures are dropping and my heart is breaking because FALL. I get it, four seasons, nothing lasts forever, snow is beautiful. BLAH, BLAH, BLAH. All of that’s true but summer is my favorite and I want it all the time. Mother Nature is clearly not moved Hungry for more?


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