I pretty much spent my entire weekend eating Thanksgiving leftovers, and by late last night they were almost all gone. I had about enough left for one more meal, but there was a small problem — although I wanted a turkey sandwich to go along with my corn, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy I was completely out of bread,
Too tired to make a 10pm run to the grocery store I searched my refrigerator for a suitable replacement and noticed … Continue Reading »
Earlier this year I backed a Kickstarter project from a company called Anova that was making a low cost sous vide immersion circulator. For those of you who have no idea what sous vide cooking is, it’s basically a method of cooking food in airtight bags at very low temperatures for long periods of time. The idea behind it is that the food is cooked much more evenly and that you can actually cook the inside of your food properly … Continue Reading »
I recently spent 30 minutes digging through my kitchen cabinets trying to find some cookie cutters that it turns out were pretty much sitting right in front of me the entire time. On the plus side, I found a box of peanut butter flavored Pop-Tarts during my hunt and seeing as how they were about to expire I figured I should do something with them.
Now, I could have just eaten them for breakfast the next morning, but the problem … Continue Reading »
A couple weeks back I went on a Wisconsin cheese tour with eleven other food writers. Whenever I decide to stop being lazy and actually go through all the photos I took over the span of the trip you’ll have a pretty good blog post about it to read. Until then though here’s a grilled cheese sandwich that I made with ten different awesome Wisconsin cheeses from various places we stopped at during the course of our three day trek.… Continue Reading »
As you probably know, today is Halloween, and while many fast food restaurants are running October 31st-themed promotions that require far too much work — I love you Chipotle, but no way am I dressing up in a costume just to get a discounted burrito — Arby’s has one that I can actually get behind. Free bacon! What’s even better is that to get your free bacon all you have to do is say “trick or meat” when you place … Continue Reading »