A Little Bit of Turkey with My Pie

Over the past few years, I’ve developed a pretty consistent process and recipe for a sweet, savory, moist, and crispy turkey. With that said, this post really isn’t about turkey. If you’re interested in my pumpkin pie, or turkey recipe, click here! I’m here to talk about pie. This year we stuck to two pies, and I… Continue reading A Little Bit of Turkey with My Pie

Single Pan Braised French(ish) Mustard Chicken with Fresh Parsley

There is a certain splendor in making a one-pan dinner, a beauty hinged on the assumed simplicity, but dependent on the correct ordering of cooking. Like many of the things I cook [and advocate cooking], I am a huge fan of improvisation. Like jazz, there is something innately pleasing from melding a handful of separate ingredients… Continue reading Single Pan Braised French(ish) Mustard Chicken with Fresh Parsley

Cider Marinade for Chicken

On Friday afternoon, I wandered my way into the Central Meat Market, a local butcher, for the first time. Although it was 5 p.m. on the eve of independence day, there was no line curving out the door, or any shortage of good looking meat. While there were very affordable cuts of beef, and pork,… Continue reading Cider Marinade for Chicken

A Plate of Leftover Food

Recently, I dove into the thousands and thousands of pictures that occupy a good portion of my computer’s memory, and found a found a couple of pictures that represent my daily experiences with food over the last two to three months. While this post contains no instruction, or recipe, don’t worry! There will be more… Continue reading A Plate of Leftover Food

Tardy Thanksgiving Recap: Pies and Birds

It’s been a while since I last posted, but I have some Thanksgiving goodies for you to try out. This Thanksgiving, I scaled back the number of dishes I took on , and ‘only’ made a Bourbon-Honey Roasted Turkey, a green bean salad, and an array of homemade pies [including: sweet potato, and pumpkin]. About… Continue reading Tardy Thanksgiving Recap: Pies and Birds

Skillet-Baked Eggs with Tomatoes, Rice, and a Pinch of Curry

Yesterday morning, I was feeling quite adventurous and hungry from a late night, which ended with Denver getting dumped with snow. In that adventurous spirit, I tried a new method of making eggs, Eggs baked in a skillet. I have always liked how the yolks stick out on top of everything you have cooked, like… Continue reading Skillet-Baked Eggs with Tomatoes, Rice, and a Pinch of Curry