Not-so-Healthy Cooking

Brioche Stuffing with Caramelized Onions, Wild Mushrooms, and Kale

Brioche Stuffing with Caramelized Onions, Wild Mushrooms, and Kale Greens

IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR. (Besides summer. Haha.) It’s Thanksgiving! My favorite holiday. And I have another recipe to add to my Thanksgiving traditions, second only to my beloved pumpkin cheesecake. So, friends. I’ve been waiting a YEAR to write this post! A year?! Yes, a year, because I made this brioche stuffing […] Read more…

Lobster Gruyere Mac and Cheese

Lobster Gruyere Mac and Cheese

With the rooomaaantic holiday of Valentine’s Day coming up this weekend, you might be looking for an indulgent, out-of-the-ordinary meal to cook for your special someone (or yourself, I don’t judge). For some reason, my mom would always make lobster for our family on Valentine’s Day, I suppose just because it’s a more “fancy” delicacy […] Read more…

Peanut Butter Sea Salt Truffles

Peanut Butter Sea Salt Truffles

Let’s just admit it: I’m not the best baker, and I don’t really care. I’m impatient, imprecise, and don’t have much of a sweet tooth, traits that are not beneficial for someone who wants to excel in the world of baked goods. Luckily I have a few great recipes in my back pocket that don’t require a ton of […] Read more…

White WInter Truffle Mac & Cheese

White Winter Truffled Mac + Cheese

I have a winter/holiday tradition with one of my oldest friends (and former roommate), Dayna. Every year, the first time it snows, we set aside the evening to drink a bunch of wine and make homemade truffled macaroni and cheese. It all started seven (!) years ago when I found a recipe online and we […] Read more…

Pumpkin Goat Cheese Devils on Horseback

Pumpkin + Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates

Let’s talk fall entertaining! If you’re going to a Halloween party tonight and want to bring something more than candy and liquor (not that there’s anything wrong with candy and liquor on Halloween – trust me) you should try this recipe. One of my all-time, go-to apps is blue cheese stuffed dates wrapped in prosciutto, […] Read more…

Thai Panang Curry Breakfast Noodles

Spicy Panang Curry Breakfast Noodles

Yes, noodles for breakfast. This isn’t one of my healthiest creations, but I like to think I get some points for creativity. If you live in Austin like me, you know it’s been super thunderstormy here lately. Memorial Day was one of these thunder-and-lightning-no-way-in-hell-am-I-leaving-the-house mornings, and Rob and I found ourselves in quite the conundrum. We […] Read more…