Fried Pork Chops with Apples {& a Dijon Sauce!}

Pan-fried pork chops with apples is an easy, one-skillet recipe with a delicious Dijon sauce! Tender boneless chops, onions, and sweet juicy red apples are gently simmered to tender perfection. This dish is great served with mashed potatoes or even over homemade egg noodles. Ingredients & Variations PORK CHOPSBoneless chops are used in this recipe. […]

Review: One Eight Distilling Untitled Whiskey No. …

Here’s another Untitled release from the folks at One Eight Distilling in our great nation’s capital. Up until now, the Untitled series has consisted exclusively of sourced whiskey stocks, but for No. 18, the crew at One Eight decided to combine their in-house rye whiskey with one of their sourced bourbons. As a reminder, District […]

20200810 Golden Durum Bread with CLAS

To learn more about concentrated lactic acid sourdough (CLAS), please see here and here.          Before I show you my bread, let me introduce my new friends to you.       I’ve started a new hobby – vermicomposting – during the COVID quarantine.  These red wigglers will produce “black gold”  that will be very beneficial to my plants.        Hopefully, […]

Summer at Home: Family Pizza Night!

Like so many of you, my family has been hunkered down for the past several months due to the coronavirus. While so many things in our lives have been turned upside down and backwards through distance learning, sports and activities being cancelled, and just living in the world of COVID-19, one thing that has remained […]

4-Ingredient Scotcheroo Bites – The Real Food Dietitians

These 4-Ingredient Scotcheroo Bites have the perfect combination of sweet and salty.  A healthier version of the classic Scotcheroos, these chocolate covered scotcheroo bites are made with only 4 real food ingredients and a little sprinkle of sea salt and crushed peanuts. A quick-to-make dessert made with only 4 ingredients and loved by everyone. Get […]

Review: The Whistler Double Oaked, Honey Whiskey, …

The new Whistler Irish Whiskey brand comes to us from family-owned Boann Distillery, which can be found in the Ireland’s Boyne Valley. “At Boann, we pride ourselves in being one of the most innovative whiskey distilleries in Ireland, and in late 2019 our new state-of-the-art facilities and custom copper pot stills produced the first spirit […]

Easy Peasy Poolish Artisan Pizza Rolls  

These rolls can’t be simpler to make, yet they certainly don’t skimp on flavour. Unlike most supermarket buns, their texture is similar to a full-size pizza. They’re guaranteed crowd pleasers too.   Artisan Pizza Rolls   Dough flour Final Dough Poolish Total Dough   g % g % g % g % Flour 240 100 […]

No-Churn Peach Cobbler Ice Cream Recipe

I feel like I’ve managed the chaos known as 2020 with grace and dignity. That is, until I tried to make ice cream last week. As if this year wasn’t hectic enough we thought, “Why not try to build a house.” After searching the apartment we’re living in high and low, I was crestfallen when […]

Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Dip Recipe

Get my 5-Ingredient Keto Cookbook featuring over 120 simple recipes! Additional Info Net Carbs: 3 g | % Carbs: 5.3 % | % Protein: 3.5 % | % Fat: 91.2 % | SmartPoints: 11 Values Array ( [serving_size] => 0.25 [calories] => 242 [carbohydrates] => 14 [protein] => 2 [fat] => 23 [saturated_fat] => 14 […]

No-Cook Recipes for Summer | Serious Eats

[Photographs: Vicky Wasik, J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, Sasha Marx] If the weather by you is anything like New York right now, it’s hot. It’s there’s-no-way-I’m-turning-the-oven-on hot. At times like these, we turn to recipes that require only the bare minimum of cooking—and, moreover, are served cold. We don’t want to slave and sweat over a meal […]

Black Bean Soup (Freezer Friendly!)

This Black Bean Soup recipe is a thick and hearty favorite with tons of flavor. Black beans, veggies and broth simmer with our favorite bold seasonings for a delicious and easy soup! Serve with a dollop of sour cream, a sprinkle of bacon and your favorite fresh herbs or sliced green onions. Why We Love […]

Review: Basil Hayden’s Rye 10 Years Old

Here’s a little surprise that recently hit the market. On the heels of a less-than-stellar rye — and three oddball variants — Beam-owned Basil Hayden’s has taken this horse upmarket, slapping the original, un-gimmicked version with a big 10 year old age statement. It’s actually the first rye in the lineup to have any age […]

Sourdough “baton” | The Fresh Loaf

Continuing from a Russian “black” bread, so-called “baton” is another staple of Soviet and Russian shops. One of the most popular breads, it is delicious, with very slight sweet and buttery notes, and quite close, but very soft crumb. It sure was my favourite bread as a child.   Although not typically made with sourdough, after discovering […]

Best Turkey Burger Recipe |

These easy, flavorful turkey burgers can be cooked on the grill or stovetop. Keep them juicy using turkey leg and thigh meat and a little olive oil. Season with fresh herbs from the garden and serve with a side of chips! Photography Credit: Elise Bauer Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme. Long before I had any […]

Original Recipe: Mimmy’s Paloma – Drinkhacker

Hey folks, it’s another quarantine birthday cocktail, this one in honor of my mother, affectionately known as Mimmy to her grandkids. Mimmy is well known for her love of the color red (hence the grenadine), and since she’s a lifelong Texan, ruby red grapefruit from my home state had to be included in the recipe. […]

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