Shrimp Boil

Before I begin, I must apologize for the photos. They’re not the best. I really didn’t plan on taking pictures or posting this recipe, but I was excited by the results and really wanted to share. I’m attempting to post this recipe as I found it and let you know the changes I made. I…

Greek Mac and Cheese

I love mac and cheese! When I saw this recipe on Saveur.com, my mouth started to water and I knew I had to make this. I wasn’t disappointed. I was however a bit concerned about the pasta to liquid ratio. It seemed like way too much liquid, but most (all) of it was absorbed by…

Cookies N Cream Rice Krispies Treat

This recipe was kind of a no-brainer. Lately I’ve been into adding other ingredients to rice krispies treats (until now I didn’t see the need to mess with perfection), so the next natural step was to add oreos. I followed the basic recipe, bought a sleeve of oreos from the bodega, chopped them up and…

Buttermilk Pancakes

I first made these pancakes a few years ago for my son’s birthday breakfast.  The recipe was on the packaging for Star Wars pancake molds. I don’t usually try recipes found on product labels, but I made them and they were delicious.  They are the perfect balance of hearty and light.  I fry them in…

Grilled Cheese & Bacon

My son and I were trying to think of what to have for lunch.  I knew we had to go to Whole Foods to get our new favorite bacon and we had rye bread at home, so I suggested a grilled cheese and bacon.  I wanted something sharp like cheddar, but knew that cheddar wouldn’t melt…