• Ginger-Scented Glazed Carrots

    these carrots may contain a little ginger, but don’t worry, these little babies definitely have a soul!   these are based on a side dish we made in my Methods of Cooking class way back in, like, October.  yea… I might be a little behind.  oh well.  I’ve made these without the ginger, like we …

  • Grapefruit Pearls… from SAVEUR

    ok, so I definitely can’t take credit for this trick, but I just HAD to share it with ya’ll, because it’s just so damn cool! here is the link: http://www.saveur.com/article/techniques/how-to-make-grapefruit-pearls?src=SOC&dom=fb   now,  the article is a little vague, so with that in mind, I broke it down a little bit more below. all you need …

  • Smoky Roasted Red Pepper Dip

    so, I’m thinking of getting a tattoo on my wrist that says “EAT YOUR F*CKI#%& VEGGIES!”  I admit it’s a bit crass, but it really is a good reminder for me, and great advice for pretty much everyone out there.  this is especially true for us Paleo folk.  I mean, I love bacon as much …

  • Shrimp and Andouille Gumbo

      my 2nd day cooking dinner in the cafeteria at school, I was assigned gumbo.  I thought to myself, “well this should be interesting considering I’ve never made it or eaten it before…”  I was given very little direction as to how to prepare it, too.  Chef said, “you’re gonna make a brown roux [shut …