Salad Days – Collards Edition

I’ve been given the joyous task of doing some recipe creation for the Market-To-Go program at the Oak Ridge Farmer’s Market! If you know me, there’s nothing I love more than my local farmer’s market, where I get to talk to the folks growing the food, learn more about the seasonal givings of our land,Continue reading “Salad Days – Collards Edition”

Fancy Butter

You well know that I love a fancy thing–whether that’s munching on homemade potato chips and cheap caviar or chopping up some beef for a tartare, I’m definitely a bougie bitch. But a bougie bitch who also loves cheap short cuts. One of the my favorite of these is a compound butter, which is basicallyContinue reading “Fancy Butter”

Feeling Lazy? Amp Up Some Sandwiches!

If you’re like me, you love cooking, you love good food, but sometimes…sometimes…the thought of doing your dishes, cooking, eating, and doing your dishes again is just more than you can handle. Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered with these simple hacks that amp up your sandwiches! A NOTE ON BREAD If you’re going toContinue reading “Feeling Lazy? Amp Up Some Sandwiches!”

If You’re Difficult Like Me, Maybe Go Vegan Just in Time for the Holidays

If you’ve been following along with this blog, you know I go back and forth between really healthy eating and not-so-healthy eating. Because I’m just a difficult person, I’ve decided my latest attempt at veganism is going to be just in time for the generally meat-soaked holidays (yeah, I used the term “meat-soaked”!). To getContinue reading “If You’re Difficult Like Me, Maybe Go Vegan Just in Time for the Holidays”

Pandemic Thanksgiving: Brining and Breaking Down a Turkey

Is it just you and the immediate fam for Thanksgiving this year? Thinking about skipping out on the turkey? Why miss an opportunity for $0.47/lb meat! (Seriously. That’s what it’s going for at my Kroger this week.) In this pre-Thanksgiving installment of #apocalycious, I’m going to teach you not only how to brine a bird,Continue reading “Pandemic Thanksgiving: Brining and Breaking Down a Turkey”

Treat Yourself – An Intro to Steak & Fries

As you’re probably aware, I spend a lot of time in the kitchen. I get bored with certain foods easily, and I am always hunting for my new favorite recipe. However, sometimes there’s nothing better than a simple steak. No fancy toppings. No herbed butter sauces. Just meat and salt. And you know, some sexyContinue reading “Treat Yourself – An Intro to Steak & Fries”

Seafood Chowder! Chowda!

The cold weather is starting to set in, and that means it’s time for even more comfort food. This week, Erin and I will be bringing you two iterations of chowder. I’m going to start off with a creamy seafood chowder with salmon and scallops. This recipe is simple, delicious, filling, and comforting, perfect forContinue reading “Seafood Chowder! Chowda!”