Cooking, Recipes, Winter Recipes

Candied Maple Mustard Bacon

It's hard to deny that bacon is great on it's own, without embellishments. And it's probably a special kind of heresy to suggest that you can improve on bacon. But you can. You can. Because while great ingredients stand on their own, sometimes there is a combination of other ingredients that enhance their flavor and make… Continue reading Candied Maple Mustard Bacon

Cooking, Recipes, Spring Recipes, Winter Recipes

Roasted Stuffed Peppers

Favorite family recipes can whisk you away in a heartbeat. In my case, stuffed bell peppers take me back. Back to a tiny little kitchen full of spices and spattering sauce and love and undoubtedly several cans too many of tomatoes {although my dad will argue that you can never have too many tomatoes}, to… Continue reading Roasted Stuffed Peppers

Cooking, Recipes, Winter Recipes

One Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Craving your favorite fast-casual spot's broccoli cheddar soup but just can't get there or they don't deliver to you? This knock-off recipe will keep your broccoli cheddar cravings satisfied just fine! When I'm folding laundry or washing dishes or a number of other mundane chores, I usually have HGTV on in the background. Inspiration that… Continue reading One Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Cooking, Recipes, Winter Recipes

Black + Gold Brownie Bars with Vanilla Ice Cream

Okay, maybe I spoke too soon about that spring weather coming in. This week lulled us into a false sense of security. Mid-40s all week until yesterday, and then the cold set in. But that's how it goes. Winter is that angry friend who goes to the door again and again and keeps turning back,… Continue reading Black + Gold Brownie Bars with Vanilla Ice Cream

Cooking, Recipes, Winter Recipes

Winter Corn + Blue Crab Chowder

Every time I make soup, especially a hearty winter comfort soup, I think...you know, I don't make enough soup. Because soup is magic. It's a hearty hot hug for your insides. It stocks you up with warmth that can last all day - especially if you take a small thermos of it with you. I… Continue reading Winter Corn + Blue Crab Chowder

Adventures, Cooking, Food Exploring, london, Recipes, Winter Recipes

Food Exploring :: Cottage Pie with Winter Lager

Over the last few years, I’ve been on a number of adventures around the world that have opened my eyes and inspired me to think in different ways. A lot of these adventures have inspired valuable lessons that have stuck with me, and others have inspired recipes as well! That gave me the idea to… Continue reading Food Exploring :: Cottage Pie with Winter Lager

Cooking, Recipes, Winter Recipes

Easy Four Ingredient Beef Chili

Sometimes in our lives, we need the complex and artful recipes, where ingredients are individually parsed and sauteed in butter and bourbon before being carefully assembled in a way that brings out the nuances of their flavor. Other times, we're exhausted just typing that sentence and we just want to throw a bunch of stuff… Continue reading Easy Four Ingredient Beef Chili