Sourdough Loaves

Before you begin it's important that you have the proper tools that will lead you to the glorious end that is crusty, tender, heartwarming bread. Having all the drive in the world but not the means may result in disappointing hunks of what some may try to call "bread". Followed by bouts of existential dread …

Grilled Pizza

We've tried a few recipes over the years and this dough recipe plus technique is our favorite! Click here for the recipe and lots of helpful pictures. Kitchn is a great resource - I've never had a dud of a recipe from them.   Essentially, you make your dough, let it rise (it doesn't take …

Kimchi+Spam Fried Rice

I'm a little ashamed to admit it was a Buzzfeed article that led me to this recipe. But it's probably been my most-often repeated dinner for the past year. Family coming into town? Kimchi and Spam Fried Rice. Dinner guests who aren't afraid of new flavors? Spam and Kimchi Fried Rice. I know I'm prone …

Baklava Cheesecake

Yes, you read that right. It's a wheel of baklava sitting atop a honey cinnamon cheesecake with a nutty shortbread crust all around. This recipe was a lot of fun, and while it was labor intensive, it was not difficult nor complicated. Click here for the recipe. Her blog is great (and has a fantastic …