You guys. I’m kinda proud of this one. I tried something weird and new and it actually worked! Deliciously! See more about this unusually spiced, comforting dish after the jump! Continue reading
This week’s recipe was inspired (once again) by the poor leftover things languishing in my fridge. Namely this guy:
I’ve always preferred legs to breasts – on chickens, of course 😉 Bone-in chicken thighs especially have so much more character (a.k.a. fat) than chicken breasts. And the price! You just can’t beat it, especially when it’s on sale.
That’s like 50 cents per thigh! Wowza. With the help of some bright, fresh ingredients, these chicken thighs make a meal that’s balanced, satisfying and deeply flavorful – and you only need to dirty one pot! See how after the jump.
Summer berries are here, huzzah! To celebrate, I was going to make a typical fruit tart with cream cheese filling. But then I remembered this wonderful berry pie recipe from Cooks Illustrated and decided to combine the two. It takes some time to put together, but if you like berries and the tangy richness of cream cheese, this pie’s for you!
This is budget cooking that kicks ramen noodles’ ass(es?). Don’t get me wrong, I love me some instant ramen but this is so much better and still super affordable. See how I combine inexpensive pork chops with leftover bread crusts to make this tasty meal after the jump!
One day I had way too much leftover whipped cream (you know, it happens sometimes..). See my spoon drowning in the excess? My roommate suggested I just throw it away to which I gasped audibly and dramatically. WASTE this heavenly, pillowy goodness?
Instead, I decided to make a crepe cake – I had been wanting to try one and this was the perfect opportunity. See how I punched up the flavor after the jump!