Super Bowl Salsa Recipe

Are your social networks exploding with Super Bowl recipes? I never knew so many people were obsessed with the NFL. In the food blogger world, the Super Bowl is about much more than the events on the field. It is a chance to showcase some crowd-wowing creations. Every few months, cooks…

How to Make a Mean Chipotle Chili: Recipe

NFL preseason is over. You still think your fantasy football team has a shot. College football is in full swing. All that can only mean one thing: chili season is here! I subsist on beans and carbs. This diet may contribute to the hula hoop of personal space my friends often give…

Chicken Piccata with Asparagus

  Chicken Piccata can seem a daunting dish to new cooks. There are a few steps that may be new to you. Butterflying. Dredging. Searing. Deglazing. But those are just words. Hopefully, this walkthrough removes the fear and helps you unlock some advanced skills to add to your arsenal. Worst…

Beer-Braised Barbacoa Tacos

We are nearly a week and a day out from the showdown of showdowns. The stakes are higher than ever. I am putting my best taco against offerings from home cooks in Chicago to see if years of visits to taqueria's were worth it. This will be my third attempt in a cooking…

Basic Carbonara Recipe with a Twist

It's been a while since the summer of carbonara. Enough time has passed to make me crave the salty, silky goodness that is carbonara. The dish is relatively basic once you get the procedure down. See the carbonara recipe below. After that, you can make this repeatedly and easily. It…