Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

I saw these cookies in last month’s issue of Bon Appétite and was looking forward to making them for Valentines Day’s. Since nothing says “I love you” more than chocolate.   The recipe was really straight forward, but I knew something was off when the batter was more cake-like than cookie-like, and even though it thickened a bit while chilling in the fridge, the dough never turned into the consistency I imagined it would.  Continue reading

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Slow Roasted Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Cole Slaw

Slow Roasted Pulled Pork with Cole Slaw

I think it’s about time I finally come clean to my readers: I am, in fact, a non-meat eater. Gasp! Please don’t leave yet. I promise that a delicious pulled pork recipe will follow without any rantings from a vegetarian. While I do eat fish on occasion, I haven’t eaten meat of any kind in over 10 years. I suppose this technically defines me as a “pescatarian” but I find this word to be somewhat pretentious, so I just try to tell people that I simply don’t care for meat and I’ll leave it at that.  Continue reading

Spicy Butternut Squash Salad with Lentils and Goat Cheese

Spicy Butternut Squash Salad

Eating healthy can be really hard in winter.  It’s been so cold and there’s nothing like good-old comfort food to keep you warm.  Sometimes eating a regular old salad for dinner just won’t do, and you find yourself pining for something more satisfying that will make you forget about the snow that won’t stop falling.  But is it possible to stay on track and still feel completely satisfied with weeknight comfort food? With this recipe, I say absolutely.  Continue reading