I Went All Out For My Parents’ 50th Anniversary Dinner. Check Out What I Made!

June 16, 2019

My parents celebrated 50 incredible years of marriage recently, and my gift to them was a very fancy dinner that I made myself. How fancy? Well, it was the first time I’ve ever bought lobster tails!

I knew exactly what I wanted to do with these expensive little buggers. Grill ’em! I looked at a few recipes online, and then Read the rest of this entry »

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I Stuffed a Whole Lotta Peppers, and You Should Too!

April 22, 2016

Here’s an easy, healthy meal idea: Stuffed Peppers. You can stuff a pepper with all sorts of stuff, but I stuffed them with this stuff: more veggies, some lentils, and a few other ingredients. This version happens to be vegan, gluten-free, low-carb, but most of all, delicious.

pile-of-bell-peppers

This recipe calls for 10 bell peppers, which was how many I could fit in my dutch oven. Feel free to halve the recipe, or, I don’t know, double it, if your dutch oven is ginormous. Read the rest of this entry »


A Fresh Take on Tuna Casserole

February 11, 2014

A few weekends ago, while flipping through the channels, I settled on a PBS cooking show called “Pati’s Mexican Table,” and for a few minutes I watched host Pati Jinich make a tuna casserole that I wanted to eat right then. It stuck in my head for two weeks. A couple friends came over for dinner the other night, providing me the perfect opportunity to try it out. I modified the recipe somewhat (like I always do, with mixed results), but it still turned out pretty tasty. It starts, like a lot of good recipes do, with onion and garlic.

garlic-chopped-red-onion

The recipe from “Pati’s Mexican Table” is called Read the rest of this entry »