Bacon Waffles

Jen bought a waffle iron for me when I finished writing my undergraduate thesis, which was a horrid affair. While the gesture was sweet, I knew it was an appliance I wouldn’t use much. Ever since though, she’s tried to … Continued

Apple Pies

For me, fall means apple picking. And apple picking means apple pies! The minute the weather turned crisp, we grabbed some friends and headed upstate to pick as many apples as we could carry. Empires and Jonagolds were ripe in … Continued

Strawberry Jam Brownies

Everyone at work has been trying to shake off the tense, busy months we just came out of. Since Iron Chef was such a hit, someone decided we should have a brownie throwdown. I wasn’t sure if I was going … Continued

Savory Rosemary Waffles

When you’re tired of the same old same old for dinner, shake it up. Try some savory waffles topped with all manner of goodness. These waffles can be as decadent or as light as you like. Ours were somewhere in … Continued

Lotus Root Salad

Lotus root is a beautiful vegetable that is surprisingly versatile. I’ve used it in stews, salads, and (my favorite use) tempura. JustHungry.com has a helpful guide for how to prepare this starchy root. Ever since I read this post, I’ve … Continued