So like. Did y’all know you can make ricotta at home? And that it’s better than almost anything you could buy at a store (unless you have access to some mom and pop Italian market that makes it fresh)? It’s true. And it was SO easy to make, that of course I immediately had to
This cheese sauce has been tweaked and perfected quite a lot over the years, but it wasn’t till last year that I started adding chipotle to it to spice it up a bit. Prior to adding chipotle, I would add dry chili powder, pepper jack cheese, regular Tabasco, and sometimes even pickled jalapeno juice to
Earlier this year I discovered the amazingness that is pimento cheese. I went to Lexington for work and we went to this amazing little place to eat called Stella’s Kentucky Deli. I really went for the hot brown, but came away with a newfound love and appreciation for pimento cheese. (The hot brown was also
Pico de gallo is like… the perfect condiment for Mexican food. I use it on almost everything I make that’s Mexican. Tacos, taco salads, nachos, quesadillas, even as a dip on its own. Obviously you want to make sure you have the freshest, ripest ingredients as this is a raw dish with simple flavors. Two
Bruschetta! How do you say this, by the way? Broo-skett-ah? Broo-shett-ah? Who knows. I don’t care. I say Broo-shett-ah. Anyway. I love bruschetta because you know why? It makes me think of spring and summer, because can you really think of anything fresher and more delicious than a juicy, ripe tomato and some fresh basil?
I. LOVE. Blue cheese dressing. Like I kind of have a sick obsession with it. It’s literally THE ONLY salad dressing I ever use. And I use it on more than just salad. I dip cheese fries in it (because it’s better than ranch). I dip anything “buffalo” in it (because it’s better than ranch).
Ok so let me just be honest up front and say that THIS IS NOT MY RECIPE. It’s Bobby Flay’s. But it’s so simple, and so perfect every time I make it, that I really have to share it with you. There is literally no way that I could improve upon it and make it