The other day, I poured half of my Wee Heavy into half a cup of coffee that was sitting in my fridge – and with the addition of two ice cubes, it was DELICIOUS. So delicious, in fact, that I wondered how this concoction would taste if I added chocolate ice cream… For those… Continue reading Hipster Beer Adventures, Part I: “Wee” Misadventures in Milkshakes
Super Bowl Snacks, Part V: Raven for Kibbie!
Kibbie is a traditional Lebanese meat pie made with bulgur wheat and ground lamb. I’ve made it a grand total of once. It’s freakin’ delicious. But today, in my quest for a Super Bowl worthy dish in celebration of my brothers team, I will be Baltimoring it up. Bring on the Old Bay. Here’s the… Continue reading Super Bowl Snacks, Part V: Raven for Kibbie!
Super Bowl Snacks, Part IV: This Counts as a Vegetable, Right?
By Alicia Ghio When it comes to party snacks I often cannot resist the classics – chips and onion dip, loaded nachos, and yes, anything made with puff pastry. I know it goes against my “healthy eating philosophy” but I love all the fluffy, buttery goodness of puff pastry. Hey, everything in moderation, right?
Super Bowl Snacks Part III: Bair’s Swathed Swine
You might call me an instinctual cook; I’ve always been a very “Cook it ‘til it looks done” kind of guy. But before that sounds like I don’t know what I’m doing, I’m also a very “It takes me this long to make because it comes out amazing” kind of guy. I’m not always as… Continue reading Super Bowl Snacks Part III: Bair’s Swathed Swine
Super Bowl Snacks, Part II: Dipped in Beans
As someone who isn’t a sports fan, my only concern at a Super Bowl party is the food. This smooth, delicious White Bean Dip is a great alternative to the usual hummus made with garbanzo beans. It’s super easy to make and it’s a healthy option that won’t break your New Year’s resolution. Makes 6… Continue reading Super Bowl Snacks, Part II: Dipped in Beans
Super Bowl Snacks, Part I: Stuffed with Mayonnaise
So it’s the Ravens vs. the 49s — or HarBowl, as some are calling it. Now the question is, what are you going to bring to the Superbowl party? Here are a few humble suggestions… Mom-In-Law’s Artichoke Dip This recipe is low-effort and it tastes great! (Hopefully it’s not “secret,” because here I am posting… Continue reading Super Bowl Snacks, Part I: Stuffed with Mayonnaise
Mosh Potatoes: One Rockin’ Cookbook
A couple months ago, I got an awesome housewarming present from Vegetarian Metalhead: Mosh Potatoes, a cookbook of recipes by metal musicians. Compiled by Steve Seabury, each dish in the collection begins with an anecdote from the artist/cook, and there are lots of funny pictures of the bands “rocking out” in their kitchens. But can… Continue reading Mosh Potatoes: One Rockin’ Cookbook