Avocado Salsa

Avocado Salsa may be one of my favorite things. At Papas & Beer they have an avocado salsa that I literally go there just to have some of. And recently I saw where Tostitos was jumping on the bandwagon and releasing a jarred version. Well, it seems to me that the fresher the salsa, the…

Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan is entirely underrated in my opinion. Why? Probably because almost every restaurant rendition I’ve ever had is a greasy, fried, sloppy mess with an overwhelming amount of cheese served over overcooked pasta. And if you try to make it the way it gets served up most places, your kitchen is covered in frying…

Almond Oatmeal Chocolate Morsel Cookies

Almond Oatmeal Chocolate Morsel cookies, it’s a mouthful. I know. Literally and figuratively. These are the love child of my husband and I’s favorite cookies. His favorite are chocolate chip cookies, and he makes probably some of the absolute best in the world. But my favorite growing up was my neighbor’s Raisin Oatmeal Cookies. Even…

Braised Beef Short Ribs

Short ribs are arguably one of the best cuts you could possibly indulge in; they consist of a portion of the rib bone still surrounded by meat of varying thickness. They are often best cooked slowly for maximum flavor and tenderness. And most often when searching how to cook these guys you’ll see them braised,…

Sesame Honey Cashews

In college one of my favorite things to snack on were these sesame & honey covered almonds I found at the store. I loved the unique nutty flavor of the sesame seeds combined with the sweetness of the honey, but they were hard to find just anywhere and over time I simply forgot about them….