French Onion Meatballs

Ever eat a delicious bowl of french onion soup and think, 'wow, this is really good, but I wish I had some meat!'¬†Yea, me neither, because a bowl of french onion soup is a treasure just how it is. BUT, if you were thinking that, you could turn to this handy recipe for French Onion... Continue Reading →

Fig Chutney

Ok y'all. Remember that fig chutney that we made last weekend to go on top of some roast pork (Pork Tenderloin with Fig Chutney)? We've been talking about it all week. It was that good! So good that we felt the need to make it again and share it as a standalone recipe. The super... Continue Reading →

Pork Tenderloin with Fig Chutney

Fall is so close we can almost taste it! It's September, college football debuted yesterday, the NFL regular season starts this coming week, and Halloween candy and pumpkin-flavored everything¬†are starting to show up in stores. The bad news? It's still 90 degrees and sunny outside. The forecast is calling for 90+ degree days for the... Continue Reading →

Pickled Red Onions

  Pickles again? Didn't we just do that? Yes, yes we did. I've been munching on the Midnight Quick Pickles from last week out of my fridge pretty much every day. Sorry for the repetition, but sometimes I can't help the order of our culinary diary. This weekend, Selim's parents came to visit us in... Continue Reading →

Bacon Jam

I have a confession. I am not on board with the bacon trend. I do not think EVERYTHING is better wrapped in bacon. I know this is an unpopular opinion around here. I mean, is there anything more American than being obsessed with bacon? My brother even informed us when we were planning our wedding... Continue Reading →

Our Dublin Coddle

While the rest of you are celebrating Saint Patrick's Day, I'm vacillating between the five stages of grief over UVA's loss last night. I guess this post is helping me move past the denial stage, given that I just wrote the words "UVA's loss." My very caring and loving husband, is being even nicer to... Continue Reading →

Wine & Honey Brisket

When I decided to make surprise Hanukkah dinner tonight, I knew I wanted to make latkes and dessert, but what to make for a main dish...? I've never made brisket before, but I don't live under a rock. I know that this cut of meat is beloved by Jewish bubbes and Texas pit-masters alike. Honestly,... Continue Reading →

Coq au Vin

At our house, we do a lot of adapted recipes, even the most traditional ones. We substitute a little of this, add a little of that, combine these two ideas, or even entirely make stuff up. (See the entire tag on our blog - Twisted Traditions). But sometimes you just can't do that. Coq au... Continue Reading →

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