Monthly Archives: December 2011

Crispy Duck with Plum Chutney

Last post of the year, and it’s Jamie Oliver once again coming through with a pretty excellent bird. Kyle and I made this Christmas eve, and it was super good! The skin gets just as crispy as you’d hope, and … Continue reading

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Char Siu Bao

This recipe is a quite delightful way you can use up your char siu. They’re baked, not steamed, pork buns, which I think I prefer, texture-wise. They’re like the best little Chinese Hot Pocket you could ever have! One recipe … Continue reading

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Char Siu

This recipe has nothing to do with recently observed holidays, but I don’t celebrate Christmas anyway, so…here’s some pork! I’ve made this recipe a few times, and it’s super easy and delicious. Kyle and Alex hadn’t had it before, and … Continue reading

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Parmesan Herb Bread

I’ve had this bread bookmarked for ages, but it’s supposed to be cooked in a dutch oven, which I didn’t have. My roommate Alex brought one home recently, so I was finally able to check it out. This particular dutch … Continue reading

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Brownie Muffins

I was wandering around again recently, and saw a review of one recipe that called the food an “[e]xcellent source of chocolate.” Can’t turn that down! Brownie muffins are exactly what they sound like – they taste like brownies, … Continue reading

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Cranberry Glazed Pork Ribs

Alex’s mom gave him some herb and spice kit at some point, and he recently decided he wanted to use one of the cinnamon sticks that came in it. A brief search of AllRecipes, and bam! Delicious dinner! Ingredients: 1 … Continue reading

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Homemade Funfetti

Who wants to have a good time? When I first read this recipe, I noticed that the person who wrote it wanted a slightly butterier flavored cake, but used vanilla and almond extracts. I was pretty pleased to find somewhere … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Chicken Wings

Wooo crockpots, you make life so easy! These wings are super simple, tasty, and tender. I like ’em! Ingredients: 12 to 18 chicken wings 1/3 cup soy sauce 1 teaspoon ground ginger 2 garlic cloves minced 2 green onions minced … Continue reading

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No Commitment Sourdough

I don’t know about you, but the idea of having sourdough starter in my fridge for the rest of forever seems like way too much commitment to me. I’d much rather just have a Tamagotchi or something. Because I like … Continue reading

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Pepperoni Pizza Dip

Sure I posted a pizza recipe Wednesday, but this is pizza dip, which is totally different! It’s great for parties, or to bring to work if you’re looking to feed some coworkers. Ingredients: 1 6 ounce package of pepperoni 1 … Continue reading

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