It’s a bacon-anza!

I love bacon. Although I don’t eat it as often as people think I do (if I did, I probably could not get my arms over my giant, permanent, bacon-induced, food baby to reach the keyboard and type this post) I do like to try to find new ways to add it to recipes whenever…

Cooking with Ratios

I really like baking but don’t like that I always have to follow a recipe. I have trouble memorizing them and always need to keep referring to one in a book, scribbled on a piece of paper or on my phone or computer which inevitably means there are clumps of some kind of baking mix…

Haricot verts a la Pincevent

The summer after I graduated from college I worked in northern France for 2 months in a town located near the city of Compi├Ęgne. While there, I visited the archaeological site of Pincevent where remains of a Magdalenian campsite used around 10,000-9000 BC was discovered. The remains of stone tools, reindeer bones, hearths and circular…

Microwave s’mores & the birth of S’more Francis Bacon

Each Monday I read the blog for the NPR show “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!” where they have a post called “Sandwich Monday”. The WWDTM team tries a sandwich (usually something very weird or crazy) and reviews it (which if you ask me is an awesome job). On one Sandwich Monday, they reviewed a microwave s’mores…