tomato bacon pasta

Public service announcement: WordPress is getting bored with my and Sheila’s antics and less-than-mediocre photography. They told us we’ve reached our limit, and want to charge us real money for more space. We’re both poor so this clearly wasn’t happening. In a genius move on my part, I went through and mass-deleted some photos, not…

blackened chicken tacos

I can continue to apologize for being absent, but I can’t promise it won’t happen again. This semester is killing me one lab report/deck of flashcards/thesis revision at a time. I barely have time for eating, let alone cooking and photography. And my creativity is down the drain. Oh and also, we’re moving! This means…

spicy pork ragu

Greetings from Syracuse! I’m home on Spring Break for a few days. Essentially this means that instead of doing work in Baltimore, I’m doing work at home with March Madness on in the background. Seriously, when I finish this progam I’m making EVERYONE call me Dr. McDermott. My parents included. I’ve left the house once-…

chicken riggies

It’s remarkable that I’m posting a recipe containing alcohol the Monday morning after alumni weekend and a HUGE win for the BALTIMORE RAVENS! Tom Brady, your pretty face is all you have left. All of my Loyola friends were visiting this weekend for the Bull and Oyster Roast, which is an annual event for current…

classic sauce and meatballs

First, I wish I liked donuts. Sheila’s look oh-so-pretty. And I would feel cooler if I jumped on the donut pan bandwagon. Second, I PASSED MY LIFE ALTERING TEST. I’ve still been reeling from the anxiety of it / trying to catch up on all the work I neglected while studying for it. Hence my…

bruschetta

Things I’ve learned in the kitchen recently: 1) A jumbled plate of zucchini casserole, a plain black bean burger sans bun, and tomato slices does not a dinner make. 2) Using unbleached all purpose flour in a recipe for French bread that specifically calls for bread flour? Bad idea. A big chunk went in the trash can after…