Category: Recipes

Chinese Beef with Brown Sauce: The Ye-Ye Edition

NOTES: “Ye-Ye” is Mandarin Chinese for “paternal grandfather.” This is my dad’s recipe, but I refer to him as Ye-Ye with my kids as much...

Gluten-Free Brazilian Cheese Bread aka Pao de Queijo

NOTES: This is a lightly modified and geekified version of King Arthur Flour’s gluten-free Brazilian cheese bun recipe aka pao de queijo. I wish I had...

Cinnamon Blueberry Banana Bread French Toast

I thought I’d go healthier by substituting in blueberries for chocolate in my usual banana bread. And then I decided to make it less healthy...

A Salad Annihilus Would Mostly Endorse If He Were Dieting

The first character I thought of when preparing to write up this purple and green salad was The Joker. Taking the time to consider it, this...

Lemon Coconut Waffles: The Dinner Edition

This is right up there with my favorite breakfast recipes: my baked french toast, my lemon ricotta pancakes, my chocolate banana bread, my apple cinnamon...

Nutella Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies

I modified this recipe after shamelessly stealing it from my brother-in-law.  Or rather, from my sister-in-law’s husband.  Whatever Harry is to Hermione after Harry marries Ginny AND Ron marries...

Chocolate Banana Bundt Bread

Banana bread disappears very quickly in my household, especially when there’s chocolate in it. So, I’ve taken to making double loaves in a bundt pan.  I...

Smoked Pork Butt: The Dos Equis Amber Epiphany Edition

After getting my Big Green Egg two years ago, one of the very first things I smoked was a pork butt (a.k.a. Boston butt a.k.a. pork...

A Salad Green Lantern and Green Arrow Would Mostly Endorse

When I first made this salad, I honestly didn’t have Green Lantern or Green Arrow in mind.  In fact, what I really had in mind...

Faux Yumm Sauce: Delicious Sauce from the Faraway Land of Oregon

I’ve never been to Cafe Yumm in Oregon. But my wife has been to Pinterest. Thus my love affair with Yumm Sauce began, openly and completely...