Cook: Simply Sexy Chicken Breasts

Boneless-skinless chicken breasts—they are healthy,convenient…and boring. A quick brine, some barbecue sauce, sautéed onions and mushrooms, bacon, and cheese and you have some sexy chicken! Bow-Chicka-wow-wow! Try this easy recipe. Let me know what you think in the comments below! Simply Sexy Chicken Breasts Ingredients Brine 4 cups warm water ¼ cup kosher salt 1 teaspoon black… Continue reading Cook: Simply Sexy Chicken Breasts

Cook: Bacon Buffalo Mac & Cheese

I saw a recipe for buffalo chicken macaroni and cheese on Pinterest. Sadly, like many things on Pinterest, it was only good in theory. Soooo, I retreated into my laboratory kitchen to come up with something better.  White on Rice Couple’s method of cooking the pasta directly in the milk intrigued me, so I incorporated that step… Continue reading Cook: Bacon Buffalo Mac & Cheese

Cook: Squash Casserole

To call this a squash casserole doesn’t really convey the awesomeness of this dish. Think of an ooey-gooey mac and cheese with squash instead of pasta. I’ve been volunteering in a community garden this spring and summer. If you’ve ever planted squash in a vegetable garden, you know where I’m going with this. The garden… Continue reading Cook: Squash Casserole

Drink: Get Real in 2012

I owe a lot of what I know about wine to my wine club.  Every month, we select a new, relaxed venue for a tasting and to learn about new wines. This month’s tasting was held at the Wine Underground a great local wine store that holds tastings in their fantastic underground wine cave. Armin,… Continue reading Drink: Get Real in 2012