Monthly Archives: October 2012

Chocolate fudge cake with chocolate buttercream

October’s cake is squeaking in under the wire, but I guess it’s fitting since I made a Halloween banner for it. I guess I just can’t help myself. After last’s month wine fueled cake assembly, the goal of this month’s cake was to keep it simple. No elaborate fillings or icing decorating. Cake. Icing. Done. Ok… it turned […]

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Cider pork chops

I’ve been putting off this pork chop for too long. (File that under things I never thought I’d say.) There’s nothing wrong with it. It’s tasty and it’s quick. It’s just not inspiring.   Normally, in lieu of a hyper interesting “you have to try this right now!” dish, I’d regale you with an interesting story from […]

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Mexican stuffed peppers

The question I get asked most frequently when people find out that I have a 9-to-5 job, help run a photography studio and keep up with this blog is “How do you do it all?” My usual answer is, “Well, it’s not that bad, except in the fall.” The fall is a uniquely crazy time for us. […]

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Crispy potato roast

Here’s a short quiz to determine if you should attempt this recipe.     Clearly, a mandoline is key to this recipe. It’s the easiest way to get thin, uniform slices of potato. We’re going to turn those slices into an addictive, potato chip like roast thanks to the genius of Deb at Smitten Kitchen. A […]

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Happy mattress delivery day!

Sorry about the radio silence last week. I wasn’t joking when I said I was almost out of food posts. Now we’re at the point in our wedding season where I’m cooking Hubster approved chili or popping something in the slow cooker and freezing all of the leftovers for fast meals for the next week. […]

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