Dumpling Parties

My friends and I got together to chat, assemble dumplings, and watch Crazy Rich Asians. According to our vague recollection, we think it’s been 8 years since we last did this and we loved every second of it. Even when we were using some questionable folding techniques.

Dumpling Obsessed

I have a poorly kept secret to share with you. I love dumplings. Dumplings, by my broad definition, are protein-y type things wrapped in starch-y type things. Those protein-y, starch-y things on things are then cooked somehow… boiled, steamed, fried, baked. There is probably a more technical explanation, but for my purposes this definition is…

Southern Caprese

I feel like this could have done with some basil. Still, it’s something I intend to eat again.

Peaches ‘n Cream Puff Pastries

I have a bag full of peaches on my countertop and this seems like the exact right thing to do with them.  Fresh yellow peaches with cream cheese baked in puff pastries. These peaches ‘n cream puff pastries are the perfect dessert for late summer. Source: Peaches ‘n Cream Puff Pastries

It’s National Burger Day

In case you’re the sort of person who needs an incentive to eat out, or an incentive to eat a burger, today is a double whammy of incentivizing. Today was National Burger Day! Now I will take any excuse to celebrate, incentive or no, so I mostly had to stop myself from eating burgers twice today….

Cuppow Season!

The temperatures are reaching up into the 90s in my neck of the woods which means it’s time to switch to iced coffee to get my mornings started right. Which also means it’s time to break out the Cuppow. I make many of my decisions with an eye toward sustainability and conservation and this little…

Dutch Baby

I made a dutch baby, sight unseen, and I’m beginning to wonder if it deserves a little more research of the eating variety.     I made this 10″ beauty for a couple of friends a few weeks ago and you can see that it is super solid. It was more like a cake than…

Local Pig: Meats and Cheeses!

For all the Kansas City residents and visitors – if you haven’t checked out Local Pig in Westport (formerly Bridger’s Bottles), then do it soon. This is a shot of their gorgeous charcuterie plate with housemade meats and local cheeses.