Posted on May 27 2015 - 12:47pm by Megan
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  I love spicy foods. Any type of cuisine that features hot peppers is one that I am certainly a fan of: Indian, Thai, Mexican- mas caliente! However, there is a line that can easily be crossed. One in which flavorful heat turns to flavor murdering scorch. Taste bud burning horror that overwhelms any of the other ingredients in the dish. Dip an apple in ghost...

Posted on May 9 2015 - 12:43pm by Megan
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The combination of fruit and meat has, once again, made its way into my blog (remember those rude plantains!).  This time, with an all-American twist: apples! Or wait… is this fruit really as American as we have been led to believe? As American as apple pie? Johnny Appleseed? Is it all a ruse? Well, yeah, it kind of is. Apples originated in central Asia. This...

Posted on Apr 25 2015 - 12:42pm by Megan
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I will begin this post with a visual: And another: And another: I’m actually at a loss as to how I can properly write about the wonder and delicious-ocity that is this chili. Really, I’m tempted just to fill this post with pictures because, come on, would you rather see this: Or read more words. This dish is a swine feast! I used four different types of pork...

Posted on Apr 8 2015 - 2:43pm by Megan
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This all started on a Saturday, around noon. I was planning to work on a new recipe later that day, but I was also trying to plan dinner. Typically, new recipe experiment = dinner, but I was kind of bummed because I really wanted Italian that night and not chili. So I was torn between excitement over trying out a new recipe (I believe I had a pork pozole-like idea...

I know my recipes are complex. I know they take many steps, food manipulation, and time. But that is what makes them oh so good! Right? Or can we make this less complicated… Typically, I am opposed to kitchen short-cuts because I value my ingredients. I want to know exactly what goes into my food and how it got there. I also feel a certain sense of accomplishment...