Category Archives: What’s Cookin’?

Welcome, Spring! Have Some…Chili?

Today has been the nicest day in Madison so far this year by a long shot. As I type this, it’s 79 degrees outside, and we’ve got the windows open to let some spring into this joint. Earlier, we took … Continue reading

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Paella: Bringing People Together

Several months ago, I posted this picture on Facebook: We had just received, like, three pounds of Louisiana smoked sausage from Kurt’s grandfather over Christmas, and one of my first thoughts was, Oooh…paella… So when we got home, I got … Continue reading

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Conquering Fears, Eating Pizza

I’ve mentioned before my phobia of yeast. Usually when I cook, I like the fact that I have control over how the food turns out–the flavors, the doneness, the ingredients–but with yeast, you have to mix it in and just…wait. … Continue reading

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Eat This. Now.

Fine, I’ll say it. If I could eat Mexican food every day of my life, I absolutely would. The really embarrassing part is that I’m not even snobby about it. A breakfast burrito from the brunch place down the street or–God help … Continue reading

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A Few Recent Morsels

I don’t have a nice enough camera or enough prowess in the kitchen to make this a food blog, but I do love trying new recipes and perfecting old favorites. Sometimes I do dumb things like completely leave out the … Continue reading

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