HHH018 Steve Ramsey | Woodworking for Mere Mortals

This interview with Steve Ramsey of Woodworking for Mere Mortals is a real gem for the wood-curious and the YouTube-curious. I met Steve when he contacted me a few years ago to give me a tostonera that he made (which I then used in a video, below). He’s an accomplished woodworker who manages to make his […]

No-Recipe One Pot Pasta (with whatever you have on hand!)

By now everyone has seen and probably tried one of the thousand one-pot pasta recipes which are floating around in the ethernet. I’ve heard from a handful of you about it and it seems that many of those existing recipes are … terrible pieces of shit. Encouraged by a friend online, I set out to figure […]

Baked Buffalo Chicken Wraps

Chris had a hankerin’ for Buffalo Wings, but really more for Buffalo wing sauce since neither of us is a huge fan of nibbling on lil ol’ chicken wings.  A drumstick, sure, I can handle that. But teeny tiny chicken wang bones are so tedious. Know what’s not tedious? Boneless, crispy chicken tenders in Buffalo […]

HHH017 Fifi Buchanan | The Divine Hostess

My friend Fifi is one of the most curious, well-rounded people I know. We met through YouTube, but in addition to making videos, she has written a book, has a masters in mechanical engineering, she’s a health coach, and a podcaster. Check out her Wonderfully Made podcast for some great advice and inspiration. In this interview, we talk […]

Avocado Hummus

Avocado hummus! Have you ever heard of such a thing? I hadn’t until I tried some at a farmers’ market a couple weeks ago. Holy jeez. It was delicious, y’all. To make it at home, I adapted my basic hummus recipe (see how to make hummus for more pointers) and the olive oil gets replaced with a large avocado. And […]

Albóndigas Soup

Albóndigas is Spanish for meatballs and in Mexico, it’s often understood to mean “meatball soup“, so it may be redundant to call this albóndigas soup. I don’t know for sure. I just know I like it. The meatballs are made from beef, but rather than breadcrumbs or something similar, it’s mixed with raw rice that cooks as the albóndigas simmer. […]

HHH016 Interview with Macon Blair, Director

Macon Blair wrote and directed the movie I Don’t Feel at Home in this World Anymore, which is my favorite movie of the year so far (and which also features this song from my old band, The Hot As Shits) so I was super excited to talk with him about it. It’s a crime/buddy movie […]

Coconut Curried Collard Greens

These curried collard greens are one of my favorite recipes from my Homestyle Vegetarian Cooking Course and I love ALL those recipes so it was a tough decision to make. I love the simplicity of preparation and the textural combination of thick, caramelized coconut milk, tender collard greens and nubby little chickpeas. I came up […]

Spicy Chicken, Quinoa, and Broccoli Casserole

Y’all, we really all oughtta be eating more casseroles. (Whoa, when I first read that back, my brain read “eating more assholes” which is not something we necessarily need to be doing.) I feel like casseroles have gone out of favor since I was a kid. Probably because they’re all heavily dependent on noodles, or bread, or […]