Fried Calamari

If you’ve been keeping up with my Twitter account and FaceBook and Google Plus and all that junk where I post my most intimates, then you know Chris and I just got back from a trip to the Texas Riviera — a.k.a. Port Aransas. We ate a boatload (not literally) of fried seafood while we […]

How to Make Gougères aka Choux Pastry

How to make Gougères Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe To Begin to make Gougères you must first make Pâte à Choux, aka Choux Pastry I first learned how to make Shoe Pastry when I was living in New Zealand, dating the ChefBoy, and learning all kinds of neat-o Real Chef Things. Things such […]

Easy Cheesy Omelet

Evidently I’m on a French-kick this week. Duxelles, puff pastry, wine (secretly, of course). What’s next?! I grow a skinny moustache and start reciting poetry at a quaint sidewalk cafe?! Sacre bleu! BUT, we are rapidly approaching EPISODE 100, y’all! I swore to myself that by episode 100 I’d have ALL the basics covered in […]

Zucchini Pancakes

Here’s a majorly easy recipe for zucchini pancakes with only 4 ingredients! Switch out zucchini for anything else and make vegetable pancakes! Viola! It’s just that easy, my people.

Monte Cristo Sandwich

Monte Cristo sandwiches are like ham and cheese sandwiches from France. Not any harder than a ham’n’cheese, but a hundred times fancier and yummier. Kids like ’em and probably your boyfriend will, too.

Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potato fries are everyone’s darling! Baked sweet potato fries are even more darling because they’re lower in fat but more concentrated in flavor because the sugars caramelize in the oven — something they don’t do in a vat of fat. Win-win!

Quick Vegetarian Lasagna

This vegetable lasagna recipe is a great way to cram more vitamins into your body. And my noodle shortcut saves time and water. You can use any vegetables you like in here, too. Veg lasagna rulez!

How To Make Pancakes (from Scratch!)

My favorite pancake recipe! Forget pancake mix, make some pancakes from scratch! Add blueberries or strawberries for kicks. Or chocolate chips for a major sugar rush in the morning.