The other morning, as we had coffee and breakfast, I asked Chris what he thought he might want for dinner. RED MEAT. He kind of hulked-out for a second and his voice got gravely and he forgot how to use pronouns. “Whoa whoa whoa!” says I, “Relax. I got this. You might need to change […]
The first time I went to New Orleans, I was 18. It was July. I was moving to Boston with my boyfriend and we were taking the long way. We were supposed to camp, but as soon as we pulled into town, we stopped for gas and I tell you the lights over the gas […]
I remember being 23 and thinking that I would never again in my life be capable of making such amazing, smart, sweet, crafty, kind-hearted friends as I had then. Fortunately, I still have those incredible friends in my life and am thankful every day for that. But one part of that thought that I am […]
Making a steak is really pretty simple. Start with a nice steak for starters. Sirloin, T-bone, and rib eye are good choices for general steak-eating purposes. If you want to get fancy, you could pick up some filet mignon, although it’s generally about twice the price of sirloin. So…weigh carefully how much you care. With […]
Everyone who eats cheeseburgers should know how to make cheeseburgers. Seriously, guys. It’s way easy and way cooler than going to Dairy Queen again. I never seen a Dairy Queen offer me no smoked cheddar, have you?! Yeah. ‘Nuff said.
Chili (AKA chili con carne) shouldn’t be difficult! Let’s keep it simple and radical! Here’s my old man’s Texas chili recipe and it’s ultra-good. Make it as spicy as you like. Then make a Frito pie and tell me Texas isn’t the best place on earth. As far as chili goes, anyway.