Get off your roost and roast!
Ok, folks, it’s 2018 and you need to learn to roast perfect f#$%ing chicken already. The time has come for you to put down that dry rotisserie chicken from the grocery store (yes, even the one from Costco…and I LOVE Costco), and learn how to roast your own bird. It takes literally 15 minutes of prep and will taste SO. MUCH. BETTER.Read More
It's easy as pie!
For some reason, I used to be extremely intimidated to make my own pizza at home. However, since meeting hangry bf, his mom has sent us all the tools necessary to create America's favorite food. With her recipe in hand I tackled the challenge of making pizza at home. Guess what? It's INCREDIBLE easy and not scary at all!Read More
I'm all about a flavorful recipe that utilizes affordable cuts of meat and healthy-ish accompaniments, especially for week-night suppers. I stumbled across this Bon Appétit recipe that highlights the splendor of bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs -- a favorite protein of mine. Upon discovering it was a one-pan meal with minimal items to prep, I was hooked.Read More
Hungry Lobbyist: Kith/Kin is Now OpenRead More
Who's ready for the Meat Sweats?
Urban Butcher, known for its award-winning selection of house-butchered meats, charcuterie, and a famous 60-day, dry-aged ribeye, debuted their Endless Carnivore’s Brunch on Sunday, January 21st. This unique, endless brunch experience takes the classic “all you can eat” brunch and kicks it up a notch, adding the butcher’s signature meats and craft cocktails for an experience unlike any other in DC.Read More
Chef Hamilton Johnson debuts fantastic new bar menu
Nestled underground on the bustling M St. NW in DC, Honeysuckle boasts bright murals upon entering the intimate space. Smiling staff greet me in the candlelit entryway and I'm filled with pleasantries, giddy to taste the new creations from chef Hamilton Johnson, formerly of Vidalia.Read More
Take your lunch break.
It's 11:55am and I'm slugging away at my desk job in the beautiful neighborhood of Chevy Chase, DC. We've all been there and we typically have have two thoughts....Click the picture to keep reading to find out what they are.Read More
A Cocktail Party Classic
What's better then smelling a whiff of hot roasted nuts? (That's what she said?!) In all seriousness though, I am an absolute addict to spiced roasted nuts, and find that there's no better time to make them than for the holidays! This cocktail snack can be made weeks in advance and is the perfect thing to set around your house while entertaining guests. They're sweet, savory, spicy and completely addicting. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!Read More
Hungry Lobbyist: Guide to DC Cocktail WeekRead More
This Arm Work Out is Worth It
Read this first: CHOP EVERYTHING BEFORE YOU START TO COOK THIS ONE! This is a hands-on, all-in, no rest for the wicked type of recipe. If you stop stirring, it will burn. If you stop mixing, it will burn. If you stop combining, it will burn. Do you see a pattern here? This recipe is all about the steady flow of ingredients in and out of the pan to create a decadent sauce teaming with flavor. Are mushrooms really worth all this work, you ask? All I can say is, YES. And don't forget to pour yourself a glass of wine, I mean liquid motivation, before you start chopping. You're going to need it.Read More