Category Archives: Home cookin

Oreo Truffles

Football Shaped Oreo Truffles

Oreo truffles are exactly what you think they are, yumlicious.  They are also not the most visually appealing food when you’re making them, but man are they are so freaking good. Like cake pops they’re very versatile, you can shape

Oreo Truffles

Football Shaped Oreo Truffles

Oreo truffles are exactly what you think they are, yumlicious.  They are also not the most visually appealing food when you’re making them, but man are they are so freaking good. Like cake pops they’re very versatile, you can shape

Homemade Banh Mi

Banh Mi in a Pinch

Last year I taught a few cooking classes.  One of the classes I taught was a “Banh mi in a Pinch”  Vietnamese sandwich class.  My menu consisted of banh mi xa xiu (meatballs), 5 spice chicken, and the original thit

Homemade Banh Mi

Banh Mi in a Pinch

Last year I taught a few cooking classes.  One of the classes I taught was a “Banh mi in a Pinch”  Vietnamese sandwich class.  My menu consisted of banh mi xa xiu (meatballs), 5 spice chicken, and the original thit

bacon pancake

Bacon Pancaaaaaake

So the husband thought it would be funny to play the 10 hour loop of a this crazy jingle at work, lock his computer, and leave his desk.  What a bastard right?  I have never watched Adventure Time but I

bacon pancake

Bacon Pancaaaaaake

So the husband thought it would be funny to play the 10 hour loop of a this crazy jingle at work, lock his computer, and leave his desk.  What a bastard right?  I have never watched Adventure Time but I

Lemongrass Chicken

Vietnamese Week at saVUry&sweet

What has saVUryandsweet been up to? A lot.  Vietnamese week (in preparation for teaching a Vietnamese cooking class at Cook!), renovating the kitchen, Food & Wine Festival at National Harbor, and much more. This is my kitchen.  Excuse the fluff

Lemongrass Chicken

Vietnamese Week at saVUry&sweet

What has saVUryandsweet been up to? A lot.  Vietnamese week (in preparation for teaching a Vietnamese cooking class at Cook!), renovating the kitchen, Food & Wine Festival at National Harbor, and much more. This is my kitchen.  Excuse the fluff

croque monsieur on a croissant

Croque Monsieur – My way

I’ve been trying to get to France for over the last decade.  If I play my cards right, I’ll finally make it there next spring/summer.  In high school I took French, and fell in love with the language.  One of

croque monsieur on a croissant

Croque Monsieur – My way

I’ve been trying to get to France for over the last decade.  If I play my cards right, I’ll finally make it there next spring/summer.  In high school I took French, and fell in love with the language.  One of

Carolina-inspired bbq

QUICKIE POST – Carolina-inspired Pulled Pork

Dinner tonight was so good I need to post NOW.  Before Carolina Brothers, I was a tomato-based bbq fanatic.  CB opened my eyes.  This morning I plunked a pork shoulder in the crock pot.  Came home to a pork-perfumed house,

Carolina-inspired bbq

QUICKIE POST – Carolina-inspired Pulled Pork

Dinner tonight was so good I need to post NOW.  Before Carolina Brothers, I was a tomato-based bbq fanatic.  CB opened my eyes.  This morning I plunked a pork shoulder in the crock pot.  Came home to a pork-perfumed house,

Penne with bacon and tomato sauce

Rome – Pasta with bacon, mushrooms, and tomato sauce

If you guessed Italy, Rome, or the Colosseum for yesterday’s Wordless Wednesday you’re right!  I grabbed a panini and munched while admiring the Arch of Constantine and the Colosseum.  Last October my husband and I spent 7 days in Italy,

Penne with bacon and tomato sauce

Rome – Pasta with bacon, mushrooms, and tomato sauce

If you guessed Italy, Rome, or the Colosseum for yesterday’s Wordless Wednesday you’re right!  I grabbed a panini and munched while admiring the Arch of Constantine and the Colosseum.  Last October my husband and I spent 7 days in Italy,