Month: January 2015

Sautéed collards with roasted beets & white northern beans.

It’s Winter in Central Ohio which means gray skies, moderately cold weather and occasionally snow/ice. I’ve had the fortune to have a friend who is into hiking outdoors with me who happens to be from the South and a recent

Moist Chocolate Cake Recipe

So I’ve been warming up to cake since Christmas. While doing some pre-weekend surfing I came across this recipe in my FaceBook feed. Eddie said it reminded him of his grandma’s recipe, and then went to his archival bag of

Potato Pots

We had one last impromptu dinner party at our loft for some buddies from Portland. A great conversation surrounding the arts, family, life and a bigger picture unfolded as we spent 4 wonderful hours together over a mostly re purposed

Scalloped Potatoes

This recipe comes from the Neiman Marcus Cookbook by Kevin Garvin which we used heavily for our family Christmas dinner in 2014. The main difference is the complete absence of cheese… which makes for a more creamy potato centric dish.

Cornbread & Eggs

I had a plate of cornbread left over from chili night last week. I’ve been cranking out these small omelette’s all during staycation and decided to try putting something together with the cornbread for change of pace at breakfast. I

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

It was Saturday and I was nursing a head cold. All the Christmas ornaments were away and I had a stray pineapple from one of our centerpieces that was getting fragrant. I remember mom making these cakes with big cheerful