One Pot Salmon with Greens

Pots. Simultaneously the joy and bane of my existence. We need pots to cook food. But do you know what the worst part of a pot is? It must be cleaned! In this recipe, I will teach you how to use ONE DOGGONE POT to make a delicious meal. And, there’s an added bonus: this…

Basic Ass Lasagna

Episode 2: Refrigerator Cooking Basic Ass Lasagna TRIGGER ALERT WARNING: This is a recipe for lasagna…a basic ass recipe for lasagna. Here are a few things to consider before you read any further or subject yourself to something you might find offensive: I am *not* Italian. The great people of Italy and her descendants may…

I Got Wet at Whole Foods

Ah, Whole Foods Market, my version of Disney Land. Ah, torrential downpours that come out of no where. The calling card of the Houston Metro Area. This past Sunday, I visited my local Whole Foods Market to pick up some salmon and epsom salts. I think having those two items on my shopping list gives…

Pan Seared Chicken with Vegetables

Episode 1: Refrigerator Cooking Hey there! I am back and I have started a YouTube Channel! Details below! Today’s recipe is really not a “true” recipe. It’s more of an encouraging example of what you can do with some stuff that’s already in your refrigerator. That’s right…no trips out into the wildness of the COVID-19…

Salmon with Miso Sauce

Have you ever been to the Cheesecake Factory restaurant? It’s kind of like the adult foodie version of Disney Land…endless delicious choices served in a fantastical atmosphere. I’ve never been to Disney Land; is my understanding of it correct? The Cheesecake Factory serves one of my favorite restaurant dishes: miso glazed salmon. I have tried,…

Cooking Farro for the First Time

Have you ever cooked farro? Have you ever even heard of farro? I have the great and almighty Whole Foods to thank for my introduction to farro. I saw it on the Whole Foods salad bar and decided to try it. It looked like some kind of lovely and fluffy, more gangster version of brown…

Giant Ass Zucchini

Cooking your own food means discovering the wonder of vegetables. Vegetables are like people: they come in all shapes, colors, and sizes. Like people, some vegetables definitely have more length and girth. Take, for example, this big ass zucchini. I bought this giant zucchini at Whole Foods the other day. It’s labeled as organic, so…

Despair at Whole Foods

I work from home and most days, I try to get out of the house and enjoy the horrors of being around other people. Lately, I have been visiting this lovely little coffee shop in Montrose, a neighborhood in Houston, Texas, where I currently live. The coffee shop is called Inversion, and they sell the…

Basic Ass Mashed Potatoes

Do I even need to introduce our next guest to the basic ass recipe party? It’s mashed potatoes! I feel like if you have been alive for longer than 35 seconds, you are familiar with mashed potatoes. So, what new spin can I put on mashed potatoes? Actually, not a damn thing. There’s no spin…

Oven Roasted Salmon: Super Basic!

Salmon? Can your broke ass even afford salmon? If you can, then this recipe is for you. If you can’t, then save up for a few weeks, like I had to do, and then cook this shit up! I cooked this basic ass salmon today in under 30 minutes. You can, too. Check out the…