Chop ‘n Chat: Salmon Lunch

Have you been eating poorly? Would you like to redeem yourself (and give your tummy a break) by cooking a fast and healthy(ish) meal? Yes, this blog post will help you prepare an entire MEAL for yourself, not just a dish! And, if you decide to watch me make this meal in the video below,…

Basic Ass Pinto Beans

Beans. Harbingers of intestinal gas. Nuggets of fiber. A simple and tasty thing to have for dinner! I have heard other home cooks and chefs say that the best beans are the dried ones, soaked over night. I have a confession: while I believe that dried beans taste better, I have honestly never soaked my…

UnBEETable and Easy Juice

Today is day 2 of 5 of my weeklong juice challenge. I am realizing, just today, that it is quite ambitious to produce a video per day. Producing a video per day takes almost as long as it takes to clean all of the juicer parts. If you have a juicer, you can probably relate…

4 Ingredient Basic Green Juice

Last week, I visited a local juicery named Clean Juice (this mention is not sponsored). I accidentally ordered the 20 ounce serving of juice and it was $14. I call it an accident because I really did want the 20 ounce serving, but I was quite shocked when the cashier told me the price. Clean…

Make Old Macaroni Great Again

In this easy recipe for dinner, learn how to save money on groceries by using what you already have. Reheat your leftover macaroni and cheese and make it great again!

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,…