Carolina Pulled Pork Nachos with Beer Cheese Queso

I have already documented my love of nachos here and here, so it should come as no surprise that I got the itch to create another dish recently. I had a craving for… Continue reading

Chopped Salad with Bacon Buttermilk Dressing

So it’s been a little while since I last posted. I meant to post on Monday. Then I meant to post on Tuesday, but the news of Robin Williams set me back a… Continue reading

Buttermilk Sage Fried Pork Chop Sandwiches

Remember that Two Dudes, One Pan* book that I talked about with the crispy chicken thighs? Well, this recipe for fried pork chops is inspired by another one of their recipes for buttermilk… Continue reading

Chile Rellenos with Chipotle Cream Sauce

While I’ve made no mistake that Mexican is my favorite type of food, I don’t know if I’ve touched upon how obsessed I am with chile rellenos. They are my absolute favorite meal… Continue reading

Mexican Shredded Pork Polenta Bowls

Last week was one of the hottest weeks we’ve had in Charlotte all summer. It was sticky, humid, and hot, and I just wanted it to turn into winter again. Well, my wish… Continue reading

Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Corn Salsa and Herb Crema

So it’s been quite a while since I have last posted – last Friday! I’ve been insanely busy since then with everything from going out of town to celebrate my birthday, getting into a… Continue reading

Blackberry Lemonade Cocktail

Today is my 27th birthday and I’m celebrating by making a cocktail. A blackberry lemonade cocktail, that is. The other day I just wanted to make a blackberry syrup, so I went to… Continue reading

Crispy Chicken Thighs with Caramelized Shallots and Thyme

The other week while my mom was visiting, she surprised me with one of my favorite meals after work. It’s rare that someone else cooks for me unless I’m at my parent’s house,… Continue reading

Fried Eggplant, Tomatoes, and Burrata

Last year while looking for apartments in Charlotte, my mom and I, tired after a long day of searching, stopped by Wolfgang Puck Pizza Bar in South Park for an early dinner. The apartments… Continue reading

Steak and Cheese Stuffed Pretzel Bites

The very first time I ever attempted to make pretzels was after a long day at work a couple of years ago. I was tired but had been browsing pictures of pretzels all… Continue reading