Culinary Arts

nachos

Ultimate Nachos and Margarita Pairings to Kickstart Summer

Nachos and margaritas are a match made in culinary heaven. Like any great pairing, each…

Conchas: The Mexican Culinary Treat with a Loaded History

Move over, churro; there’s another delicious symbol of Mexican heritage headed for a Latinx bakery…

breakfast sandwich

Breakfast Sandwiches are the Champion We Need

Breakfast foods come in all shapes and sizes. Sweet or savory? Pancakes, French toast or…

cinnamon fench toast

The Best Cinnamon French Toast Recipe

It turns out that the breakfast staple, French toast, has been gaslighting us for centuries.…

Irish Soda Bread Recipe: A Rags-to-Riches Feel-Good Story

A few years ago, Martha Stewart made Irish Soda Bread a “thing.”  I found this…

martini

Most Expensive Cocktail in the World Includes the Best Cracker Jack Prize

The term cocktail first appeared in a British newspaper printed in 1798. But it wasn’t…

chocolate chip cookie

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe For Any and Every Occasion

A chocolate chip cookie recipe so easy, my culinarily-challenged dad could pull it off. There…

Happy Accident: The Invention of Fudge Came From a Caramel Surprise

Fudge was a happy accident.  On Valentine’s Day in 1886, a batch of caramel re-crystallized,…

woodworking tools

Ron Swanson Quotes on the Arts Offer Insight Into the Unlikely Creative

Ron Swanson is known for his masterful woodworking, love of fine whiskey, and all things breakfast…

A cup of coffee sits on top of an open art history book

The Art of Coffee: Your Favorite Artists Paired With Your Favorite Coffees

Why should wine and cheese get all the hype? In the culinary arts, pairings highlight…