Cucumber “Crostini” with Whipped Dill Ricotta

MUSIC PAIRING: The Paper Kites, Twelvefour  Ricotta cheese is about as simple of a cheese as you can get. Actually, it’s not even a cheese at all as I’ve previously

Grilled Halibut Sandwiches with Jalapeno-Grilled Pineapple Slaw

MUSIC PAIRING: Otis Redding, The Dock Of The Bay Ok, so that title is a lie. These were supposed to be grilled halibut sandwiches but since the halibut was one

Israeli Couscous Salad with Fresh Cherries and Pomegranate Molasses Vinaigrette

MUSIC PAIRING: Ben Howard, I Forget Where We Were FINALLY, I’m back. Summer has been really hectic for me so I’ve been pretty absent in the kitchen sadly. I have

Bathtub Brewhouse Collaboration

You GUYS. Why can’t I have unlimited funds that allow me to pay all my bills while I cook and help drink brew beer all day, every day? I can’t

Thirsty Thursday: Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin

Ballast Point makes damn delicious beer. Based in San Diego, their brewing style so matches their location in my opinion. I envision these really laid back dudes who appreciate the

TSP Original: Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

MUSIC PAIRING: Phish, Live from Hampton Coliseum: August 9, 2004 Salsa makes me think of one person: Brant William Hayes. Doesn’t that name sound like a Civil War general or

Almond-Date Truffles

MUSIC PAIRING: The Lumineers, The Lumineers Dude, my mom is cooler than me. It’s honestly true. She’s here in town right now and proving with each day that she would probably

Thirsty Thursday: Raleigh Brewery Tour

Traveling to me means many things. It means getting away, turning off my brain, experiencing the great big world we live in and most importantly, it means soaking up as many

Stuffed Portobello Cap with Taleggio Cheese

MUSIC PAIRING: Coldplay, Parachutes  Remember yesterday when I mentioned a stuffed portobello with taleggio recipe that I had my eye on? Well, I’m making good on my promise and sharing it with

TSP Original: Sun-dried Tomato Tapenade

MUSIC PAIRING: Live, Birds of Pray New York City can be infuriating. I set out today to bring you a stuffed portobello with taleggio recipe which sounded delicious to me.