Buttermilk!! Why Do You Haunt Me! Time to Make Fried Chicken.

I swear buttermilk should come in a smaller carton.  This time we decided to make fried chicken! Why would you marinate chicken in buttermilk before you coat them in bread crumbs? Well the buttermilk helps to tenderize the chicken and it also helps the breadcrumbs stick. Marinate the chicken overnight in some buttermilk, salt and…

Balsamic Baked Brussels Sprouts (Say that 10 times fast!!)

Fall vegetables are delicious and always my go to comfort food. I love fall squashes, baked apples and best of all brussel sprouts. Not the boiled, mushy and tasteless brussel sprouts but the properly cooked and delicious ones. Yes! brussel sprouts can be delicious when done properly. Brussel sprouts are from the Brassica family or…

Kombucha Marinated Chicken

Kombucha marinated Chicken Ever wondered what to do with your over brewed Kombucha.  I have been making Kombucha since January.  I found that two weeks was the perfect brewing time in my house. However there as one week that I was too busy to brew my Kombucha.  Oh well I said.  One more week wouldn’t…

For the Love of Sourdough, La Creuset vs Clay Baker

I recently got a Romertop clay baker from my mom. What is a clay baker?? Clay bakers can be used for slow cooked meals. Normally clay bakers need to be soaked for 15 minutes before baking in the oven. They trap the moist air and help make the food cook at a consistent temperature. I’ve…

Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

Pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins. It’s pumpkin season! Pumpkins are not only used for pumpkin pie, or carving jack-o-lanterns.  Add pumpkin puree to your mac and cheese to get a delicious creamy sauce. Trust me you won’t know it is there. To make really good mac and cheese, you need to start with some strong flavored cheese. …