The Honey Badger Cocktail

June 15, 2012

Once, when observing me in my post-party hangover state, my little brother remarked “you are such a honey badger right now.” Then, I spent 2 hours repeatedly watching the epic video “Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger,” and noticing similarities. When I’m hungover, I don’t give a @$*$. I just want to eat. And I’ll be eating […]

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Greek Melon Salad

June 11, 2012

This deceptively complex salad has three ingredients, but it’s fun, different, and welcome at any barbecue. I was inspired by Greek flavors, and by a crazy sale on honeydew melons (one of my absolute favorites). The salad ended up great, and people couldn’t believe it was as easy to prep as I claimed. I believe […]

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Blue Moon Cupcakes with Orange Frosting

June 6, 2012

Two things you should know about me are that I have giant metallic cupcakes on the wall in my kitchen, and that I enjoy drinking beer. By combining cupcakes and beer into one recipe, your day will drastically improve. How? I’m not certain. But when was the last time that beer and cake were a […]

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Grilled Romaine

June 4, 2012

This is a life changing recipe. I was chatting with a girlfriend when she mentioned trying this and I immediately knew I had to see what it was all about. You can curl your nose at it now, but just wait … I’m 98% sure you’ll change your tune.   Grilled Romaine Recipe Type: Salad […]

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Russian Soda

June 1, 2012

Italian sodas are delicious and refreshing. You know what would make them more delicious and refreshing? Vodka. Way to drop the ball on THAT one, Italy. Or Italian Americans. Or, if we’re being real, Starbucks. An Italian Soda is basically just soda water laced with flavored sugar syrup, often with cream added. I am guilty […]

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Gourmet Sloppy Joes

May 31, 2012

A few weeks ago, while my favorite baseball team was on the road, a friend invited me over for lunch and to watch the game. I’m always up for viewing games with friends, but throw in a homemade meal and I’ll never turn you down. Yes, the way to my heart is food. Good, homemade […]

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Blackberry Mojitos

May 25, 2012

Summer called, it wants you to know it’s time to relax. via jodimichelle on flickr Blackberry Mojitos Recipe Type: Drinks Author: Jodi Schaap Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 5 mins Total time: 10 mins Serves: 1 A refreshing summer drink with lime, blackberries and fresh mint. Your happy place is just a sip away. […]

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Chicken and Slaw Sandwich Recipes

May 22, 2012

I am an unabashed fan of sandwiches. They’re the best, most functional culinary instrument out there, and I include the “spork” in that statement. Basically, you can take your favorite meal, slam it on a roll or in between some bread cuddles and WHAM: a portable meal of food that requires no utensils, can be […]

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Dark ‘n’ Stormy

May 18, 2012

Known around the sailing community as “Bermuda’s National Drink” and popular in British Commonwealth countries, the dark ‘n’ stormy is one of the most refreshing summer drinks I’ve ever had the pleasure of sipping on.

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5 Tips for Navigating Your Local Farmers Market

May 10, 2012

It’s time of year again. Time to dust off your reusable grocery bags, lace up your walking shoes, hit up the ATM for cold hard cash, and shop your local farmers market. The beginning of May is typically the time of year where many cities across the country kick off their summer farmers market season. […]

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