Tag Archives: comfort food

Coq Au Vin: History, Tips and Ultimate Recipe

Coq Au Vin

Ah, Coq Au Vin… Chicken in wine… A classic French dish made of chicken, bacon/pork, aromatic vegetables and mushrooms cooked in red wine and served either on top of mashed potatoes or egg noodles. It hardly gets more French and more classic than this. Coq Au Vin, in all it’s brown, messy glory! My version […]

The Original Burger: Louis’ Lunch Burger Copycat Recipe

Louis Lunch Burger

UPDATED 22 FEBRUARY: A few minor historical inaccuracies made it into the original post. Thanks to the Louis’ Lunch staff for reaching out via the Facebook page and setting the record straight. Louis’ Lunch. If you’re a proper burger aficionado, the name alone will already have brought a smile to your face. If not, believe me […]

Stop Wasting Food: Cheap Heavenly Braised Pork Cheeks Recipe

Braised Pork Cheeks

It’s time I spoke up about something dear to my heart… And it’s not only braised pork cheeks as the title of this post seems to suggest. It’s about the other half of the title as well: the blatant waste of perfectly good food that has become so predominant in our society. For a long […]

Beginner’s Guide to BBQ, Part 5: Mac & Cheese – The Perfect Side Dish

Mac & Cheese

Oh Mac & Cheese, how I love thee! In all honesty, this post might as well be titled: Ode to the best f’ing comfort food in the world! And probably, it should have been, but if you’re a regular, you’ll know we’ve been on a BBQ roll here, people… Mac & Cheese: The PERFECT comfort food! […]

Prime Rib Roast: Easy Fool-proof Prime Rib Recipe

Prime rib roast

Ah, prime rib roast… That perfect expression in beef! Huge slabs of tender beef, rosy red from center to edge, beneath a perfectly seared crust and charred fat cap with melt in mouth consistency and beefy flavors to die for. It’s a thing of beauty and a perfect meal often reserved for the holidays or very […]