Latest Comments

New to Amarillo. Where to eat?

@Les ah Oh, I usually know how to find good Mexican food. THe more dilapidated building, usually the better. Or a Mexican market. I've just had a hard time finding either of those things. I'm probably just missing something.

@Kitchenista I have studiously avoided the Big Texan, though I think I'll have to go at one point, just for the sake of going. The best steak places we've found thus far have been Hoffbrau and The Country Barn. Both fantastic!

Super Bowl Party Giveaway: Baby Back Ribs and Pulled Pork

My dad and I taking turns waking up in the middle of the night every year smoking brisket and ribs for Easter, Fourth of July, Labor day, etc. Makes me so glad I grew up in Texas!

Gummy Pizza by e.frutti

I think the purple thing is supposed to be an olive. I have no idea about the red gunk, though.

Holiday Giveaway: The Amazing Thermapen Thermometer

A ham. But I need to recalibrate it, so boiling water next!

Serious Holiday Giveaway: The Baking Steel

Favorite toppings on a homemade pizza...
Either black olives, mushrooms, and Italian sausage...
Or sliced tomatoes, fresh moz and prosciutto

Double Crusted Chicken Pot Pie

Looking forward to trying this! Homemade chicken pot pies are never as good as those cheap, sodium laden frozen ones in the grocery store.

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: The Baking Steel

black olives and very thinly sliced mushrooms. Delicious. Italian sausage is also always welcome.

What's the Best Bread for Stuffing?

Cornbread is the best bread for stuffing/dressing. bake several in a cast iron skillet the Saturday before Thanksgiving. Let it dry out sufficiently, then tear it up and add the deliciousness.

Taste Test: Frozen Turkey Dinners

I went with some Cornish Game Hens last Thanksgiving because the thought of roasting an entire bird was daunting. Turned out great! And it's always fun when you get to eat an entire bird by yourself. Quail is also an option.

Do You Do "Big Breakfasts"?

I love big breakfasts, if only because I only have 2 days (or 3 on a long weekend) in which I get to enjoy them. Brinner is always an option, but I can't load up and then go straight to bed. When I really do breakfast, it follows one of these formats: bacon, eggs, pancakes/waffles/french toast; biscuits, sausage, eggs, sausage gravy; tortilla, black beans, eggs, chorizo...etc. Basically, eggs, meat, carbs. Fruit is also always welcome to the party.
Did I mention that I live in Texas too? Maybe it's a strictly southern thing.

Ultra-Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna

Hmm. Tastes kind of like a dusty computer screen. I'm making meaty lasagna tonight because I already bought the stuff for it, but rest assured that I'll be making this at some point this month. It sounds delicious!!

Cereal Eats: What's the Best Milk for Cereal?

I grew up drinking 2% but as an adult, I've been trying to be slightly healthier. I made the swap to 1% a few years ago, then spent about a year drinking skim. I'm now drinking primarily unsweetened almond milk, which is EXCELLENT with cereals like HBO with almonds. I can't speak for much else, as I imagine honey nut cheerios would be better with cow's milk. I do have the issue with almond milk not being quite cold enough. This problem tends to be fixed if I put the milk in the freezer while I'm getting ready in the morning.

Our Cherpumple-Off Against Food52

woah. I'm very impressed.

@millede I don't think that's meant to be a dessert.

Daniel Delaney's Brisketlab is Some Legit Texas Barbecue in New York

wow. Coming from Texas, I'm just sorry brisket is so expensive for you guys in NY. It makes me sad just thinking about it.

Overnight Buns

Just a heads up-turned out great with substituting 1/3 whole wheat. A bit on the small side with 24 though. I'll probably be making these again as burger buns, making only 12.
Thanks for the great recipe!!

Serious Entertaining: An All-Avocado Meal

I've never heard them referred to as "tree bacon". While appropriate, I prefer their nickname "nature's butter".

@punkin712 yes, avocado margaritas are the bomb!!

Taste Test: Ice Cream Sandwiches: Klondike, Nestlé, Good Humor

I'm disppointed in this test. There are many, many other contenders. I'm personally a fan of the Blue Bell ice cream sandwiches.

Overnight Buns

And the possibility of substituting some whole wheat in there...?

Serious Eats Is Serious Business

Best of luck guys (and ladies)! Looking forward to it!

Staff Picks: What Do You Eat When Nobody's Looking?

Good ole Kraft mac & cheese. There are memories in those blue boxes.

Also Gardetto's rye chips. I always pick them up at any convenience store I happen to enter.

The Scoop: On Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

I like many an ice cream. My new favorite is one that a friend of mine recently made. Malted Chocolate Imperial Stout with candied pecans. And it's extra special because I can't buy it anywhere.

Seriously Sick: Food For When You're Under the Weather

Some light chicken soup always does the trick along with some herbal tea.