Home Cooking Blogs

We Invented a New Dessert…Help Us Name It

We were trying for fried ice cream, which we’d become familiar with at the sub-par Mexican chain restaurants of our childhoods. I never thought they actually fried the ice cream. I thought they rolled a ball of ice cream around in cereal, nuts and cinnamon to give us that crusty...

Home Cooking in New Orleans

Let’s face facts: If you ate at restaurants every day in New Orleans, you’d be fat, greasy and dead. To combat the indescribably large number of calories consumed every time we left our apartment, we resorted to lots of home cooking. Instead of ringing the dinner triangle, Rachel knew it...

Lil’ Bastard’s Pasta Puttanesca Recipe for Hypochondriacs

Pasta Puttanesca is Italian for “Whore’s Style” or even “Whore’s Birth” depending on which websites you trust. I make no judgements. Apparently, the dish got its name from prostitutes who left it on their window sills to attract customers. “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” The...