Chicken Tagine Terrificness

For Christmas, one member of this household wanted a tagine and the other one was just as excited about it.  Consequently (in a very good way), a tagine appeared at the Owl’s Nest.  Before this purchase, I knew nothing about the tagine.  Since then, however, it has revolutionized our kitchen.  It is traditionally used in … [Follow your taste buds…]

Mess-LESS Buffalo Chicken

I am obsessive compulsive about many things–namely paper and handwriting.  In college, I wrote in the same kind of pen for the first three and a half years.  I decided to rebel for my final semester, for reasons that can only be explained by my prioritization of burritos, beverages, and future teaching career (scary!) over … [Follow your taste buds…]

Mexican Fiesta

My obsession with cheese runs deep.  Therefore, any time I can find an excuse to eat Mexican food, I take it.  Interesting spices, intriguing flavors, comforting cheese–it’s like winning the food lottery every time.  Tonight we made a creamy (and healthy!!…an oxymoron, I know) dip to precede a shredded chicken, bean, and tortilla pie.  Who … [Follow your taste buds…]

Creative with Curry

The best thing about curry is its versatility.  It goes without saying that curry is the perfect dish to re-imagine….over and over and over again.  Because it is different every time, I love it even more.  I love that I can basically empty the vegetable drawer and come up with something incredible.  Also, one day … [Follow your taste buds…]

Re-Imagining Chicken Noodle Soup?

When I think of chicken noodle soup, the red and white canned variety is what first comes to mind; it conjures comforting memories of “I ate this when I was home sick and only my mother’s love could make this taste so good”.  Speaking of my mother, her homemade chicken soup is incredible–thick, perfectly seasoned, … [Follow your taste buds…]