Biscuit Beignets

These biscuit beignets are fried fluffy squares of deliciousness. Not quite a donut and not quite a traditional beignet, but they make a great brunch item. I tried biscuit beignets for the first earlier this year at Another Broken Yolk Cafe in Birmingham, Alabama ....more

Mess Royale

Mess Royale opened in San Diego last month, offering authentic Montreal-style poutine and bagels. Until now, poutine with actual cheese curds and Montreal-style bagels have been pretty much nonexistent in San Diego. At...more

Flourless Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies

These soft-batch flourless almond butter cookies have a touch of cocoa powder to give them a chocolate almond flavor. I hope everyone had a good weekend. I was definitely looking forward to the three day weekend so that I could recharge ....more

Memory, Rinse, Repeat

As we head into Memorial Weekend, here’s a little snapshot from our lives this week. It’s always frustrating to me how poor Mr. P’s memory is ....more

Din Tai Fung (Taipei)

I always want to eat at Din Tai Fung when in Taipei. Famous for their steamed pork dumplings (xiao long bao), this famous chain originated in Taiwan and there are several locations in Taipei. While we now have several US locations as well, I still think they taste slightly better in Taiwan, the menu has greater options, and it’s a different experience ....more

Sauteed Blistered Shishito Peppers

These pan sauteed blistered shishito peppers make a delicious snack or bar food and are ridiculously easy to make. Just in time for Memorial Weekend, I’m sharing this super easy side dish which you can make on the grill, in the oven or on the stove. Mr ....more

Trader Joe’s May Edition

I recently went to Trader Joe’s to check out some of the new items featured in their Fearless Flyer as well as load up on other items that caught my eye. Giant Peruvian Inca Corn What is it about oversized and mini versions of things that get us so excited? I was definitely intrigued by this product ....more

Grilled Cheese Donut Breakfast Sandwiches

Donut halves are lightly toasted with cheese, bacon and a runny egg. This is a truly indulgent breakfast sandwich. I’ve been obsessed with breakfast lately, can you tell? ...more

Triple Coconut Mug Cake

Triple Coconut Mug Cake. If you love coconut, this is the cake for you. It’s almost crazy how many different forms of coconut there are these days ....more

Aqui Es Texcoco

Aqui Es Texcoco, known for their lamb barbecue (barbacoa), has drawn the attention of many food media outlets and was even featured on Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre Foods a few years ago. Texcoco is a region in Mexico...more