Spaghetti and Venison Meatballs in Moonshine Sauce

Spaghetti and Venison Meatballs in Moonshine Sauce

Saying you don’t like spaghetti and meatballs immediately makes you a person of interest, as far as I am concerned.  How could anyone not like a combination of meat, sauce and pasta?  I have broken up with men for less.Knowing the unquestionable superiority of...
Bayou Bakery’s Red Velvet Cake

Bayou Bakery’s Red Velvet Cake

Valentine’s Day is just a blink away. If you haven’t made reservations yet at your favorite restaurant yet, hurry and make them, or consider ordering dinner to-go or cooking at home. Either way, this Red Velvet Cake from Chef David Guas of Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar...
New Jersey-Style Hangover Burgers

New Jersey-Style Hangover Burgers

Clerks, Taylor ham, Jersey Shore, Zach Braff, Atlantic City… Jersey is famous for a lot of things.  But burgers?  Yep.  As a girl without a grill, I struggle to perfect the home burger, but this does the trick.  Sweet, tangy onions perfectly balance smoky Gouda...
Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

A warm, chewy chocolate chip cookie is my biggest guilty pleasure. A fat piece of crispy bacon comes in close second. Only a genius would think of combining the two, but I can’t take the credit. The day I came across this recipe, it was a well-deserved reward from the...
Avocado-Lime Dressing

Avocado-Lime Dressing

I don’t buy bottled salad dressing anymore. Most nights, I just need a glob or two, then the rest of the bottle sits in the refrigerator door, forgotten, until I move again. “Honey, how long has this raspberry vinaigrette been in the fridge?” “Since Lance Bass was...
Drunken Leg of Lamb

Drunken Leg of Lamb

On May 19, Washington, DC will host the Lamb Jam. This is an American lamb event tasting and competition featuring local chefs, tastings and demos. The American Lamb Board asked GMF if we wanted to create a recipe with lamb. Lamb is my favorite meat to eat. It has...
Classic French Onion Soup

Classic French Onion Soup

by Jaclyn Jecha This is perfect for hot or cold days, no matter where you live or when the craving strikes. Make this comforting French onion soup by picking the best local yellow onions you can find and splurging on the best Gruyere. With a Swiss husband, cheese in...
Ripple’s Hazelnut Cheesecake

Ripple’s Hazelnut Cheesecake

Looks like we’re in a cheesecake mood lately. Today’s recipe comes from Vanessa Ochotorena, pastry chef of Ripple in Cleveland Park. Try this sweet dish at home, just in time for Valentine’s Day.Featured image courtesy of Ripple. Ripple3417 Connecticut Ave....
Lamb Empanadas

Lamb Empanadas

Everyone has their own special way of celebrating Valentine’s Day, be it canoodling with a significant other or baking a phallic-shaped cake decorated with the names of your men-emies… If you’re feeling lovable this year, cooking a romantic dinner for two is another...
Buttercream Bakeshop’s Campari-Grapefruit Glaze

Buttercream Bakeshop’s Campari-Grapefruit Glaze

Tiffany McIsaac is the pie piper of baked goods, and the Campari grapefruit doughnut at her and husband Kyle Bailey’s GBD in Dupont Circle is selling like uh, hotcakes.  Campari can be an intense flavor in cocktails, but paired with tart grapefruit (on a doughnut no...
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