Salty Duritos

Long live duritos, whatever they are

This is yet another story about jumping into unfamiliar foods without a plan or any way of knowing what the hell I’m doing. Don’t worry, though! It has a happy ending. It started last weekend, when our friend Njicki came to visit. John and I, as Atlantans, are tired of the Georgia Aquarium and the World of Coke—or maybe only …

The Apex of My Laziness: Easy Garlic Chili Oil

When I make vegetables, I keep it simple: a drizzle of olive oil, minced garlic, sea salt, black pepper. That is all I want. That is all I will have. It’s fast. It’s tasty. It’s perfect for lazy people like me. But you mustn’t underestimate how truly lazy I am. If there were a way I could get that process …

Instant Fudgy Brownie Cake for One

Instant Fudgy Brownie Cake for One

This is an adaptation—and a huge improvement, in my opinion—of the classic microwave mug cake. You probably know about microwave mug cake. The Internet has been swooning over it for a while; I think I first read about it in 2007, the year of Dramatic Chipmunk, I Like Turtles, and the Rickroll. It may not be a flashy meme, but …

Black Bean Hummus Shrimp Wraps

Hummus for dinner: Jalapeno Black Bean Hummus

Note: This post is part of Knuckle Salad’s Hummus All Day Long initiative. Man, if nine-year-old me could read this blog—or even 20-year-old me, if I’m totally honest—she would make such a face about the gratuitous use of beans in my recent recipes. And this one would really puzzle her. Why would Future Me ruin a perfectly great, starchy, shrimpy …

Butterbean hummus stuffed cherry tomatoes

Hummus for lunch: Garlic Butterbean Hummus

Note: This post is part of Knuckle Salad’s Hummus All Day Long initiative. I love weekend lunches. Especially when there’s garlic butterbean hummus involved, the healthy snacky veggie lunch you can easily throw together on a Saturday! Oh, and also, I stuffed it into cherry tomatoes. And made a nice spinach salad and some hard boiled eggs. You know. Just …

Maple-Cinnamon Breakfast Hummus

Hummus for breakfast: Maple Cinnamon Hummus

Note: This post is part of Knuckle Salad’s Hummus All Day Long initiative. Yes! Hummus for breakfast! As promised in Saturday’s post about hummus, I’ve got a whole day’s worth of hummus recipes for you this week, including a tasty, tasty breakfast of Maple Cinnamon Breakfast Hummus. I know—sweet hummus, first thing in the morning, sounds weird. But it’s a …