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 …

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 …

Buffalo Cheez-It Pizza

For about a month, I’ve been perfecting a bread machine recipe that has a crust that tastes dead on like spicy Cheez-Its. No kidding. It’s part of a medium-secret sandwich project I’ve been working on. Naturally, the remarkable Cheez-It resemblance was begging to be developed into something besides a loaf of sandwich bread. Maybe something with a greater crust surface …

The Four Alarm Chicken Sandwich

Wendy’s, we know you don’t want us to have this. We know you’re trying to protect us from ourselves. But your attempt at setting boundaries has led us to defy you. Some sandwiches are too important to be limited by your authoritarian whim, and besides, you have to let us make our own mistakes. To assemble a homemade imitation of …