Curried Coconut Banana Ice Cream

I experiment a lot in the kitchen, and this means adding ingredients that you wouldn’t think would work, like curry powder in ice cream. Don’t get me wrong, a lot of these are failures, but every once in a while, one stands out, like this one. This isn’t your typical...
Colima Sea Salt Soft Pretzels

Colima Sea Salt Soft Pretzels

Soft pretzels are one of those things you probably get at a sporting event or festival, and you enjoy it because — hello salty bread — but if you’ve ever had a soft pretzel that was anything other than frozen and purchased at a warehouse club, you know it can be...
Grilled Leeks

Grilled Leeks

With hot, humid summers where I live, grilling is my go-to cooking method for most nights. It keeps the house cool and the kitchen clean, and of course, produces amazing, smoky flavors for just about everything. I mean everything. In addition to burgers and steaks,...
Basil Mint Pesto Pasta Salad

Basil Mint Pesto Pasta Salad

I use a lot of fresh herbs when I cook, and because they are so expensive, I’ve tried growing them over the years with not a lot of success. The one I’d like to grow lots of, but also always seems to turn out the worst, is basil. Basil has always been difficult for me...