Recipe: Lime-n-Thyme Chicken (Or How I Perfected the Roast)

I once heard that you can tell a great chef by how well he or she can prepare a simple roast chicken. It’s always fun to play around with haute ingredients, global influences, and esoteric spices, but if you can’t master the simplicity of a crisp-on-the-outside, juicy-on-the-inside roast, then you’re toast. You guys, I think I’ve…

Recipe: Heath Bar Pudding Cake with Butterscotch Filling

My boyfriend’s favorite candy in the world is the Heath Bar, a delightfully crunchy slab of toffee covered in creamy milk chocolate, a combination that forms a truly satisfying experience of texture and flavor. During the second year of our relationship, I surprised him on his birthday with what quickly became his favorite dessert: a…

Recipe: “Korean-Style” Quesadillas

My boyfriend’s and my lingo for junk food is usually something along the lines of “hot garbage snack.” Because we know whatever dish we’re referring to at the time is about as nutritional as hot garbage. But oh, so delicious. For Super Bowl 50, which we planned to spend at our friend Jon’s house, I…