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The Mushroom Bolognese You Need to Try Now - Or Yesterday Even...

With Central Texas equivalents of “miserably cold weather” the last few weeks, I found the perfect opportunity to snuggle up next to the stove, indulge on some red wine, and slow-simmer the most delicious sauce you’ve ever tasted. 891 more words

Tips & Tricks

Cooking with Zig: Bread "Pudding"

I’m noticing a trend here on “Cooking with Zig”. We’re straying into boozeahol central, and it’s starting to affect our success. But, we’re human (mostly), so we’ll share our failures as well as our victories. 1,050 more words

Utter Silliness

3 Classy Reasons to Drink While You Cook

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in the last few years it’s even on an “off day” I can hype myself up to get busy in the kitchen if I set myself in the right mood. 480 more words

Tips & Tricks

Cooking with Zig: Sweetheart Scones

This issue might be more accurately called “Cooking with Zig and Fen”, but since none of you know Fen yet, and all he did was complain and urge me to take shots, this is all the mention Fen gets today. 1,258 more words


Butternut Squash and Salmon Ravioli

Isn’t it funny how ideas are formed? Most of my recipes are adaptations of things I have seen made on cooking shows or recipes I have run across on Pintrest. 996 more words


Dr. Pepper Bourbon Cupcakes

Here it is!! The pinnacle of our Dr. Pepper-palooza meal!!!! Oh my gosh. This is one of the most intense desserts I have ever created! I have never tried making a cupcake with a filling before and I am so proud that my first attempt was such a huge success. 748 more words

Happy Hour

Sherry Baby

I love cooking with sherry – the rich, raisiny stuff, not your gran’s Bristol Cream – and keep a bottle of Pedro Ximinez by the stove, adding a slosh to braises, saut├ęs, or anywhere a drop of wine would be welcome. 404 more words