A Lesson in Not Judging a Burger by its Bun: Thunder Burger & Bar

A Lesson in Not Judging a Burger by its Bun: Thunder Burger & Bar

Like a lot of kids, I thought I would become a lawyer. Granted, I kind of thought lawyer, doctor, teacher, or police/firemen were the only career options I had. Even so, I wanted to learn more about what it took to perform in the courtroom. 

Pork and Polenta

Pork and Polenta

I’ve had a box of polenta sitting in my cabinet for awhile now, and I’m mulling over ways to use it. Should I make something inspired by shrimp and grits? Maybe I’ll make it with a more bread-like quality. What protein do I want? Finally, 

A Brunch Classic: Steak and Eggs

A Brunch Classic: Steak and Eggs

It’s amazing the power that purchasing can have. By that I mean, after going to Whole Foods and buying a huge beef chuck blade for only $5, my mood couldn’t have been better. This cut is thick, tender, and creates amazing juices when resting. Plus, 

Birthday Dinner Means Fried Chicken and Corn Balls!

Birthday Dinner Means Fried Chicken and Corn Balls!

My mom is insanely talented when it comes to birthday celebrations. She puts such loving thought into everything and I’ve always admired her attention to detail. With her, the best part of your birthday is waking up and running out to gaze upon your “birthday 

Beef Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Dipping Sauce

Beef Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Dipping Sauce

I love fresh, crunchy lettuce wraps! Add a creamy peanut sauce with some heat and I’m all ears. A few months ago, my sister offered to make us dinner and I gladly accepted. I wanted to bring an appetizer so I decided on beef lettuce 

Pork Tenderloin with Jalapeño Mashed Potatoes

Pork Tenderloin with Jalapeño Mashed Potatoes

When I was younger, I never used to like spicy flavors. I simply could not handle the searing heat on my tongue and my eyes would start watering immediately. Since I moved to college and started cooking on my own, I’ve grown to love a 

Breaded Eggplants and Za’atar Roasted Chicken

Breaded Eggplants and Za’atar Roasted Chicken

Young adults are constantly told how much they need to value this period in their lives. Millennials and Gen Z are warned of the dangers of social media and older generations declare that it’s corrupting our society. Well, people said the same about television at