Cran-Apple Sparkling Beverage

Cran-Apple Sparkling Beverage

Cran-Apple Sparkling Beverage Print Cran-Apple Sparkling Beverage Print Ingredients 16 ounces high-quality cran-apple juice8 ounces seltzer or carbonated water5-10 sprigs fresh mint ice Servings -4...
Butternut Squash Bisque

Butternut Squash Bisque

Butternut Squash Bisque Print Butternut Squash Bisque Print Ingredients 1 stick butter (or 6 Tbs. cooking fat – yes, that’s less than 1 stick of butter, but we’re accounting for loss in milk solids...
Do the Work

Do the Work

Sometimes a quote stops you in your tracks, and sticks in your head all day. I needed to hear this, because I desperately want the revolution but, dammit, I never want to do the dishes. And not just...
Stomach Flu: The Struggle is Real

Stomach Flu: The Struggle is Real

There’s nothing like an exorcist-level stomach flu to keep you in bed, wishing you had the Grim Reaper on speed dial. I was laid out like this recently, hoping for an unscheduled end-times,...
The Supersizers

The Supersizers

Oh man, you guys. I’m addicted. I love learning about food, and when I stumbled on this smart series, The Supersizers, I was instantly sucked in. In each episode the two hosts spend one week...
Apples, apples everywhere

Apples, apples everywhere

I ran across a killer deal on organic apples last week. It was just too good to pass up and I’ll admit it: I’m a sucker for a closeout sale. The organic stuff is hardly ever discounted,...
Classic Homemade Mustard

Classic Homemade Mustard

Mustard is a must, am I right? You gotta have it, and who knew it was so simple to make? If you like it fancy and grainy, just blend less. Want it smooth? Blend some more. You can’t do it...
Spinach Strawberry Salad

Spinach Strawberry Salad

Strawberries and balsamic vinegar make the perfect pair in this springtime salad. The pecans make it feel decadent! Turn this salad into a main dish by topping it with some roasted chicken,...
Bacon jam

Bacon jam

…I really don’t think I need to say much more about this. I mean, it’s bacon freaking jam. It’s the bacon-wrapped date, amplified. This doesn’t have the amazing complexity of the restaurant stuff,...
Whole Roasted Chicken

Whole Roasted Chicken

A roasted chicken is like the gift that keeps on giving: dinner, leftovers, chicken salad, chicken stock…is there anything this bird can’t do? Thyme is my absolute favorite herb to use...
All Hail the Mighty Stick Blender

All Hail the Mighty Stick Blender

It goes by many names: stick blender, hand blender, immersion blender. You may notice that we use this small appliance in many Good Food for Bad Cooks recipes, and for good reason. It’s small,...
Lemon Asparagus

Lemon Asparagus

It’s a classic, and it’s a MUST for Springtime. Asparagus is a crowd-pleasing side dish that you can’t mess up. Just as tasty cold as it is warm, so go ahead and make a double...