Category Archives: Bad Food That Tastes Great

Palsaik Korean BBQ – Off the wagon for the day

I saw a review for this place on the Cooking Channel, and I had high hopes when I walked in the door. I was totally not disappointed either. Those of you who have been following my saga, I’ve been more … Continue reading

Posted in Bad Food That Tastes Great, Comfort Food, Cooking, Restaurant Reviews | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Strange Bedfellows: Tofu with Hollandaise Sauce

I’ve been thinking a lot about flavor profiles, and how I can get what I want out of my food without the meat or excessive sodium. Prior to today, I’ve really been phoning it in. Slapping a piece of fish … Continue reading

Posted in Bad Food That Tastes Great, Cooking, deep thoughts, Food, French Food, Organic, Putzing in the kitchen, Rambling, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Nectarines in a Balsamic Glaze: Inspiration from Adversity

The other day I was getting ready for work.. packing up my lunch as per usual. I decided on a salad with cherry tomatoes, cheddar, greens, and a balsamic dressing. I threw a nectarine into the box for good measure, … Continue reading

Posted in Bad Food That Tastes Great, Comfort Food, Cooking, Desserts, examiner, Food, Kitchen Fail, Organic, paid writer, Putzing in the kitchen, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Farmers Market Finds

This weekend has been super busy for me. I’ve been writing up a storm for the examiner, as evidenced by: http://www.examiner.com/review/celebrate-national-ice-cream-day-with-coolhaus http://www.examiner.com/article/grilling-101 http://www.examiner.com/article/burbank-farmers-market-bounty-right-outside-your-front-door So, check them out and subscribe, please. 😀 Enough cross posting and hawking my own wares. Down … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in Bad Food That Tastes Great, Bar Food, Comfort Food, Cooking, Organic, Rambling | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Deconstructed Snow Roll

As I wrap up the tail end of my first week back on the job, I am still dragging a bit. Last night I was faced with the epic feat of making two meals. The Confluent Boyfriend wanted Nanette Sauce … Continue reading

Posted in Bad Food That Tastes Great, Cooking, Food, Organic, Sushi | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

I didn’t go AWOL, I promise.

It’s been a couple of days. I just started work this week. Both jobs. (Yay fun!). In addition, I have been having back issues, which make standing and cooking craptastic. Enough whining now. To the meal. Tonight’s feast consisted of … Continue reading

Posted in Bad Food That Tastes Great, Comfort Food, Cooking, Food, Italian Food, Organic, Putzing in the kitchen | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Confluent Kitchen: Sunday Breakfast Edition

What says late Sunday morning better than a rich, delicious breakfast? Man-sized omelettes! Man Omelette Recipe 3 eggs (preferrably fresh and organic) 2 tsp heavy cream 1 oz quality grated cheddar 2 scallions, chopped 5-6 baby bella mushrooms, sliced 6 … Continue reading

Posted in Bad Food That Tastes Great, Comfort Food, Cooking, Food, French Food, Organic | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Confluent Kitchen: Thanksgiving Edition

Today is a day for giving thanks. What better way to do that than to consume copious amounts of food? I went a little bit non-traditional and made a duck. I hadn’t ever cooked a whole duck, so I figured.. … Continue reading

Posted in Bad Food That Tastes Great, Comfort Food, Cooking, Italian Food, Kitchen Fail, Organic, Putzing in the kitchen | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Irreverent Bastardization of the Cheesesteak? Check.

Since Salad Week is over and college football season has begun, I decided to come out of the gate running with a bar food/street food classic. But I modified it.. because yeah. That’s kinda my thing. The Meat and Veggies: … Continue reading

Posted in Bad Food That Tastes Great, Bar Food, Comfort Food, Organic, Putzing in the kitchen | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Salad Week – Day 6: Cobb Salad of Laziness

  Last night’s salad was probably the easiest so far.. shred some cheddar, chop some lettuce, tomato, and mushroom. Combine with some ranch dressing and some premade chicken tenders. Add cooked, chopped bacon.. and voila. It only took about 10 … Continue reading

Posted in Bad Food That Tastes Great, Comfort Food, Gardening, Putzing in the kitchen | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments