espresso-rubbed sliders with cherry jam and bacon

espresso-rubbed sliders with cherry jam and bacon

  SPRING BREAK = free time = nonstop cooking! i made these sliders in the midst of a cooking frenzy, somewhere in between baking a five-layer apple cake and a kosher-for-passover chocolate roll. the desserts are a bit seasonally inappropriate — the apple cake has a thanksgiving vibe, and the chocolate roll looks like it belongs in a christmas dinner [...]

spicy black bean sliders with swiss and guacamole

spicy black bean sliders with swiss and guacamole

this is for all the vegetarian dads out there! maybe you feel excluded by the other dads at neighborhood block parties, flipping burgers and wallowing in their own masculinity. or maybe you're just sick of eating frozen amy's burritos while the rest of the family dines on steak and potatoes. black beans, rice, and chipotle [...]

big mac(aron)

big mac(aron)

these would be good for a weirdly themed party. maybe some ironic hipster kickback where all the grub is fast food from scratch? or an american girl doll mcdonald's tea party? makes two dozen big macs i used a basic macaron recipe tinted with cocoa powder for the bun, topped it with a slice of fondant [...]