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drinkfoodtravel · 3h ago

Make mushrooms great again!

Last year, I remember eating a lovely little salad of thinly sliced mushrooms with a bright, zippy dressing drizzled over the top at a friend's house. It sounds too pompous to say this was a...
drinkfoodtravel · 5d ago

STUFF TO EAT WHEN IT'S TOO FRICKIN' HOT TO COOK, PART 2

This is another salad, made super filling with barley (and yes, you're going to have to cook that), equally portable for picnics, potlucks, and work. I promise this is my last non-cooking re...
drinkfoodtravel · 6d ago

Boozy Cherries for your Old Fashioned and Manhattans

These are terrifically easy and delicious, and besides topping drinks, they make a great snack before board meetings...just kidding! Use any cheap brown liquor you have laying around...dark ...
drinkfoodtravel · 2W ago

Banana Daiquiris are my summer spirit animal

Don't think a lot about it. This recipe is quintessential 1950s camp in a glass, and perfect for a casual gathering on your patio this weekend.Frozen Banana Daiquiri of Your DreamsMakes 1 dr...
drinkfoodtravel · 3W ago

Another roasted chicken story, but perhaps the best one yet

Did you ever have those epic, heavy Sunday "dinners" (meaning noontime meal outside of the Midwest) involving roasted meat and vegetables, and lots of family members?  Maybe it was after chu...
drinkfoodtravel · 3W ago

I went to northern California and missed a bunch of famous stuff, but I still had good food.

I took an epic (well, super long) road trip along I-80 to northern California last week, and here's what I learned:Drive through the Bonneville Salt Flats and stop to read about this totally...
drinkfoodtravel · 1M ago

Last week it snowed, so I made soup...

Last weekend it snowed for two days straight here in Northern Colorado (and yes, our tomato plants are now dead).  So, after eating so many springy meals, I wanted a spicy, sinus-clearing so...
drinkfoodtravel · 1M ago

Thai Brussels Sprouts with Rice Noodles

Inspiration for this dish came from Momofuku's Brussels sprouts with fish sauce and a couple of standard traditions in my own kitchen (namely, fried shrimp with pasta and bacon + Brussels sp...
drinkfoodtravel · 2M ago

Quick trips: Pittsburgh

I used Pittsburgh as my home base last week for a couple of university appearances, and I will preface this post with the truth: you could spend a lot more time in Pitt doing a lot more supe...
drinkfoodtravel · 2M ago

The salad that eats like a (light, springy) meal

I love grain salads; they travel well for not-sad desk lunches, and they make interesting sides to fish, tofu, or meat. This one has me finally using up that enormous tub of Israeli couscous...