Genius Brussels Sprouts

Welcome to Spring Cookbook Week on Macheesmo! I’ll be posting recipes from five cookbooks this week and giving away copies! All winners will be announced next Friday (06/05) ....more

Franklin Ancho Fig BBQ Sauce

Welcome to Spring Cookbook Week on Macheesmo! I’ll be posting recipes from five cookbooks this week and giving away copies! All winners will be announced next Friday (06/05) ....more

In Which Chef Watson, the computer, Makes My Breakfast

A few weeks ago I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts, The Sporkful, and they did a whole episode on how IBM has transformed Watson (the Jeopardy master computer) into a chef. They partnered with Bon Appetit and fed Watson thousands of recipes and food pairings and then Watson uses those to recommend […] The post In Which Chef Watson, the computer, Makes My Breakfast appeared first on Macheesmo. ...more

Spring Cookbook Week!

In the fall, I did my first cookbook week here on the blog and it was so much fun! I reviewed five new cookbooks, cooked stuff from each one, and gave away a bunch of copies. Well, it turns out that there are plenty of new cookbooks this time of year and so I’m doing […] The post Spring Cookbook Week! ...more

Double Layer Stuffed Sweet Peppers

This post is brought to you by Sabra Dipping Co, LLC.. All opinions are 100% mine. Today is National Hummus Day! ...more

Shrimp Scampi For One

I originally posted this recipe almost five years ago while Betsy and I were moving to Colorado. It’s still great if you need a quick single serving meal (or don’t have any dishes)! I had an alternate name for this dish but it was way too long to actually publish: Shrimp Scampi For Bachelors Who […] The post Shrimp Scampi For One appeared first on Macheesmo ....more

Mother’s Day Quiche

Betsy and I took a trip to DC in March and found ourselves in a fancy coffee shop on 14th street one morning. I got a croissant because this looked like the kind of place that would have great...more

My New City Garden

One of my goals this year was to get a nice raised garden bed built that I could use for many years. It took me a few weeks to get it built, but it’s finally done! I made it out of cedar so it should be very weather resistant and piped my sprinkler system into […] The post My New City Garden appeared first on Macheesmo ....more

A Fast Four Months

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The Iced Spiced Coffee

There are few things I look forward to in the summer more than iced coffee....more