Braising and Roasting: What’s the Difference?

Roasting and braising are both integral techniques to have in your cooking arsenal. They are both perfect for larger or tough cuts of meat - the ones that you usually get for a little cheaper, but that you have to put more care into to make them really shine. They can make even the toughest … Continue reading Braising and Roasting: What’s the Difference?

Olive Oil Cake with Champagne Grapes

I love Trader Joe's. Andy and I end up going there probably two or three times a week because we're not very good at meal planning, and because I have an obsession with wine that is pretty good, but also dirt cheap. So after I picked him up from Bart last night, we stopped by … Continue reading Olive Oil Cake with Champagne Grapes