Dessert, Recipes, Snacks

#Basic Pumpkin Spice Caramel Corn

Caramel corn has never really been my thing. Whenever I have the store bought stuff it tastes stale and gross. It’s always too sweet or too salty or the popcorn gets stuck in my teeth. But ladies and gentlemen, all of my anti-caramel corn sentiments have changed. Okay, not all of them. I still think […]

Recipes, Snacks

Afternoon Snack Bars

I get a crazy sweet tooth every afternoon. While I would love to eat cookies and sweets every day, I would also like to fit through doorways. I’m trying to cut back on sugar and increase protein and fiber. These bars have tons of “healthy” ingredients: oats, banana, peanut butter, and chia! I hope that […]

Entree, Recipes, Snacks

Baked Buffalo Chicken Tenders

Today I realized how little school I have left. I have only two weeks of classes left. My exam week is weak by most counts. I only have one presentation to do Friday evening, for which all of the materials are due a week before, and then a quick and easy exam Saturday afternoon. After […]

Recipes, Snacks

Smoky Habanero Beef Jerky

I came up with a recipe to combine two of my favorite things: beef jerky and El Yucateco Black Label Reserve chile habanero hot sauce. While the ingredients look like this will pack a big, spicy punch, I promise that it’s only medium spicy. Lots of folks have opined on techniques for making beef jerky. […]

Recipes, Snacks

Szechuan Peppercorn Beef Jerky

Szechuan peppercorns are renowned for making your mouth tingle. They make for a really fun beef jerky. Check out Fresh Off the Grid for tips and tricks about making good beef jerky: Ingredients 2 Tbsp Szechuan peppercorns, lightly crushed 2 Tbsp red pepper flakes 1 Tbsp garlic powder 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp […]