My breakfast slays gods

Poached eggs with corned beef and barley hash and an avocado spread on home-baked bread. Tomatoes for a refreshing note. Cleaning out the fridge is how I make my best recipes.

Salsa time

Hoover just asked me for salsa-making advice, and my TL;DR version would be this: Don’t get fancy. You don’t know better than Mexican grandmas. But the long version: Yes. Get all the seedy flesh out of the tomatoes, or your salsa will be a drink. And add the salt last, because it draws even more … Read more

Ma McGinley’s Kindergarten Kookies

Here’s what I’m making today: my mom’s recipe for these delicious, candy-like cookies that coagulate into sort of chocolate’s birds’ nests. They’re called Kindergarten Kookies because she used to send them into school on our birthdays. KINDERGARTEN KOOKIES In a mixing bowl: 3 cups oats 1/2 cup cocoa OR 1 square unsweetened chocolate 1 cup … Read more


My cousin has a food blog for all of you who dig the recipes here. I’m jealous of the titular pun and eager to try some of it out. There’s really no better way to spend a Sunday than making a big dinner with the one you love.