Tag Archives: Cooking

How to Make a Bad Ass Beef Wellington

Everyone should learn how to make a Beef Wellington at some point in their life. The combination of filet mignon and puff pastry is undeniably fantastical, plus it’s a BOSS old school culinary move to hide up your sleeve for … Continue reading

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Recent Recipes From Chow Down Beantown

You may have noticed the apparent lack of recipes on Just Add Cheese as of late. We’re sorry! We just like going out more than cooking! It’s more fun. Especially because we’re not exactly magicians in the kitchen, if you know what I … Continue reading

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Guest Post | Avocado & Orange Panna Cotta A’la Phil

Now it’s no secret that I like to eat out. A lot. When it comes to making my own dinner, I often don’t always have the time I’d like to make something I’m actually excited about eating. This is why … Continue reading

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Southwestern Stuffed Acorn Squash

When I was in Whole Foods the other day, the huge display of acorn squash caught my eye. I love seasonal produce and oddly shaped gourds, so I got it and headed to the interwebz for some cooking inspiration. As … Continue reading

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Asparagus and Radish Salad | George Orwell

Since we didn’t have spring this year, I decided to pretend and make a spring salad anyway. I found this recipe for Asparagus and Radish Salad on Food52 and loved it because it has every spring herb and vegetable that … Continue reading

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Lessons in Braising Artichokes

Artichokes are one of my all time favorite vegetables but it is a truly rare occasion I decide to cook with them. They never seem to come out right and all the preparation dealing with sharp spikes and annoying fuzz turns out … Continue reading

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Food Porn Friday | Steak Guarache

MmmmMmm Steak Guarache! I myself am an amateur when it comes to being a chef. I may be head-over-heels for all things food, but I totally embrace my entry-level status in the world of cooking and fully appreciate having friends … Continue reading

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Italian and Latino Fusion Sunday Funday | Part 2

And we’re back for part two of the all day cooking and drinking fest that was last Sunday. We started off with blood orange champagne cocktails, a cheese board, then some saffron, sundried tomato and manchego arancini, and that was … Continue reading

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Italian and Latin Fusion Sunday Funday | Part 1

As you may have heard me mention before, my brother Tom is a culinary student at Johnson and Wales. (Cha-ching!) Every Sunday Tom and all his chef friends get together for an all day cooking and drinking fest in Providence … Continue reading

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Fabio Inspired Chicken Cacciatore | FSTG Giveaway Winner!

Fabio got me in the mood for chicken cacciatore. After watching the classic Italian episode of Top Chef I couldn’t stop thinking about it. This is unusual because chicken really isn’t my thing. Everyone seems to love it but I think … Continue reading

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