Sloppy Joes

This dish was created for the subreddit, /r/52weeksofcooking, where the theme was “Cafeteria Food”.¬†As soon as I read this theme, I immediately thought of those really terrible sloppy joes from primary school which I am sure was just some sort of meat and ketchup. Well I decided to make it better and was very successful. Maybe it had a slight nostalgic effect but either way my SO and I devoured this.

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Portuguese-Style Fish Stew

This dish was prepared for the subreddit, /r/52weeksofcooking, where the theme was “Portuguese”. I have to be honest, I have never even thought of Portuguese food but my local fish market had a sale on some Halbut so I had to make this. While the timing was off due to the heat outside, I would totally make this again on a cool day.

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Soft Pretzel Bites and Cheese Sauce

This dish was prepared for the subreddit, /r/52weeksofcooking, where the theme was “concession food”. Give me any excuse to dip something in cheese and I will happily do it. Then definitely did the trick. It was soft, good, salty, and cheesy. Everything that is good in this world. I was definitely surprised on how soft the insides of the pretzels came out.

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Roasted Rack of Lamb with Roasted Red Potatoes

This dish was prepared for the subreddit, /r/52weeksofcooking, where the theme was “Easter”. I am just going to start by saying that I have never made rack of lamb before. I was incredibly surprised on how easy it was and how amazingly good it came out. Honestly, my mouth is water writing this.

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Baked Smoked Gouda & Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese

This dish was prepared for the subreddit, /r/52weeksofcooking, where the theme was dairy. I was glad that I was able to use what I learned during the molecular themed week and I do not think I will ever make mac & cheese any other way. The addition of the bread crumbs and baking this makes this even better.

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Pan Fried Fish With a Lemon Butter Sauce Over Rice

This dish was prepared for the subreddit, /r/52weeksofcooking, where the theme was pan sauces. I have made a number of pan sauces in the past without second thought so when this theme came up, I really had to think. This was so damn delicious and decadent, I will definitely be making this again. A** BloodA** Blood is a homemade hot chili powder that I make.

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Navajo Fry Bread Tacos

This dish was prepared for the subreddit, /r/52weeksofcooking, where the theme was Native American. While these tacos were beyond amazing, I think I could have stayed with one :). A** Blood is a homemade chili powder made with ghost chilis.

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