Deviled eggs are a popular dish to serve around Easter festivities. Anyone can tweak the classic mayonnaise-based recipe to spice it up a little. But if you’re looking for a whole new flavor, I’ve got just the recipe for you. With tuna, olives, tomato, and mustard mixed with the hard boiled yolks, not only will the taste of these “Confit Tuna and Olive Deviled Eggs” impress, but the colorful presentation will be a welcome sight this spring!
It’s almost New Year’s Eve! Time to celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of the next. Some of us will be going out to big parties, and some of us will be chilling with friends at home. Whatever type of NYE plans you have, I’ve got an appetizer recipe to match. Continue reading “New Year’s Eve Party Appetizers”
Popcorn is the best snack food around, hands down. There are endless combinations of toppings you can add to keep it interesting, and depending on how you cook it, it’s can be rather nutritious! Today, I’m going to share with you the MAGIC, the MYSTERY, and MASTERY of cooking popcorn on the stovetop. Never again will you sit in front of the TV with those microwavable bags, oozing things like “transfats”, “carcinogens”, and probably “gluten”*. Nope, it’s time to learn to do it the old-fashioned way: make stovetop popcorn in your own kitchen.
Thanksgiving is like the Holy Grail of holidays for an enthusiastic home cook. If you find yourself in the kitchen cooking for a large group, you may be facing a mixed bag of emotions: apprehension, excitement, inspiration, anxiety… and that’s just how you feel about the turkey. Even if you’re not catering a whole meal, you may be asked to bring a dish to dinner. This year, the Cursory Cook has got you covered with some suggested side dishes that are the perfect mix of traditional and unique. All of them take less than one hour to prepare, and are full of ingredients that should be easy to find last minute!
Game of Thrones (GoT) is a TV show you may have heard of. It’s got dragons, looks a little medieval, and is (loosely? Can I say that?) based on the fantastic A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin. It airs in the springtime on HBO, featuring some great acting and fantastic effects. For the last six years, I have hosted or co-hosted a big, themed dinner for the season premier, replete with mulled wine and lots of red meat. The sixth season aired in late April, and I want to tell you about this great party you weren’t invited to. Continue reading “Game of Thrones Feast”