March 7th, 2012

kjpugs Recipe: Fancy Shredded Brussels Sprouts

What, me? Brussels sprouts? You don’t say. Consider my initial recipe just part 1. This is the long-awaiting part deux.

My friend Hooch told me time and time again how great Brussels sprouts are shredded. When I finally tried them, I was so impressed! This is a great way to jazz up Brussels sprouts. …READ MORE

November 30th, 2011

kjpugs Recipe: Brussels Mother-Fricking Sprouts

You guys. YOU GUYS. Did you know that Brussels sprouts are the most delicious thing ever?

(PS- even if you don’t agree, I have a garlic tip in here, so stay with me people.)

I had previously imagined them as slimy, boiled, mini-cabbages. Which, if you don’t cook them with love, they can become. …READ MORE

November 6th, 2011

kjpugs Recipe: Oma’s Pumpkin Bread

I have been best friends with Hillary since sometime in the late 90’s.

I moved to her street in 1996, but I didn’t start practically living at her house until 2001-ish. I lived a block away through high school and would frequently walk down the street, ring the doorbell twice, and walk in.


July 21st, 2011

kjpugs Recipe: Cher’s PB Butterscotch Krispies

I have this friend Cher.

You might know her from Shoe-A-Day, or from being one of the few people to survive an… interesting employment with me.

(One of our finer moments circa 2007.)

One day, at the aforementioned job, she brought in these rice krispie treats. But they were better …READ MORE

July 6th, 2011

Ice Cream from SCRATCH.

I had no idea that some half & half, cream, sugar, and eggs could turn into something this awesome.

B’s dad let us borrow his ice cream machine. I was at Trader Joe’s and saw some delicious looking chocolate pistachio toffee. And I got inspired. A quick iPhone search brought me Alton Brown’s chocolate ice …READ MORE