Adventures in the Kitchen / Tasty TGIF Tidbits

Tasty TGIF Tidbits: Chocolate Chip Lava Cookies

I recently found myself in the possession of one nonstick muffin pan.  After spending a good long week rejoicing, I decided to do the logical thing, and make lava cookies. “What are lava cookies?” you ask.  Well, they’re muffin-like chocolate chip cookies with molten chocolate centers, delicious warmed up in the microwave and topped off … Continue reading

Adventures in the Kitchen / Tasty TGIF Tidbits

Tasty TGIF Tidbits: Spinach Risotto

Ever since I first started cooking, I’ve always cherished a secret hope that one day I would make risotto.  I’ve had it once before, at a restaurant in Northern California.  I remember happily devouring my plate (of food), while my friend sat across from me and regaled me with tales of her Venice risotto experiences. … Continue reading