Recipes

3 Cures for the Common Hangover

Halloween weekend is always busy. Every year one of my good friends throws a huge party, and this year was no exception. The theme this year was “Sausage Party”. Needless to say, I was mildly hungover this morning (maybe more than mildly). Whenever I find myself in such situations (tired, hungover and not wanted to leave the house), I have three go-to hangover fixes:   1. Something greasy to eat   Today’s choice was spicy cheddar Kraft Dinner and a grilled cheese sandwich. If you have not tried the spicy cheddar KD, you are truly missing out. It has the ooey-gooiness of classic Kraft dinner but with an added heat that is almost addictive. For the perfect grilled cheese sandwich:   1. Add 2-3 slices of cheddar, Monterey jack or Swiss cheese (your choice) between two slices of white bread.   2. Heat 1 tbsp of salted butter in a cast iron or nonstick skillet over…

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Go-To Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut butter cookies are one of my favorites.  This recipe is a quick fix to satisfy any peanut butter cookie craving and only uses 5 ingredients.  The last ingredient, sea salt, is the key that gives the cookies an addictive salty finish.  I used natural peanut butter because I feel they hold up better but feel free to try them with any kind – crunchy, smooth, natural, not.  I also add an extra splash of vanilla. Since the cookies are flourless, they’re very tender, so I advise letting them cool on the pan before moving them.   Ingredients 1 cup peanut butter 1 cup sugar 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 egg, lightly beaten Coarse sea salt (for sprinkling)   Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F In a medium bowl, mix the peanut butter, sugar, vanilla and egg until well combined (smooth) Spoon one tablespoon portions of the…

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