Mayonnaise Ice Cream…seriously!

I think we can all agree that the world, especially this country, is in a bad place right now.  A science denying, lying, orange hair, nightmare is in the White House.  Global warming is wreaking havoc on the planet.  We’ve been overrun by Russians!  And some lunatic in Scotland just ruined the last thing great […]

Thug Kitchen: Coconut-Lime Rice with Red Beans and Mango

Coconut-lime rice with red beans and mango pic

UPDATE:  Well, this is so, so.  Honestly, unless someone can give me an idea on how to kick this up about 20 notches, I’d pass.  The mango and cayenne are the only two things that give this any kind of flavor.  Verdict: pass! If you don’t love coconut or lime or red beans or mango…well, […]

How to make ramen noodles your b*tch!

Remember those days back in college when you were poor?  I mean really poor!  Well, not booze poor, but food poor!  You would never waste money on food because that would take away from the booze budget.  So you went to the grocery store and bought a case of Top Ramen for $2.65.  It fed you for a […]

Thug Kitchen: ‘Lemon Mint Quinoa’

Quinoa is one of my favorites.  It’s a great base for whatever you want to grill up.  One of my favorite things to do is dig through the fridge for any vegetables on hand and just start grilling/sautéing.   Let the quinoa cook while you’re mixing up the other stuff.  It’s a filling meal and makes […]

Thug Kitchen: ‘Spiced Chickpea Wraps with Tahini Dressing’

WARNING: explicit language follows! This is the first of about fifteen recipes from the original Thug Kitchen cookbook. Originally I thought I would make the recipe as written. But over the years, my friend Adi taught me to disregard the spice measurements and always double the written quantity. It has always worked out well (although, […]

This is just Impossible (burger)!

I’m a cheating vegetarian.  In 2012, I went full on vegetarian then slowly cheated my way back to eating meat over the last year or so.  This was mostly caused by girlfriends who ate meat but in all reality, the weakness was mine! Lately, I’ve been trying to get back to the vegetarian lifestyle because I just […]