Avatar the Last Airbender Recipes: Earth Kingdom Meat n’ Taters

January 6, 2016

  By Shannon Moloney Suggested song to play while cooking: Scraping Up The Pieces, by Twin Forks The Earth Kingdom, strong and proud. Not a nation, not a tribe, but a kingdom. It screams regality and authority. For this recipe I knew I needed something hearty. What could truly speak to the earth? Immediately I thought of potatoes. Potato in French is pomme de terre, literally translating to “apple from…


Stuffed Red Bell Peppers

I am writing this recipe to expose the metaphorical man behind the curtain. For years many of us have been bamboozled by the media into believing a lie about one of our favorite “vegetables.” The red pepper is often depicted in tableaus beside such classics as celery, lettuce, and broccoli. Lies!!! Red peppers are in fact a fruit masquerading as a vegetable. Before you start feeling the world is completely…

March 1, 2015

Spicy Cajun Seafood Stew

America is cold, sporkers. It’s colder than any of us want it to be. When we come home at the end of the day, we’re looking for something to warm us from the inside out. While you could grab a bottle of whiskey, this Cajun stew is the much more exciting alternative. Plus, you gotta eat something. Prepare it on the weekend and you’ll have leftovers all week. That way,…

January 12, 2015

Killer Potato Latkes

Tonight is the beginning of the Festival of Lights. And no, I’m not talking about the lighting ceremony your little town is putting on over a swaddled baby and some sweet goats. We’re talking about the miracle that gave birth to Hanukkah. Once Jerusalem was reclaimed, the Jewish rebels needed oil to rededicate the temple, but they could only find enough to last one night. The miracle, then, occurred on…

December 16, 2014

Queso and Guacamole Time

It’s apparently football season again. I know this because all of my coworkers have been huddling around each other’s computers and talking about who they picked for their fantasy football leagues for the past few weeks. Now, I don’t know much about football, but I do know that there is a part of this rather weird tradition that gets me excited: tailgating (because food, duh). As I haven’t been to…

October 9, 2014