…we’ll grow feathers and cluck: Chicken Katsu and Rice

One of the first ‘new’ and easiest recipes I learned to make after my ex and I split up and I determined that I wanted to prove I could cook was chicken katsu.  A friend of mine made it for me, and I was immediately hooked on it. INGREDIENTS 2-3 chicken breasts 2 cups Panku…

Cheesy to bake: homemade mac ‘n cheese

When I was little, my mother used to make homemade baked mac and cheese, and to her utter disappointment, I hated it.  I loved the Kraft stuff (with the powder, not the cheese sauce, ew…and don’t get me started on the Velveeta shells and cheese, which is just truly one of the most disgusting things…

Eatery Review: The Gristmill in Gruene, Texas

Last September when my roommate bought her car, we started to explore the area where we live, which I think I mentioned before.  One of the places we discovered quite by accident was Gruene, Texas. Its the home of the oldest dance hall in Texas, which was actually where one of the scenes in the…