Honey Pecan Baked Brie

Ideas for Christmas or New Year’s dinner party? Yes, please! I will be going to a pre- Christmas party this Saturday and this will be one of the dishes I will bring along. I am also making some delicious cheese pretzels and probably some gingerbread… Romanian parties are savage when it comes to the amount…

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Crackle Chocolate Cookies

Ugly cookies are delicious… and they’re actually pretty. It is the first time I am making this type of cookies, even though I’ve been planning to make them for years now.  I try not to bake unless I have a reason, which this time was Saint Nicholas day, and share the sweets immediately after I…

Culinary Epiphany

Introduction I used to be PicktheCook, but now I am Culinary Epiphany. If you find it pretentious, you are reading it in a wrong way, it’s more of a “culinary epiphany… (cough)”. More of a: “Remember I made that recipe a while ago, I wonder what ingredients I used and how I did it…” That…

Shrimp and Grits

I am really having fun with these recipe templates, in case it was not obvious already. I’ve got nothing insightful    else to say on this gloomy Monday, so I’ll open a bottle of red wine and continue reading Marco Polo’s Adventures until my eye start itching. I  might be needing vision glasses, thank you countless nights…

Roasted Chicken with Fennel

From the category: recipes for lazy people, like  myself. It really is one of my favorite things to cook because it only takes 10 minutes to prepare everything and shove it into the oven. You can go about your business as long as you remember to remove the lid of the pan and let the…

Stuffed Peppers

Hello, hello! I am actually doing this! Look at me, I am posting a recipe! Also, I am trying to learn to take decent pictures and to write decent looking recipes… I also need some decent intros to my posts (mental note). Ok, so today we are cooking stuffed peppers. Why? Because I haven’t had…