Easy Jerk-Spiced Oxtail Stew


This recipe is not authentic to any particular cuisine, but it is delicious, simple to make, and just the thing for chilly winter nights. Boeuf Bourguignonne and Jamaican-style oxtail soup were the inspirations for this mash-up dish, an easy-to-assemble stew that rewards you with layers of complex, savory, spicy flavor. 


[Closed] Thermapen® Giveaway! – We Have A Winner!

UPDATE: Judah K, you are the winner of the Thermapen® Giveaway! Send me an email with your shipping details and your preferred color at coco at itwasjustright dot com! Every since I got my hands on an instant-read thermometer, I’ve been able to take my cooking projects to the next level. The Splash-Proof Super-Fast® model from Thermapen®… 

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Honey Mustard Dressing

Of all the salad dressings at our neighborhood sandwich joint, my favorite is the honey mustard. Zippy and tangy, it’s the perfect topping for a classic iceberg salad. Luckily, it’s super easy to make at home – you just put all the ingredients in a jam jar and shake.

Frantoio Olive Oil


Food and wine-related gifts are my favorites to give and receive, in no small part because of their ephemeral nature. You’re not imposing your personal taste on the giftee for any extended period of time, and chances are they’ll enjoy the goodies rather than feeling super awkward about whatever it is that you’ve bought. Seriously,… 

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Yahoo! Sponsored Post: Cauliflower Cake from Plenty More by Yotam Ottolenghi

First off, a big thank you to Yahoo! for sponsoring today’s post. Their food page boasts a well-curated selection of stories from around the web, courtesy of their editing team. While perusing the site, I stumbled upon a beautiful and unusual recipe for Cauliflower Cake by one of my favorite chefs, and I couldn’t wait… 

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