Cookies Series: S’more Cookies

Anyone up for s’more cookies? (Yay puns!) In all seriousness, s’mores and cookies are pretty delectable. So being the genius that I am, I decided to combine them into a delectable s’more cookie recipe hybrid thing. You’re welcome. So build yourself a campfire (or don’t. Its 10,000 degrees in Houston right now) and make yourself […]

Cookie Series: Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

Though America historically has done an amazing job of appropriating and adapting the cuisine of its many immigrant groups, there seems to be relatively few dishes or items that are truly American.* Peanut butter, on the other hand, was invented in America (yay ‘Merica!). Its delectable, nutty goodness has been a staple in American cuisine […]

Weeknight Meal: Meatloaf

Oh, the homely meatloaf. A staple at American dinner tables since the 1800s, the meatloaf is as classically American as apple pie and Nascar. Though not the sexiest dish on the block, meatloaf is a great way to feed a lot of people quickly and cheaply. My recipe is a riff on my mom’s, which […]

Derby Days with Frozen Mint Juleps

We might be in the middle of the NBA finals*, but for me there’s only one game, err…race, in town: The Kentucky Derby. As the first race of the infamous Triple Crown, the Derby is a pageant of ponies, bourbon, and ridiculous hats. Basically it’s the greatest sporting event ever (PONIES!!!!!!!!).  If pretty ponies haven’t […]

Meatless Monday: Shortcut Primavera

Its time for another Meatless Monday post! Yay! Not only is this recipe vegetarian friendly, but its also ridiculously easy. Like “Its Wednesday night and I’m exhausted” easy. Basically, my primavera sauce recipe is a bunch of spring time veggies (any veggies that look good to you) smothered in high quality marinara with a few […]

Cookies: Apple and Oatmeal Cookies

If you’ve read any part of this blog, including the name of it, you know by now that we love us some cookie recipes here at cookiesandsalt.com. For this reason, I will keep the preamble for this recipe short and to the point. Apple Oatmeal cookies are delicious and you should make them. Enough said. […]