I Tried to Make Vegetarian Disco Fries

Disco fries are like my father: cheesy and found in New Jersey. A bastardized version of Poutine, these french fries are smothered in beef gravy and mozzarella cheese. The best disco fries are made at the Versailles Diner, a 24/7 restaurant in Fairfield. Depending on the time of day, you can find old people eating soup, hoodlums swearing too loudly in public, and me if I’m visiting home.… Read the rest

Peanut Butter Brownies

I don’t understand baking. You measure stuff, wait a long time, and then end up with a ton of food and not enough friends to eat it. This is exactly the experience I had while making this recipe. I nervously flailed around my kitchen stuffing my mouth with “chocolate morsels.” By the time the brownies were out of the oven I had a severe sugar headache and four thousand dishes to wash.… Read the rest

Black Bean, Pepper, and Corn Enchiladas

Enchiladas make me question why burritos exist. Burritos are just too-big enchiladas lacking sauce and cheese, and yet we flock to Chipotle like it’s giving away free guacamole. Burritos do offer greater mobility, but how often have you seen someone eating a burrito while rushing to their next appointment? I can only imagine that would result in a stained shirt and a troubled digestive-system.… Read the rest