Whole Wheat Banana Pancakes, Thug Style.

The challenge: To cook all the glorious recipes in the first Thug Kitchen cookbook within 365 days. Only one week left, and still 9 recipes to go. Today I am pooped. I spent all day in the kitchen yesterday baking cupcakes and making the most amazing chocolate truffles and just do not feel like cooking…

A Life Without Noodles

The challenge: to cook and blog all 115 recipes from this awesome cookbook, brought to you by the funny as fuck Thug Kitchen. To do this within a year. Only 8 days remain. Today I am feeling thankful, and in the mood for Vegetable Pad Thai. Nothing like a bit of sunshine and pad thai…

Hot Stuff: Pozole Rojo

The challenge: to cook all 115 amazing recipes from the first Thug Kitchen cookbook within 365 days. Yes, with only 9 days left it’s heating up in my kitchen. Someone has lit a fire under my heels and I’m, frantically running around trying to figure out if I should put it out, or just go with…

Spectacular Salads (with dazzling dressings)

The challenge: to cook all the 115 recipes from the Official Thug Kitchen Cookbook in exactly 365 days. It’s going well, but there’s only 14 days left, and still 15 recipes to go. I’m counting down the days now. Hell, I’m counting down the hours. Not for the challenge, but until the barfing begins. Yes, the barfing. To explain;…

Chowder is not disgusting

You know what the challenge is. To cook all the recipes from this Thug Kitchen cookbook. That’s a fuck ton of recipes. Within one goddamn year. What the honest to fuck was I thinking?!? That’s just fucking crazy. There are still 16 recipes to go but only 15 days left. Looks like I might run out…

Summer Squash Soup

The challenge: to cook all 115 recipes from Thug Kitchen cookbook within 365 days. We are now only 16 days away from finishing this challenge, and I still need to cook 17 recipes. I feel like I’m running from my inner procrastination demons and those monsters are hot on my tail. This time I made the summer…

Give Peas a Chance

The challenge: To cook all 115 recipes from the Thug Kitchen official cookbook within a year. With only 17 days left of this challenge, and 18 recipes to go  I’m trying to stay fucking calm and carry on cooking. In this crazy world we are living in, sometimes we just need to give peas a chance….

Confessions of a Dip and Potato Chip Addict

The challenge: to cook all 115 recipes from the first Thug Kitchen cookbook, (which is quickly becoming my all time favourite cookbook) within a year. We are now 95 recipes down, with just 20 recipes to go. I have to admit, I’ve been avoiding making this recipe: cumin spiked pinto bean dip. That’s because I’ve had a…

Don’t Fear the Cauliflower

Shit. It’s been 12 days since I last posted. With 22 days and 21 recipes left this laziness will not stand. We are nearing the sprint at the end of the marathon. I think I’m gonna have to cook and blog nearly every day now to make the deadline. When we ran the sprint at school my…

Thug Kitchen Salsas…As Addictive as Drugs

The challenge to cook all 115 recipes from the Thug Kitchen cookbook within a year is coming along well. With only 34 days left, my arm in a sling, and still 23 recipes to go, we need to get boogeying. Today we’re looking at two recipes- Midsummer salsa and Fireroasted salsa.  Both amazing in their own right, they…

Strawberry Shortcake

This challenge has now become so much more challenging than I had ever anticipated. My arm is still in a sling so I have yet to cook anything new. I found the photos I took in my old house when I’d made the strawberry shortcakes so that’s what we’re looking at today. Delicious strawberry shortcake. So…

True Grit: Breakfast with Perseverance

The challenge: to cook all 115 Thug Kitchen recipes within 365 days. We are now 89 recipes down with 26 recipes to go. There are only 40 days left. Yes I still only have one functioning arm. Yes it’s still frustrating. It’s amazing how much you do with your right hand, when you’re right-handed. The last few…