Actor Sam Heughan released a bottle of blended scotch whisky called “Sassenach.” I'm an enormous Outlander Stan, so I obviously had to buy it. I was enjoying a wee dram of Sassenach when it occurred to me that it would be perfect for butterscotch pudding. In late January, I made a delicious butterscotch pie with […]
Beef bourguignon (beef burgundy) is a French stew in which the majority of liquid used is alcohol. I can’t think of a better stew to be covered in flaky pastry and roasted to golden perfection. I use a couple of unusual techniques in this recipe. The primary thickening agent in this recipe is unflavored gelatin. […]
I'm a total sucker for a good one-pan meal, especially when it requires my well-seasoned cast-iron skillet. The frittata takes under an hour from cutting board to table. This recipe is made for meal prep because it's just as good cold as it is straight out of the oven. The first time I made this […]
My name is Rudee, and I'm a Las Vegas and Montana-based home cook. I’m also a huge fan of fantasy novels, TV shows, movies, and video games - and my style of cooking is heavily influenced by those things. Many of the original recipes you’ll learn to make on this site are items I imagine could be served in a medieval inn: pies of all sorts, stews, and hearty platters ready for a feast. I also create real-world versions of foods from some of my favorite fantasy universes. If you’re not a fantasy geek, don’t worry! These dishes are designed to satisfy even the most discerning modern palates.