Oktoberfest Party!

So even though I’ve written extensively about our soft pretzel experiments, I dropped off blogging this past week because I was up to my elbows prepping for our Oktoberfest party (and, you know, doing *real* work too :P). In my excitement for the party, I also did not take as many pictures of the food…

Winner, Winner Soft Pretzel Dinner

If you have been following along on instagram you know that Mr. Foodie and I have been attempting to find a perfect homemade soft pretzel recipe. We’re doing this mostly because Mr. Foodie loves soft pretzels, but also we want to share it with friends and family at our Oktoberfest shindig! We tried Alton Brown’s…

Cooking Together: Soft Pretzels Part Duex and Yellow Rice

Yesterday as I was chopping onions and Mr. Foodie was rolling dough, I thought of how wonderful it was to have found someone with whom my soul sings. While Mr. Foodie is not as crazy obsessed with food as I am (reading about it, going *way* out of the way to eat it, cooking it…

Mr. Foodie’s Craving: Soft Pretzels

Mr. Foodie had a major craving for soft pretzels, so we decided to try the recipe for pretzels crafted by the incomparable Alton Brown. This was our first attempt at making soft pretzels from scratch. A few years ago my friend and bridesmaid Rebecca Grawl and I hosted an Oktoberfest party after I visited one…