Instant Pot Zinfandel Braised Short Ribs

When I was describing this meal on Twitter yesterday, my phone kept autocorrecting braised to braided, earning me a ton of French braid jokes. I can laugh, though, because I’m the one who got to eat this.

Sweet Sixteen Southwestern Eggrolls

Okay, so not quite so healthy. But we had leftover eggroll wrappers, along with super ripe avocados, so we called an audible. Avocados are weird, right? They go from unrelentingly stiff to overripe in about two seconds, with a nanosecond window for peak ripeness. So here’s what we did, just in time to settle in…

Reuben Eggrolls

New Orleans’ Irish Channel parade is legendary, and so, too, is my love of hygienically questionable cabbages being lobbed off floats by people who have been drinking for 6 hours. Our friends host a house party each year near the parade route, and my job is to bring reuben eggrolls. They’re ridiculously easy, and a…