Adobong Manok (Chicken Adobo)

My grandma taught me how to cook this soy sauce & vinegar-braised chicken, and it’s helped me survive college as well as helped me feed large groups of guests. She grew up in the region of Pampanga, where she said they always ate banana slices with their adobo. You’ll see adobo made in numerous variations with…

Buttermilk-Brined Cornish Hens

Our first Thanksgiving at home was full of chill vibes and scrumptious food. Elijah and I dressed up for photos, cooked these cornish hens together, then had a movie night with some comfy blankets and a glass of whiskey (we love Irish scotch whiskeys, btw.) It was a night full of simply enjoying each other's…