Tag Archives: videogame food

Assassin’s Creed- Ezio’s Mushroom Risotto

22 Mar

mushroom risottoReturning to our regularly scheduled programming of Assassin’s Creed themed meals, Melvin and I wanted to create something in honor of Ezio Auditore da Firenze.  Ezio was born in Florence, thus leading Melvin and I to make a delicious Italian dish.  Everyone loves pasta, right?  So we wanted to make something a little different.  If you love mushrooms and you love rice, then you will love this mushroom risotto recipe.  It’s easy to make, and it’s sure to give you the energy you need for working those hidden blades. Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed- Altair’s Chicken Shawarma

8 Mar

chicken shawarmaMelvin and I love the Assassin’s Creed series, so we thought making a dish inspired by each game would be pretty fun!  Since delving into history is a major part of the games, let’s richen the experience by eating great food from each ancestor’s culture.  Altaïr Ibn-La’Ahad was from Syria, and so is shawarma.  Everyone, including the Avengers, knows how freaking delicious shawarma is.  The only problem is, most people don’t have a spit to roast meat all day.  So Melvin and I found a recipe where you can recreate the shawarma flavor in your own kitchen, without having to install a spit.  Even though that would be pretty awesome. Continue reading

Portal Turrets in a Blanket

30 Nov

melvin turretWith the rush of the holiday season and all of that cooking over Thanksgiving, Melvin and I needed a little break.  What could we make that was simple yet awesomely geeky?

Melvin and I talked about how much we used to love pigs in a blanket, you know, hot dogs wrapped up in crescent rolls.  So we got the idea to class it up a little by turning them into Portal turrets!  This recipe is so quick and simple, you can make it anytime for a quick snack, or a fun lunch!

For our delicious Portal turrets in a blanket, here’s what you will need: Continue reading

BlamCo Mac & Cheese!

17 Aug

melvin cheeseWhenever I’m down in the dumps, I can really eat some comfort food.  And since my power supply died on my desktop computer two weeks ago, I have been pretty sad.  So to cheer myself up, I went to the staple comfort food of baked macaroni and cheese.  But not just any macaroni and cheese.  Radiation exposed BlamCo Mac & Cheese!  So if you want something to cheer you up and increase your health 1 hit point per second for 5 seconds, read on! Continue reading

I Porkchop Minecraft

18 May

minecraft porkchopIn celebration of the new Minecraft for Xbox 360’s recent release… Melvin and I are making one of the best foods from the game… Cooked Porkchops!  It’s so simple really.  What you will need is:

Minecraft Cooked Porkchop

  • 1 pig
  • 1 bucket of lava

Oh, you don’t have any lava handy?  Sheesh, I guess we can do this the hard way. Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day Jenova! Love, Sephiroth

11 May

mothers dayIt’s almost Mother’s Day!  Here at Mom’s Basement, we know how wonderful moms are and how much recognition and praise they deserve.  And if any mom deserves some attention, it’s Jenova from Final Fantasy.  We all need to give her some love, or face the wrath of Sephiroth.  But let’s not think so negatively!  Let’s figure out what deliciousness we can cook up for Mother’s Day.  How about in honor of Final Fantasy and all of the hard working Japanese moms, we make some tasty Kare Raisu?  And perhaps for dessert, we can make Warabi Mochi!  This meal is sure to recharge those Jenova cells. Continue reading


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