First things first, it snowed this weekend! Our lovely city was transformed(for about 12 hours) into a magical mystical winter wonderland! Unfortunately I was ridiculously sick so I could only gaze longingly out my window at the snow while cursing the people out having snowball fights (till 4AM!!!!) and crying/angstily blowing my nose. Twas a […]Read more "Roasting Up a Storm: Rosemary Chicken, Brussels Sprouts, and Smashed Potatoes"
Do you ever have those days where you’re really craving two very different but delicious food items? You know that it’s a weird combination but apart they’re so delicious that you can’t resist? That’s were I was at Thursday. I had fresh asparagus I needed to use up and I was also dying for shrimp. […]Read more "Odd Couple: Asparagus Risotto and Chili Garlic Shrimp"
So first off I have to give mad props to my roommate for coming up with this title. My idea had diverged into an obscure reference to flight of the conchords (making a pot pie…for one) but thankfully she reigned me back in. Do you get it? Flying Solo? Individual Chicken Pies? Flying? Chicken? Solo? […]Read more "Flyin Solo! Individual Chicken Pot Pies"
Too really enjoy cooking, you’ve got to either have people to cook with or people to share your food with. Yes, I do enjoy making myself a nice meal every now and then and eating it alone, but the meals I enjoy the most are ones I’ve either made with or shared with friends and […]Read more "Comfort Cooking: Broccoli Soup and Red Lobster Biscuits"
As a college student most of the parties I attend involve loud music, gratuitous amounts of cheap disgusting alcohol, and costumes. However, last night we had a dinner party sans music and costumes and it was beyond lovely. Yesterday had certainly been ‘one of those day’; it was rainy, cold, and I attended a memorial […]Read more "Impromptu Cooking Party: Steamed Mussels, Raw Oysters, Asparagus Carrot Pasta, and So Much Wine!"
Let me start off this post by telling you about an amazing day I had a few weeks ago. The weather was great, I had just had a wonderful weekend, and I was going grocery shopping. I went to Safeway with no specific purchase in mind hoping to be inspired. Boy was I ever. I […]Read more "Slow Southern Cookin Part 2: Pulled Pork and Homemade BBQ Sauce"
Well, I feel like we’re in the point in our relationship where I can reveal to you that not everything I make turns out wonderful and lovely. Sure it tastes good but man it can get uuuuuugly. Its sad but thats what happens when you’re not a food network star and/or a food stylist(best profession […]Read more "It’s Not Always Pretty: Yogurt Loaf and Minced Beef Over Rice"