AH! Okay, I think I have caught my breath enough now to finally sit back down and get a post out (thank you for being patient!). I promise to have a few recipe blog posts soon, though cooking at the new apartment has been slow with all the celebrations and traveling and visiting family (with … Continue reading On Israel (FINALLY!)
Dear Cooking Friends, My apologies for being so MIA lately. You all know that I moved, and didn't really have chance to unpack fully before I left for Israel, and then we got busy at work, and THEN, well there's no other way to put it, I GOT ENGAGED!!! Ahhhhhhhh! So forgive me the lack … Continue reading On Absence & Full Blown Happiness
So, we are still not totally unpacked, and likely won't be for some time. Why is it so much faster to throw things into boxes than it is to pull things back out again? Yes, organizing is one of my most favorite things to do in this world, but at the same time, our dining … Continue reading On Smitten with Brown Butter Krispie Treats
Recently, I've been asked a few times about how I handle dishes that I didn't like or wouldn't make again. These could have been dishes that either just turned out bad (because not every recipe out there is going to work out the way it says it will) or they just didn't suit mine or … Continue reading On Telling the Truth: Dishes I Wouldn’t Make Again & Chili
So, let's get real with food right now: Empanada. I can't exactly pinpoint my desire to eat/make these yummy little pastry pockets of powerful flavor, but all I can say is, YES PLEASE! Funny enough, I had my very first empanada in Chicago after helping one of my fellow MFA cohorts move, and it happened … Continue reading On Empanadas!
It's official, I want leeks in my home at all times. Well, after I'm all done moving of course, but LEEKS ARE DELICIOUS! And if you haven't had one before, try adding them in with whatever veggie dish you're making! They have this really wonderful woody aroma to them, and a delightfully mild sweetness, unlike … Continue reading On Leeks
A month ago, during the week of Easter, I did something outrageous, something totally unlike me, courtesy of something Frankie found and encouraged me to try. I filmed myself, which the help of Frankie & one of my besties who also happens to be a director & film maker, and submitted said film to Food … Continue reading On Pesto, To Taste, & Bravery