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Grandma's Peanut Butter Hershey Kiss CookiesGrandma's Peanut Butter Hershey Kiss Cookies Earlier this year, my cousin and I decided to make a cookbook of all of my grandmother’s best recipes, of which she has many. So far I’ve gotten a mockup done, and I’m making edits and working on getting a final proof together. For her birthday this summer, we had a big potluck and we […]

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Summery SangriaSummery Sangria So work has been INSANELY busy lately with the taking on of a new client (in addition to all of our other ones). I’ll catch y’all up to speed on what all I’ve been up to: I’m still assisting cooking classes at Sur La Table, which is still awesome and so much fun. If you’re […]

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Whole Wheat Linguine with Shaved Asparagus and ShrimpWhole Wheat Linguine with Shaved Asparagus and Shrimp Hello friends! As promised, here is a new blog post. It’s asparagus season! My parents are fortunate enough to have asparagus that grows in the empty lot behind our house. The asparagus in this recipe, however, did not come from the wild asparagus behind my parents’ house. Asparagus is one of those versatile vegetables that […]

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Crockpot Beef Tenderloin ChiliCrockpot Beef Tenderloin Chili So, the folks over at Red Gold sent me some products to test out, and I couldn’t be more excited! Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes! You can use them in tomato sauce, tomato soup, salad, enchiladas, dips, anything really. I decided to make chili. I kind of just threw it together. I had some leftover beef tenderloin […]

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Chicken and Vegetable Fried RiceChicken and Vegetable Fried Rice I have been really into my rice cooker these days. I’ve made sushi three times in the past month or so, and made fried rice twice. I thought it was time to share my findings on fried rice. There are a few secrets about fried rice that you should know. Rule #1: Use day-old steamed […]

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Grandma’s Peanut Butter Hershey Kiss Cookies

Grandma’s Peanut Butter Hershey Kiss Cookies

Comments (0) | October 08, 2013

Earlier this year, my cousin and I decided to make a cookbook of all of my grandmother’s best recipes, of which she has many. So far I’ve gotten a mockup done, and I’m making edits and working on getting a final proof together. For her birthday this summer, we had a big potluck and we […]

Summery Sangria

Summery Sangria

Comments (0) | July 13, 2013

So work has been INSANELY busy lately with the taking on of a new client (in addition to all of our other ones). I’ll catch y’all up to speed on what all I’ve been up to: I’m still assisting cooking classes at Sur La Table, which is still awesome and so much fun. If you’re […]

Whole Wheat Linguine with Shaved Asparagus and Shrimp

Whole Wheat Linguine with Shaved Asparagus and Shrimp

Comments (0) | May 13, 2013

Hello friends! As promised, here is a new blog post. It’s asparagus season! My parents are fortunate enough to have asparagus that grows in the empty lot behind our house. The asparagus in this recipe, however, did not come from the wild asparagus behind my parents’ house. Asparagus is one of those versatile vegetables that […]

Crockpot Beef Tenderloin Chili

Crockpot Beef Tenderloin Chili

Comments (0) | March 18, 2013

So, the folks over at Red Gold sent me some products to test out, and I couldn’t be more excited! Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes! You can use them in tomato sauce, tomato soup, salad, enchiladas, dips, anything really. I decided to make chili. I kind of just threw it together. I had some leftover beef tenderloin […]

Chicken and Vegetable Fried Rice

Chicken and Vegetable Fried Rice

Comments (0) | March 07, 2013

I have been really into my rice cooker these days. I’ve made sushi three times in the past month or so, and made fried rice twice. I thought it was time to share my findings on fried rice. There are a few secrets about fried rice that you should know. Rule #1: Use day-old steamed […]

Spinach and Feta Quiche

Spinach and Feta Quiche

Comments (0) | February 14, 2013

So I’m finally posting again! Sorry for the delay, folks, it’s been a busy start to the year. Busy aside, I love quiche. And I made just about the best quiche EVER. Next time, I’ll experiment with more add-ins but for the meantime, spinach and feta are all I need. I also used a refrigerated […]

Hearty Tomato Soup Slash Orzo Risotto

Hearty Tomato Soup Slash Orzo Risotto

Comments (8) | January 04, 2013

It’s been really cold here. Like abnormally cold. So I’ve been making a lot of different comfort foods, from my Spaghetti Bolognese, to Eggplant Parmesan, to this Ina Garten inspired tomato soup, which I have made four times in the last two months. This soup is incredible, and I think her use of saffron is […]

Wagamama Yaki Soba

Wagamama Yaki Soba

Comments (1) | December 14, 2012

So there’s this restaurant in London that I absolutely love. It’s called Wagamama. It”s an awesome noodle bar. And they have this awesome dish called yaki soba. Every time I visit my family in London, Wagamama is an absolute MUST. Wagamama recently came out with a cookbook of some of their most famous recipes, which I […]

Halloween Candy Brownies

Halloween Candy Brownies

Comments (2) | November 08, 2012

We always have so much candy from Halloween. Whether it’s leftover from trick-or-treaters or stuff my brother brings home, there’s always so. much. candy. My cousin Theresa gave me the BEST idea for using leftover Halloween candy. She came in town for the Fourth of July, and made some of the best brownies I’ve ever […]

Spaghetti Squash Stir Fry

Spaghetti Squash Stir Fry

Comments (2) | October 26, 2012

So my friend Jackie asked me what I had up my sleeve when it comes to spaghetti squash. And here’s what I came up with. Honestly, I had never worked with the stuff before but have seen countless recipes replacing the squash for noodles either for gluten-free or healthier options, so I figured it couldn’t […]