I’m heading out on vacation (when this publishes I’ll already be there!), so this week was about making simple, summer meals I could have in between rushing to get work done–and also that didn’t require too many ingredients so I would be able to have an empty fridge when I left! Where I’m going is… Read More Week 40: Pre-Vacation
Had in kitchen: Oatmeal, butter, whole wheat spaghetti, salt/pepper/olive oil, scallions, red wine vinegar, honey, garlic, parsley, few slices sourdough bread Bought: Whole Grain Elbow Pasta, San Marzano Canned Whole Tomatoes, 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast, 2 apples, 1 bunch basil, 1 bag red cabbage, 1 pint grape tomatoes, premade guacamole, 2 limes, 1 red… Read More Week 39: Insta-friendly
Making a quiche and roasting chicken and veggies is a great way to have meals on hand over the weekend. The other week I went grocery shopping on a Friday morning, determined to make a plan for weekend eating (I’m living that #freelancelifestyle, so I have some more weekday flexibility now). As I popped some base… Read More 5 Easy Ways to Meal Prep FOR the Weekend, Not Just During It
Two’s a crowd—at least on the weeknights, when I’m just cooking for myself! But that doesn’t mean a recipe meant for a group of people won’t work for me. This week, I made three recipes that were meant for entertaining guests—from a hearty dip to a simple, crowd-worthy app. The best part? It felt like… Read More Week 38: For a Crowd, or Just for One
This week was a short one – but I figured I would still share so you can get some more quick, summer meal ideas!
Lots of people hate New York in the winter—the cold, the gray, the dark, the overall dreariness—not me, though, I hate it in the summer! The heat and humidity is just SO intense, especially down in the subway platforms. The garbage reeks. The electricity bill is high. And the window ACs just don’t cut it,… Read More The Best No-Cook Summer Meals
Good decisions are almost never made post-drinking, and though it’s true for many cases (there’s a reason “drunk texting exes” is an infamous pastime), it’s especially true for food. The first thing most of us do after stumbling out of the subway or Uber is make a beeline to the 24-hour taco truck down the… Read More 3 After-Drinks Dinners You Can Make in Minutes