As you can tell probably tell from reading this blog, I love reusing leftovers and doing my best to eliminate food waste when cooking. Sometimes it makes for weird combos or causes severe anxiety about not being able to figure out what to do with those last few springs of thyme, but most of the… Read More Leftovers Remix: Noodles, Slaw and Shriveled Potatoes
This may sound like a weird combination – but this soup so flavorful, packed with veggies, and spicy Italian sausage adds a kick (and some fat)! It was supposed to be a leafy green (a riff on this recipe, but not creamy), but since I had a ton of leftover Napa cabbage in my fridge,… Read More Tortellini and Napa Cabbage Soup (…Stick with Me!)
I went Parisian this week with The Little Paris Kitchen by Rachel Khoo. I’ve cooked out of this a few times before (for crêpes and quiche) but I was excited to try some classic French meals. Also, to be noted, I cooked mostly out of the “Everyday Cooking” and “Snacks” section of the book, so… Read More Week 30: Cookbook Meals: The Little Paris Kitchen
Okay, I write about cheap meals a lot on here, but this week I was super cheap. Like INSANELY cheap. As in I spent less than $15 cheap.
A while ago on a talk show I heard someone mention the idea of taking turns cooking all of your meals out of one cookbook each week. I love the idea because I have a lot of cookbooks that I only use sporadically, plus there’s something nice about not going into a computerized spiral. I… Read More Week 28: Cookbook Meals: Bountiful Bowls
Happy New Year, folks! I feel like you can’t talk about the New Year without being cliché in some capacity. Either you’re talking about your new resolutions and what you accomplished (aka, didn’t) last year, talking about how resolutions are stupid and pointless, or talking about how you know resolutions are stupid and pointless but… Read More 3 Mostly-Healthy Meals to Ease You Into the New Year
Like the much-loved Friendsgiving, my friends from college and I keep in touch each year around the December holidays as well, dubbed “Friendsmas” affectionately by some. We just had our annual celebration, so I thought it would be fun to share what each of us made to give you some ideas if you have a… Read More Friendsmas Recipe Ideas (Plus Some White Elephant Inspiration)