Most home cooks are pretty obsessed with Ina Garten: she’s sweet, down-to-earth and accessible (she’s completely self-taught and has become SO successful, which is really inspiring)! And her recipes are easy to prepare but taste restaurant-worthy, perfect for impressing guests (or just family). This week I continued cooking out of one cookbook for the week,… Read More Week 32: Cookbook Meals: Cooking for Jeffrey
A locally-made condiment purchase and leftovers from Black Bean Soup Week influenced my meals this week–meaning that I was adding the HEAT! Read on to get spicy with me…
I was home visiting my parents last weekend and as I was leaving and they were planning what to cook for dinner, my mom suggested a big pot of black bean soup to my dad so they could have it in the fridge during the week too. I thought it was such a great idea… Read More Same Ingredients, 3 Ways: Black Bean Soup
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.