Ah! As I was writing this I didn’t think there was really any theme…but than realized the main meal elements all started with the letter “P”! Read on to see what I ate during my Pppppp week… Had in kitchen: Homemade tomato sauce, ricotta cheese, garlic spinach polenta, bay leaves, salt, pepper, olive oil, light… Read More Week 34: Pork, Parsnips and Polenta
Okay it wasn’t actually rent week for me, but I was trying to be on a rent week budget! If I go over budget one week, I try to supplement the week after, so that’s what I did this week. I’ve talked about how much I love Bon Appetit in the past, and I particularly… Read More Week 33: Rent Week Budget
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 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