Quite frankly Costco makes me happy. Pushing that huge cart through aisles of over-sized products in quantities I could not consume in a lifetime some how makes me smile. I find items I did not even know I needed. With seemingly good deals around every corner its important to be smart when shopping at a … Continue reading
Posted in September 2010 …
A few weeks ago I brought home this beautiful whole artichoke with the hopes of making it into the delicious side for dinner. That thing sat in the bottom of my refrigerator until it got old. Who knew a prickly vegetable could be so intimidating. Continue reading
Hands down my go-to meal is tacos. No matter the time of day, or day of the week, I am always craving tacos. I never get sick of them because they can vary so greatly. They are the perfect way to use leftovers in your fridge. Continue reading
Tastes Like Home
What is about a chain restaurant that makes them so popular? Its usually not amazing food, or the most healthy option and they don’t promote eating local. But they are still wildly popular and can be found in even the smallest of American cities. Continue reading
It’s All Greek To Me!
One of my favorites cuisines is Greek. It doesn’t get better than Tzatziki, hummus and feta. If you haven’t seen “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” its a hilarious movie that dives into a Greek’s families crazy fun lives when their daughter is married. Continue reading
Now Eat This!
My current cookbook obsession is Now Eat This! by uber-talented (and hunky) chef Rocco Dispirito. Living in Texas the past few years has fueled my desire for comfort foods like mac and cheese and anything fried. Continue reading
Beans, Beans the Magical Fruit
Its a rainy, gray day in Austin and I’m craving black bean soup. Growing up whenever my mom would cook beans my sister and I would dance around singing “beans, beans the magical fruit, the more you eat…”. I’ll spare you the end of the song, but you can go here to learn it. My … Continue reading
That Food Is So Pretty!
One of my favorite aspects of travel is getting to taste new and exciting food. Its amazing to learn about a culture’s tradition through their local cuisine. I love getting recommendations from “real” people, instead of the hotel concierge. Continue reading
Burnt Pinenuts and Overcooked Meat
My obsession with cooking began at a young age. When my friends were outside playing I was at the kitchen island watching my mom and grandma cook. I loved watching the process, the peeling of vegetables, the seasoning of meat, draining the pasta and plating of food. Continue reading