This last week, I found (unsurprisingly perhaps) a giant zucchini and summer squash at the farmer’s market. They were so pretty and looked so good that I got one of each. Honestly, I wish I had bought more! But, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with them … I debated stuff squash (inspired… Read More Midweek snack: Marinated Zucchini
Last Friday I was listening the radio on my way home from taking the dog to the Beltline and was delighted to find out that it was National Tequila Day. I felt confident it was a made-up (i.e. fake marketing) holiday but I also felt that it would such a shame not to celebrate it! Plus, it was… Read More Summer Cocktails: Palomas
Yesterday was the BF’s birthday and while I gave him his present, we had to spend the whole day at my graduation. We had a lot of fun–including family, friends, beer, wine, sun, and snacks. Plus, we brought the pup and he is always good company. However, we didn’t have much time to celebrate his… Read More Breakfasts, Birthdays, and Beyond
I’ve long felt that one of the best parts (maybe even then best part) of being a grown-up is having dessert for dinner. I realized this perk near the end of college when I was living with my best friend in Washington D.C. While we ate a lot of soup and rice and I imagine… Read More Dessert for Dinner: Chocolate Coconut Mousse
Yesterday, I defended my dissertation (successfully!). It was a stressful but exciting two hours, which marked the culmination of six years of graduate work. Today, I was alternately exhausted, elated, confused, and sleepy. And so in the wake of my defense, we made soup. Specifically, the BF and I made tomato-basil soup and it was… Read More Yesterday defense, Today Soup
So the socca turned out to be AMAZING and so very delicious and light and just good. The first pic is the Socca (which I am now going to make ALL the time) sprinkled with sea salt. The second pic is my dinner: salad with the slow roasted tomatoes and socca.
Recently, I’ve mostly just been posting recipes in order to remind myself of things I cooked and liked and will want to make again (like falafel and bacon chocolate chip cookies). In truth, I haven’t had much time or energy for cooking in the last year–save for regular things like stir fry (with tofu coated… Read More Catching Up On Cooking: Falafel, Socca, Roasted Tomatoes, etc.