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
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
This week I’ve been experimenting with pestos after being super inspired by a good friend of mine, who blogs over here. I loved pesto as a kid but haven’t been able to eat it for so long. Safe to say, I have missed it. But, I’ve found a way to eat it once again and… Read More Pesto: Gluten, Vegan, and Nut free!
It has been quite some time since I posted anything fun and food related, which has been in part due (sadly) to both a lack of time and inspiration in the kitchen. However, yesterday feeling oddly in need of whipped cream (or really this chocolate tofu fudge that I make) I felt compelled to experiment… Read More Vegan Whipped Cream (slash Frosting)
This weekend we traveled south to Ashland to meet up with my parents and spend a relaxing weekend eating, drinking, and hanging out. As in my family much of the cooking is done by my dad, I took a back seat in the kitchen for the weekend. However, given that my dad is a GREAT… Read More Weekend Away & Roasting Potatoes
I am fairly surprised given how much I make and eat hummus, that I have never posted anything on hummus here. Thus, I shall immediately remedy that lack. Here’s what I do (sorry for lack of measurements, I am not the most precise cook in the kitchen). 2 cans of chickpeas lots of olive oil… Read More Homemade Hummus