Beef and Chicken Liver Burger with Homemade Mustard

  I was with friends at the butcher and seeing ground beef made me abandon my plans of eating the chicken and broccoli that I already had at home. And then I thought about… Continue reading

Caramelized Broccoli with Garlic

  I’ve only ever thought of caramelizing onions (or sugar) so the thought that you can caramelize broccoli was intriguing! This recipe from Food and Wine was great, although all of the stages take longer… Continue reading

Simple Roast Chicken

 All I really wanted to make was chicken stock, but this recipe from Kitchn called for the bones from a roast chicken, so I thought I might as well do that first. I found… Continue reading

Raw Avocado and Cucumber Soup

 I feel like all I’ve been eating for the past 3 days is avocado and yogurt (I do have a chicken roasting in the oven so don’t worry – or maybe do worry… Continue reading

Kefir Smoothie with Ginger, Mint, and Avocado

 Yes, Mom, I’m still cooking! I’ve just gotten lazy about posting… But! I’m on a new kick – namely, anti-candida. Because I like doing the occasional cleanse, it’s like a reset button for… Continue reading

Kimchi Fried Rice

  This is all I want to eat for then next I-don’t-know-how-long. First of all, I’m entering into a super laggart obsession with fermented foods, and how they’re so good for you. So why… Continue reading

Sweet Potato Curry

  I’ve been getting really into one-pot meals, mainly to appease a certain someone who has the impression that any time I say I want to cook, it will be a 3 hour ordeal…… Continue reading

Tomato Basil Soup and Grilled Cheese!

  Apparently it’s National Grilled Cheese Day??? Which is amazing because I was already craving and planning to make tomato soup and grilled cheese. So exciting!! (P.S. – What’s with all the Days for… Continue reading

Slowcooker Red Curry Lentils

  I wanted to make something hearty (in my slowcooker) that didn’t have meat. This recipe from Pinch of Yum is great. And it’s a lot! I cut the recipe in half, and it’s still… Continue reading

Spicy Lime Jalapeño Chicken Soup with (or without) Beans

  Here’s another in the set-it-and-forget-it category. This one from Heather Christo. Basically you cook the onions, garlic, and jalapeños for a bit in the bottom of a big pot (I used olive oil,… Continue reading