Peach, Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil Salad

It’s summer, and unless you live in perpetually temperate San Francisco, it’s probably hot where you are right now. I don’t know about you, but when it’s hot, I never want to cook. I just lie there on my bed (or the couch) and moan and groan to my dog Wellington about how hot itRead more

Italian Salad

I have a bad habit of buying new ingredients if they’re on sale or just look super fresh at the market, so my fridge is currently SUPER stuffed with food. Problem? I’m moving out of this apartment at the end of the month, and I don’t want to deal with moving food into the newRead more

Sheet Pan Chicken Tikka (adapted from smitten kitchen)

No story about this one–I was hungry, I looked in my fridge, I Googled some ingredients, and here we are! The original recipe is from smitten kitchen, and I adapted it to fit the ingredients I had in the fridge. Quick notes! You can use yogurt instead of sour cream. I just used sour creamRead more

Escarole, Sausage, and Cannellini Bean Stew

Hi there, guys! It’s been quite some time since I’ve posted. While part of my writing hiatus had to do with my broken hand (judo accident), much of it has to do with my extreme laziness. A lot to do with my laziness. While I love telling stories, I’m more of an in-person storyteller, soRead more

Leftover Turkey Ideas: Curry Laksa

Happy holidays, guys! Hope everyone had a lovely time with their family and friends eating and opening presents. As with any holiday season, family meals usually leave you with a ton of leftovers, so I’m here to help you repurpose some of your leftovers so you don’t get bored! I actually wrote this recipe aRead more

Beef Bourguignon and Cauliflower-Potato Mash

I’ve made beef bourguignon probably about… 2-3 times by now and each of those times, I didn’t like it. The sauce was too bitter, too sour, too something that wasn’t pleasant. I really wasn’t quite sure why people were so crazy about this dish. Sure, the name sounded fancy, but did people really enjoy thisRead more