Category — Recipes
I think I’ve taken the wrong approach to my apron mission.
May 24, 2012 2 Comments
When I’m working, I think, studying isn’t that bad – you set your own schedule, you can wear whatever you want, it’s your only responsibility. But now that I’m studying again… oh lordy, I would do anything to be working instead. Alas, it’s almost over. I made Andrew promise that we will not move anywhere that requires taking another bar exam, and Andrew made me promise that I won’t do anymore cooking until after this bar exam. Apparently, I’m a bit of a slob.
This salad is inspired by the all vegetable restaurant Le Verdure in Eataly. We were skeptical about trying the place (we had our hopes set on the pasta restaurant but were not willing to do the 1 ½ hour wait) but were pleasantly surprised. We had their incredibly tasty pepper salad and lentil soup
February 23, 2012 2 Comments
Whenever I bake (granted it’s a rarity), I’m amazed by the ingredients. With exorbitant amounts of sugar, butter and cream, how can it not taste good?
In light of how much Andrew and I have on our plates this year, we decided to go low key for Valentines Day. I opted for simple sugar cookies to bake him as his gift. Three days later… I finally got around to finishing. I’m finding it harder and harder to have time for apron activities these days.
February 14, 2012 No Comments
I have a newly-discovered cooking secret to share. You ready? If you use fresh, in-season ingredients, your food tastes like you’re a really good cook. Shocking, right? As dumb as it sounds, this notion never occurred to me. In fact, I hardly noticed what vegetables/fruits were in season. If I ever happened to be cooking, I was more concerned with finding something I could make then using seasonal ingredients.
Well, let me just tell you, grapefruits are in season and ah.maze.ing. No bitterness; no sugar needed. Just all sweet, gushy, fall of the skin deliciousness. So go buy some right now, in addition to your other favor citrus, and impress everyone with this citrus salad.
February 3, 2012 1 Comment
I have a confession to make… I’m starting to like wedding planning. Three of my best friends and I spent the whole weekend eating, wedding dress shopping, and talking wedding things, and I had the best time. I never thought I would like this whole wedding business (admittedly I looked down on it as being over the top and narcissistic), but this weekend officially made me a convert. Celebrating with your friends, trying on and looking at beautiful things, and eating delicious foods – how can you go wrong?
By Sunday night, I was exhausted and in major need of comfort food. This Turkey Chili managed to satisfy my craving without making me feel like I overate.
January 24, 2012 2 Comments