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Ratatouille Pizza

Ratatouille Pizza

I have been putting off this post for a while simply because I wasn’t sure HOW to start a post after months of radio silence. I thought about updating everyone on what I’ve been up to, but if you’re reading this, you probably already know. But in case you don’t, or need a refresher (there...
Roma Eggs

Roma Eggs

 I’m taking a break from my meat-free week to post a recipe that Kylin and I made a couple months ago- enjoy! I love eggs. Fried, scrambled, poached, omletted (?)- for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They are such a simple, versatile kitchen staple that I feel like I always have some on hand- in case a...
Chicken Tortilla Soup on the Go

Chicken Tortilla Soup on the Go

Working lunch My office doesn’t have a kitchen. Instead, we have a microwave/mini fridge combo right in my office, which can cause problems ( I could drink diet coke all day without ever having to get up, thanks to the magic of chairs on wheels). What it also means is that, as far as office...
Lighter Mashed Potatoes

Lighter Mashed Potatoes

I wanted something tasty to go with my low-fat meatloaf, but didn’t want to totally ruin the work I’d done towards making something “low fat”- so I tried out these mashed potatoes. I was initially skeptical at how little butter they contained- typically, I don’t favor mashed potato recipes, I normally just mash up some boiled potatoes and...
Low-Fat Meatloaf

Low-Fat Meatloaf

  I have been going back and forth on how to label this recipe- I almost didn’t want to call it “low-fat.” I mean, that is the name of the original recipe and I suppose it is technically low-fat. But to me, low-fat implies a sad, limp egg whites with turkey bacon kind of situation....
Eggplant Parmesean

Eggplant Parmesean

It’s been a long winter, guys. People keep saying, “No, Marshall, it hasn’t. It didn’t even really snow.” Fair point. But. That doesn’t mean that the not-snowing, not-super-cold winter doesn’t drag on. I’m getting sick of the darkness, for one, and getting sick of wearing hose to work every day, and I’m sick of the...
Beef Tacos

Beef Tacos

My friend Maureen once locked herself into her own apartment because she was so excited to get home and make tacos. She didn’t realize what she’d done until she was rushing out the door to work the next morning and realized she couldn’t open the door- unable to get in touch with her super, she...
Asian Cole Slaw

Asian Cole Slaw

Hey everyone! Last week was a fever blur of illness, compiled with a huge event for work that I had to plan. Now I feel like I’m slowly tending to the rest of my life – like actually cooking, sleeping, cleaning my room, and blogging! I just need to get around to finally doing my...
Beef and Cheese Empanadas

Beef and Cheese Empanadas

I am trying to think of something clever to say about these tasty little guys, but I just joined a gym and am so sore and tired from a class called “Sweat, Tone, Sculpt,” that I have ceased original thought. The worst part is, I know I’m going to be even more sore tomorrow- I...
Crepes

Crepes

This is my new go-to easy dinner- simple ingredients that somehow make a totally unique dish, a big up-grade from my normal “crap I have no food” meal- pasta with olive oil, parmesan, and red pepper flakes. You know, the meal you make right before pay day, or when your fridge is empty (often, for me,...
Boston Cream Pie

Boston Cream Pie

I used to be better at being alone. Well, for starters, in college it was hard to be really lonely. For four years, I not only lived with some of my best friends, we also lived in extremely tight quarters down the hall or the block from more of your friends. Last year I lived...
Monkey Bread

Monkey Bread

If you’ve never heard of monkey bread, do yourself a favor and make this recipe now. Once you’ve had a bite of the ooey-gooey, sugar, buttery pull-apart bread phenomenon that is monkey bread, you may never go back There are ways to make yeasted, totally-from-scratch monkey bread, but as Meg said this weekend, “It’s junk...