Balsamic Roasted Carrot Soup

Every Thanksgiving we make my grandma’s favorite green “salad” consisting of a rare crossbreed of several strange elements including but not limited to, lime jello, horseradish root and pretzels. It lingers in the refrigerator, cleverly disguising itself as “leftovers” for the next 2 weeks after our big holiday meal, and for obvious reasons, she’s the only one … [Read more…]

Pad Thai Tacos

Last weekend I started feeling really sick. Like, really sick. I felt alternating intense hits of hot and cold passing through my body in undulant, slow waves. Each limb attached to me suddenly weighed 800 pounds and was throbbing uncontrollably. All my muscles became so heavy, I couldn’t manage to pick them up long enough to take a single … [Read more…]

Brown Butter Banana Bread

IMPORTANT QUESTION?: How does one know that one’s recipe was a finite success? Step 1: Produce– Make food item. Step 2: Surrender– Leave aforementioned food item on the countertop for curious and slightly h-angry boyfriend to cruise passed. Step 3: Linger– Wait 15 minutes. Step 4: Evaluate– If food item is greater than or equal to 3/4 missing, victory … [Read more…]