Cilbir-Inspired Toast

As I write this morning, the wind is howling outside my window like the apocalypse has arrived.  (You’re welcome for not straight up breaking into “Frozen” lyrics with that “wind is howling” business,… Continue reading

Nutella Brownie Ice Cream

This stretch of February could be a real bummer.  Winter’s so not over, and thanks to Punxsutawney Phil’s egregious behavior this week, it very well may never end.  Spring seems like it’s a lifetime… Continue reading

Spicy Shrimp Udon Noodle Soup

I know, I know, I know.  I am fully aware that my last post was a soup recipe too, and maybe that makes you think I’ve gotten boring.  But we are living in… Continue reading

Kale Pasta White Bean Soup

Does anybody else feel gross right now?  Just utterly icky, and like you need to eat only vegetables from here to eternity? Visits home are not, generally speaking, my most nutritionally successful moments.… Continue reading

Coconut Dark Hot Chocolate

How do you say “coconut dark chocolate hot chocolate” without having it sound silly?  I am struggling mightily.  Maybe “coconut dark chocolate hot cocoa” to avoid redundancy?  But technically this isn’t hot cocoa,… Continue reading

6-Minute Soft-Boiled Eggs

I don’t have a lot of cooking “rules.”  Quite frankly, most of what I love about cooking is that there really are no rules.  Where baking requires precision, cooking lets you experiment, change course halfway… Continue reading

French Onion Skillet Pasta

A brief list of things DC is, and has been alllllll week: Rainy and dreary as all get out Cold.  Not cold cold, but it’s raining, and that automatically makes it feel 20 degrees… Continue reading

Baked Apple Cider Donuts

HOOOOO boy do I have the best present for you. I’d never had a cider donut until I left home for college, when I was introduced to the miracle that is the Clinton… Continue reading

Easy Thai Butternut Squash Soup

Internet, I am sick. (Yes, mom, I’m sick and didn’t tell you. Sorry.  I promise I’m fine.) While this obviously makes me sad because my throat feels like it’s full of tiny knives… Continue reading

Fall Fig & Apple Salad

I am not the worst at vegetables.  I’m definitely not the best at them, but I do alright.  We’re friends.  But I have to admit, sometimes, believe it or not, I don’t feel… Continue reading