A Risotto Twofer

Ok, I admit it: I’m completely obsessed with risotto.  Admitting it is the first step, right?  It’s not something I’m looking to change, though.  Risotto seems classy but it’s also easy peasy and… Continue reading

Boozy Burgers and Plastered Poultry

Because it’s just BF and I in our apartment, our wine tends to skunk fast.  We each have one glass with dinner one night and then the bottle goes forgotten until its contents are… Continue reading

Farmers Market Pasta

Tis the season of the Farmers Market, and I am VERY excited!  I grew up with a biiiig, beautiful garden (albeit one plagued by freakishly talented woodchucks who could climb a ten-foot fence),… Continue reading

Francophile Friday

Have you seen Midnight in Paris?  I know I’m way behind on this (it came out in 2011, oops), but IT IS THE BEST and you should probably watch it.  As an English… Continue reading

Easy Peasy Ice Cream, NBD

My very first job in high school was scooping ice cream at the local Mom and Pop ice cream shop.  It was so much fun!  I loved being busy on the crazy, post-Little… Continue reading

The Yummiest Lentil/Risotto Recipe on Earth

This weekend BF and I went out to Annapolis to visit family.  It was a gorgeous, relaxing weekend!  We always look forward to heading out there– it’s so nice to get away from… Continue reading

Patriotic Pancakes and Stars-and-Stripes Sangria

I LOVE the Fourth of July.  I suppose everybody does, but still.  It’s the best!  Let me make my case: 1) no matter what your politics may be, it’s a great day to… Continue reading

Turkey Burgerrific

Let’s gab about the gobble (I’m sorry, I know.  I can’t help myself).  Turkey is great on Thanksgiving.  Who doesn’t love a trytophan-induced coma once a year?  But ground turkey is pretty awesome… Continue reading

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (and DE!)

I grew up in a “When in Rome” type of family. When we travel we’re there to experience the culture, so you have to go outside of your comfort zone!  And that definitely… Continue reading

Champagne Taste on a Bar (Get it? It’s a law joke…) Budget

As a general rule, carbonation and I aren’t the best of friends.  Two sips into a beer and I feel like I’m full.  And soda makes me a giggly mess, as far too… Continue reading