Balsamic Tomato Pasta

When my family first heard of this recipe we though “balsamic pasta? Weird.” But, once I convinced my family to try it, it stuck. I can’t even tell you how many years we’ve been eating this, but it’s obviously good since we haven’t stopped! What you’ll need: 1 pint cherry tomatoes, cut in half (one…

The ORIGINAL Caesar Salad

Reading this recipe, you are not going to believe that this the recipe of the original caesar salad. Created in 1924 by Caesar Cardini in Tijuana, the original caesar dressing isn’t the thick, creamy dressing that you’re used to, but a thin, bright dressing. Growing up on this salad I knew I HAD to learn…

Not Your Mom’s Tuna Salad

I feel like growing up, everyone’s mom has made them tuna salad. Its great. I love it. I even have a recipe for it. But you don’t want to bring it to school because everyone will stare at you when they smell the tuna across the cafeteria. Well, this recipe is the best of both…

Sopa de Calabacita – Zucchini Soup

Zucchini soup… I don’t think I’ve ever seen zucchini soup on a menu, which means most people I know have never had zucchini soup, which ALSO means that so many people I know are missing out. This soup is a great way to sneak veggies in your meal and the perfect way to warm you…

Potato Taquitos

When you think Mexican food the first thing you think of is potato taquitos, right? I actually think the only person who’s mind might shoot this way first is my mom. So many people are missing out on the goodness of potato taquitos. It’s great if you have leftover mashed potatoes and want to change…

Cheesy Garlic & Everything Knots

Everyone likes cheesy garlic bread. Everyone likes everything bagels. (If you don’t please reevaluate your life). But, sometimes you don’t want to make a whole loaf of garlic bread or eat a bagel. DO NOT WORRY! I have a solution: Knots. Easy to make and perfectly bite sized. Plz enjoy. What you’ll need: (to make 8)…

Super (Bowl) Bean Dip

I remember the day perfectly. February 1st 2014, the day before the Seahawks won the Super Bowl. My roommate Rachel was making a bean dip for us to eat during the game. (Shout out to her mom Julie for the recipe!!) I watched her throw together ingredients that I didn’t think would work together, but…

Guest Edition – Hans’s Steak and Veggies

So excited for this 3rd Guest Edition by Hans! Steak, veggies, and a cilantro chimichurri… all of the components of a perfect and healthy meal! What you’ll need: 1 lb skirt steak 2 sweet potatoes 1 carton cherry tomatoes 1 carton mushrooms 1 bunch cilantro 1/4 of an onion 4 tbsp minced garlic Olive oil…

Broccoli Pasta

First things first I’d like to apologize for not posting any pictures of the first step. It wasn’t until I was done boiling the broccoli that I realized that this would be a great recipe for the blog. That being said, I hope you’ll figure out how to boil broccoli without looking at pictures. Serves…

Yorkshire Pudding

Ever wanted to make something that’ll make you sound fancy and like you really know what you’re doing? Well friends, let me introduce you to Yorkshire Pudding. With a British name like that, even this simple dish sounds difficult. What you’ll need: (makes 12) 3 eggs 3/4 cups whole milk 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon…

Chicken Milanesa/Chicken Parmesan

Growing up, my grandma’s chicken milanese was always, and still is, one of my favorite comfort foods. Not only is it one of my favorites, but also one of my friends’ favorites. In high school we would get together, eat my grandma’s milanese and fettuccini, and play taboo. When we all started eating it together I…

Shaved Brussels Sprouts

I’m gonna be honest, I didn’t start eating Brussels sprouts until just before I got to college. I don’t know if its because all the kids shows made it seem like the food of the devil, or if they just became cool and hip and recently showed up in a bunch of restaurants. Anyways, I’m…