Tag archives for Food

Caramelized Onion, Mushroom, Roasted Garlic & Gruyere Tartlets
I have started to really enjoy cooking. It's very meditative and a form of art for me. Last weekend, I had a few friends over to watch the Patriots vs Packers Fooball game. Admittedly, I'm not a football fan, so this gave me a great excuse to cook. Knowing that we wanted appetizer/bite-sized foods, I whipped up these tartlets. They ...more»
Japanese or French Women Don't Get Fat (or Old)
I started off by reading French Women Don't Get Fat and subsequently doing the Magical Leek Diet. I loved it so much that I read French Women For All Seasons as well. Both books introduced to me some great new recipes (I wasn't really that into French cooking at first) that are super easy to make. And also re-introduced me ...more»
The best blender since sliced bread
My mom just bought a Vita-Mix Blender and I can't wait to get it in the mail. The Vita-Mix is the blender that a lot of professional blending places use like Starbucks or Jamba Juice because they are strong enough to hold up customer after customer. This blender isnt' cheap and will run you around $400 each, but well worth ...more»
Homemade Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing
Exactly one week ago from today was Andrew's (my boyfriend) birthday and I made him homemade carrot (and walnut) cupcakes with homemade icing. It was tough without a hand-mixer, but they turned out terrific! Recipe is below. Got any good recipes for amazing cupcakes? Comment below! Ingredients 2 cups sugar 1 1/3 cups vegetable oil 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3 extra-large eggs 2 cups all-purpose ...more»
101 things to do with ramen noodles
I happen to not be a poor college kid, and I happen to have a job - but despite the fact, I still love ramen. Not only because its cheap,  but I just love the taste. One of my roommates in college taught me a new way to eat it - throw away the sauce pack it comes with, drain ...more»
grill pans are the best!
For my birthday this year, one of my present was a grill pan. I know - sound boring, but I guess that's what you get when you get older and you really don't want any more clutter or toys. I have been grilling up a storm this weekend and this past week with new ideas from the internet and cook ...more»