Basil Eggplant

This one is mom’s “recipe” – you know, one of those ones where she has no idea how much of each ingredient there should be (“as much as you want”) or how long each step should take (“until it looks right”). So with general guidance and a little bit of improvisation, I think I’ve figured…

One Pot Mushroom Fettuccine

My friends and I were carb-loading the other night for our 10-mile race to raise funds for Association Aïda, an organization that helps fight childhood cancer. Because I have an obsession with pasta, garlic, and mushrooms, what better way to satisfy my cravings than to put them all together in one dish (with lots and lots of…

Strawberry Scones & Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

I was cooking dinner for some friends who recently had a baby (soooo cute!!) and thought I’d include some dessert as well. So, I know that scones are a breakfast food, but I love them so much that I probably eat them more as snacks and desserts than as breakfast. Also, I’m glad they turned…

Salmon in Browned Butter Sauce with Celery Root

It’s almost Friday! And my husband comes home from his business trip tomorrow! So, before he gets home, I decided to do a half-experiment as a test: salmon (I’ve made many times before) and celery root (first time). I’d heard from a friend that chips made from celery root are good, but I decided to…

Tri-Tip with Roasted Potatoes in Herb Butter & Roasted Broccoli

Here’s my first food post! I went to Trader Joe’s the other day because I was craving the mochi ice cream that they sell and ended up picking up some other food as well, including some tri-tip. It’s not commonly found in other stores, but as a native Californian, it’s an important part of my…

Here I Go!

Hi everyone! Here I go into my first foray into blogging, and what better topic than the one I’m most passionate about? I’m talking about food of course! Over the past few years, I’ve been trying to cook more meals at home for a variety of reasons (more economical, healthier, etc.), and realized that I…