Lunch & Dinner, Recipes

Red Cabbage (Sweet and Sour Cabbage)

More than a pretty color: red cabbage goes sweet (brown sugar) and sour (vinegar). I would say our family Thanksgivings are pretty standard.  I mean, we don't serve Great-Aunt Linda's rolls and Susan's Sweet Potatoes every year, but we do generally have the same things and we stick pretty close to the traditional American Thanksgiving… Continue reading Red Cabbage (Sweet and Sour Cabbage)

Bake on Saturday, Dessert, Recipes

Bake on Saturday: Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal cookies packed full of goodness: chocolate chips, dried fruit, wheatgerm, flaxseed, and almond meal! Everyone likes chocolate chip cookies.  It is a truth universally acknowledged. If you know someone who doesn't, I'm not even sure what to say. The thing about chocolate chip cookies is, though, that there are SO MANY different kinds.  Crispy,… Continue reading Bake on Saturday: Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies


Flavored Vodka

Experiment with your own booze with these simple instructions for turning plain vodka into something special. This is another one of those culinary adventures I had with my roommates earlier this summer.  Vodka is not my favorite for of alcoholic beverage, but I really enjoyed the coffee-cinnamon vodka I'm about to share with you. We… Continue reading Flavored Vodka

Bake on Saturday, Dessert, Recipes

Bake on Saturday: Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate cupcakes that will please vegans and non-vegans alike.  Everyone deserves chocolate cake! Cake is wonderful.  I may have mentioned that last week.  But sometimes it's hard to please everyone, especially with the wide array of dietary restrictions people have today, either by choice or due to allergies.  I don't think anyone should be left… Continue reading Bake on Saturday: Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

Eating Out

What I Ate Wednesday (on Thursday)

Yesterday, my friend and I took advantage of NYC Restaurant Week to try some food that would normally be out of our price-range.  I had heard of Restaurant Week before in various cities but had never gotten the chance to participate.  Before deciding, we did some serious research on restaurants offering deals.  Participating restaurants offer… Continue reading What I Ate Wednesday (on Thursday)

Lunch & Dinner, Recipes

Lahmacun (Türkische Pizza)

Turkish flatbread topped with a delicious red pepper, garlic, and tomato meat sauce. One quick announcement before we get to today's post: I've been finding it frustrating trying to follow all my favorite food blogs in one place, so I'm now using Bloglovin as my reader.  So far it seems to be working out.  Be… Continue reading Lahmacun (Türkische Pizza)