Entrees

My Favorite Meal: Burgers & Fries

Burger

Last Friday was my birthday. I am officially 26 years young! This one in particular was special because all my friends made it out that night to celebrate with me. For me, there is no greater gift than friendship. If you read my Instagram post on Friday, you probably read that my favorite type of food is American food, particularly burgers and fries. I decided to make this meal to…

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Weeknight Simple

Lemon Pepper Chicken with Quinoa & Mango Salsa

Lemon Chicken

One of the problems I constantly struggle with is how to make something quick AND healthy during the week. It’s a challenge that I am workingΒ to solve with my Weeknight Simple blog series. I came up with this recipe for a weeknight dinner that satisfies both criteria, and it uses only a few ingredients so it’s great if you’re on a budget. My lemon chicken dishΒ is inspired by the summer…

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Desserts

A Baking Challenge

It’s been awhile since I did any baking. I’ve been really inspired by the spring weather we’ve been having in the Bay, so I wanted to make something colorful, fresh, and sweet this week. A fruit tart came to mind. I have always wanted to attempt a fruit tart, and I had a tart pan I’ve been dying to use. When I was researching fruit tart recipes, there were tons…

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Food Experiences

A Symphony of Flavors

I always have good food living in SF. However, I don’t often have amazing food that blows my mind and keeps me thinking about it the day after. That’s what I had last Friday at my friend Ryan’s Eatwith dinner. I have written about his Kamayan dinner previously, and I thought his cooking couldn’t get any better. But this far surpassed my expectations. Trying to collect my thoughts on his…

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Entrees

Beef & Ale Stew

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I always liked the idea of cooking with beer, but it’s something I’ve never considered before. The idea of beer conjures up memories of kicking back and chilling with my friends, and a lot of the food that is made with beer also brings up similar feelings for me. I was watching some Gordon Ramsey cooking videos this week when I came across one where…

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