Basics · easy · gluten free · Party food · pickles · veggies · Yummy

Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Ancestry DNA emailed me a few weeks ago to alert me that their science has improved, and that I am now identified as Norwegian. It is extremely odd to me that I was told I was not Norwegian at all, and now I'm 12%. The margin of error is tremendous. But I'll take it! I… Continue reading Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Basics · comfort food · dinner · easy · mushrooms · pasta · quick · Vegetables · vegetarian

How to Fancy Up Your Buttered Noodles

You know when you are completely out of time, but you're hungry (I call it starving to death, but I'm dramatic)? Or maybe there is a plethora of time, but you're plumb out of patience? This happens to me most often. It gets to be dinner time, and I've run out of energy to make… Continue reading How to Fancy Up Your Buttered Noodles

Basics · comfort food · dip · easy · Party food · quick · snacks · vegetarian · veggies · Yummy

Lazy Spinach Dip

The first time I ever tasted this dip was when I lived in New York. My former college roommate (and very dear friend), Pam, made it for me. At the time I was completely incapable of cooking for myself. I can't fucking stress that enough... I was literally eating bologna sandwiches, instant ramen, and easy… Continue reading Lazy Spinach Dip

Basics · healthy · Rice · travel · vacation · vegetarian · Yummy

How to Make Brown Rice + Costa Rican Adventures

Okay, so here's the thing. I flew in from Costa Rica this morning at 1am. It was 2 flights, a 4 hour layover, a confused and lost Lyft driver, and a 90 degree temperature difference. By the time I corrected my Lyft driver, picked up my car, made a tampon run, dropped off my bag,… Continue reading How to Make Brown Rice + Costa Rican Adventures