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
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
The snow has been out of fucking control here in Minneapolis. We didn't get much snow at all this winter until about 2 weeks ago, at which point it dumped all the snow we should have gotten over the course of 3 months in 2 weeks. On top of that we also had the coldest… Continue reading Blondies
I did it... I retired my private pants. It would have been a sad day, except I now have 2 pairs of the GREATEST PANTS ON EARTH. My boyfriend (that's right, I said it) refers to them as my "Aladdin pants," due to their majestic flowy-ness (He was actually mocking me, but I'm sure it… Continue reading Vietnamese Summer Rolls and New Pants!
Last weekend I went to this amazing Asian market in Minneapolis called United Noodles. A friend of mine had been meaning to take me there since he found out about my mochi obsession a few months ago. So we made an afternoon of it. As we walked into the store, he immediately grabbed a cart… Continue reading Farro Squash Risotto