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 · 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

Asian food · avocado · Dating · dinner · easy · gluten free · healthy · lunch · quick · Rice · Sauces · snacks · vegan · Vegetables · vegetarian · veggies · Yummy

Vietnamese Summer Rolls and New Pants!

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!

Cheese · comfort food · dinner · easy · mushrooms · squash · vegetarian · Yummy

Farro Squash Risotto

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