Monthly Archives: August 2013

The perfect pesto recipe, and how to prevent that pesto from oxidizing (going brown) quickly

The perfect pesto recipe, and how to prevent that pesto from oxidizing (going brown) quickly

Who doesn’t enjoy a good pesto? It’s delicious, versatile, and easy to make. Plus, you can make a pesto from about anything. My favorite is …

 

Leek, asparagus, and potato soup

Leek, asparagus, and potato soup

I love soups! Seriously, I could eat soup every single day. OK, that might be an exaggeration. I’d probably get bored, but I do quite …

 

Outdoing Martha. Egg, asparagus, charred tomato, and avocado open face sandwiches

Outdoing Martha. Egg, asparagus, charred tomato, and avocado open face sandwiches

As I had mentioned, I was in Los Angeles this past weekend. Our return flight to San Francisco was delayed a bit, which wasn’t much …

 

Veg eats in Los Angeles / the best vegan sushi I’ve ever had!

Veg eats in Los Angeles / the best vegan sushi I’ve ever had!

This past Friday was my birthday, holla at my fellow Leos, and David took me to Los Angeles for the weekend. Our first weekend trip …

 

Leftover pizza potato cakes, a classy way to reuse last night’s pizza

Leftover pizza potato cakes, a classy way to reuse last night’s pizza

Earlier in the week I made pizza for dinner, but as I mentioned in the blog post, my recipe made two small pizzas. I ate …

 

The perfect homemade pizza! My dough recipe and tips for success

The perfect homemade pizza! My dough recipe and tips for success

My boyfriend David is quite the fan of carbs. Breads specifically, and pizza even more specifically. We actually shared a veggie pizza on our first …

 

Roasted tomato and herb red sauce

Roasted tomato and herb red sauce

My homemade tomato and herb red sauce is delicious. Honestly, although it’s easy to open a can of Prego and pour it over some pasta, …

 

The best soft pretzels you’ll ever eat

The best soft pretzels you’ll ever eat

I love soft pretzels. Even the frozen ones that you heat up in the microwave. Obviously the ones I make from scratch are significantly better, …

 

Why I became a vegetarian

Why I became a vegetarian

Picture it. Apple Hill, 2006. My best friend, and coworker at the time, took the day off to get pumpkins for Halloween. I’d never been much …

 

Bagel and cream cheese ice cream sandwiches

Bagel and cream cheese ice cream sandwiches

Checkout this snippet from my guest post on Good Looking Home Cooking,¬†click here for the full entry. As a dedicated Food Network fan I’ve watched pretty …