Avocado Spinach Dip

Reminiscent of spinach artichoke dip, this vibrant, cheesy dip gets its creamy richness from avocado.

Sometimes, you get stuck in a rut. Sometimes, you need a change. This post is about three game-changers: A new camera! Since starting this blog, I’ve evolved from taking all the photos on my iPhone 4, to an iPhone 5, to my Fujifilm point-and-shoot. However, last week I bit the bullet and bought a full-blown […]

Beer Bread + Grilled Cheese

Beer bread grilled cheese with sharp cheddar.

Here’s one I’ve been sitting on for a while. This beer bread is by far the simplest bread recipe I’ve ever come across, and if you’re into beer cheese dip, it makes a tasty grilled cheese with the same flavor notes. The bread recipe comes from Vegetarian & Cooking. I first tried baking this bread […]

Spaghetti Carbonara

This post contains an affiliate link. Learn more.  Recently I’ve come to terms with the fact that I need to learn to make smaller, single-serve sizes of meals. I typically don’t have anyone else to feed, and I can only hog so much freezer space before the housemates start to get suspicious. So, after looking […]

Ricotta Gnocchi

I have a problem: I love pasta. I know it’s not the best thing for me and all that, but I can’t help it. It’s delicious. I especially love stuffed pastas–ravioli, and tortellini, and their friends. I only order them at restaurants though, because if you’ve ever looked at those little refrigerated packets of Buitoni […]

Macaroni & Cheese

This post contains an affiliate link. Learn more.  This was a great weekend. In terms of school, I did practically nothing. But in terms of relaxation, I accomplished a lot. And it all started when this guy on the left pulled into town on Thursday. Paul and I will have been dating for two years […]

Mushroom and Spinach Quiche

This post contains an affiliate link. Learn more.  Lately, I’ve been having a craving for quiche. I saw some posts on Facebook about the International Dinner coming up at Mount Union, and it made me remember the really amazing mushroom quiche they had there last year representing French cuisine. Perhaps, in some small way, the […]