chicken · dessert · party

Supper Club, Vol. 1: Garden Party

Last night we kicked off our first supper club meeting! If you’re thinking, “Didn’t you just join a cookbook club?” you’re correct, and this is something different entirely. A group of couples decided we would get together once a month to have a themed dinner party, rotating who hosts. One of the most important rules… Continue reading Supper Club, Vol. 1: Garden Party

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Black Lentil Herb Salad with Slow Roasted Tomatoes and Roquefort

I feel like I’ve made it. I’m now part of a cookbook club hosted by a restaurant owner in SF. A small one, at that – just the 9 of us!  We had our first meeting tonight and the featured book of the month was Ottolenghi’s Plenty. Each month we vote on a cookbook, then each… Continue reading Black Lentil Herb Salad with Slow Roasted Tomatoes and Roquefort

breakfast · cookies

Dark Chocolate Chunk Breakfast Cookies

I stumbled upon this recipe on Instagram earlier today and it looked too good not to try. Healthy chocolate chip cookies for breakfast?! I adapted the recipe by adding a bunch of other healthy proteins and fats to bulk these up. While I love the act of baking, the true beauty is eating the cookie dough.… Continue reading Dark Chocolate Chunk Breakfast Cookies

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Golden Milk Oatmeal with Superfood Berries

Yesterday at the office, we had a peanut butter and jelly making competition (because #instagram) and I won best plated! This reminded me of the joy I get out of food styling and recipe sharing on this blog. Almost a year since my last post, and so much has happened: I completed culinary school (with… Continue reading Golden Milk Oatmeal with Superfood Berries

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No-Bake Mini Orange Cheesecakes with Blueberry Sauce

Nine times out of ten I am coming up with recipes based on what ingredient(s) I have in the fridge that need to be used. It’s an exciting jigsaw puzzle I get to solve while cutting down on the number of groceries I need to buy. Waste not, want not. As was the case with… Continue reading No-Bake Mini Orange Cheesecakes with Blueberry Sauce