Recipes

Colorful Vegetable Slaw

The best dishes are created when you look in your fridge and feel the pressure to use whatever is left in there before it goes bad. After an exciting week, making tons of hand pies, I was left with a bunch of random vegetables. I was pretty excited to make coleslaw when I realized I had… Continue reading Colorful Vegetable Slaw

Recipes

Everything Au Gratin

Au Gratin sounds fancy, doesn't it? For a while, I was intimidated to make anything au gratin. That was until I realized I could make my own simple version of it with pretty much anything I could find in our fridge and pantry. For anyone who isn't familiar with the term, here is the definition (or… Continue reading Everything Au Gratin

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Fourth of July From Scratch

Happy birthday, America! This summer marks 4 years since my naturalization ceremony and 10 years of Fourth of July celebrations. While Jeff and I rarely partake in big parties, we usually wear red, white and blue, and come up with some American-themed meal. While it started with simple meals that took only a few minutes… Continue reading Fourth of July From Scratch

Foodie Adventures

A Foodie Spring Break in Chicago

For this year's spring break, I was lucky enough to be able to tag along on Jeff's work assignment in Chicago. I had never been and Jeff had been telling me for years how this was one of his favorite cities. Originally, I was a little bummed (and let's be honest, fairly scared) to have… Continue reading A Foodie Spring Break in Chicago