Category Archives: Salty

Coconut Tapioca Pudding with Mango and Roasted Mung Beans

  Well hello again. I’ve been away, literally and figuratively. I’ve taken a break from the blogging world (but not from cooking) and I was off in Thailand recently. I could go on and on about the food I ate … Continue reading

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Pasta alla Norma

This is a recipe I fell in love with during my semester in Italy a million years ago. Our Regional Cooking Instructor was a master. I tasted everything we made, relished everything he brought us, and went every place he … Continue reading

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Tortilla de Acelga

Miramar is a small seaside town just outside of Mar Del Plata, Argentina. It’s where Argentines go for the summer to relax, unwind, avoid the the city’s oppressive heat, and to be with family. I went in February for about … Continue reading

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Never Thought I’d See the Day… Vegan and GF Mac n’ Cheese

Seriously though. I never thought I’d be eating gluten free and vegan macaroni and cheese. Isn’t that just straight up gluten and dairy? Mac’n’Cheese is a comfort food though and sometimes you need a little comfort. It’s what we ate … Continue reading

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Tamarind Rubbed Chicken Thighs (with sweet potatoes and onion)

I can eat roast chicken pretty much everyday. I love the crisped skin and how easy you can mix up an entire meal with a variety of herbs, spices, and sides: salt and pepper, lemon and rosemary, cumin and coriander. … Continue reading

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Black Bean and Mushroom Burgers

After weeks of holiday celebrations, traveling, and loads of birthdays (mine came with a homemade- by friends- gluten and dairy free chocolate cake, so I had to eat numerous slices of course), I can safely say I’ve eaten my way … Continue reading

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Salted Cashew Cookies

I volunteered to write a post for In.gredients, Austin’s zero-waste grocery store. It’s right around the corner and I’m there for a beverage on their patio every so often, so I figured this is win-win. The task at hand was … Continue reading

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Wild Rice Stuffing with Sausage and Wild Mushrooms

Note to self: Make this wild rice stuffing all year long. It went great with the turkey on Thanksgiving, but it stands on its own as well. Stuffing is one of my favorite parts of the Thanksgiving meal so giving … Continue reading

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Salad of Chicories, Celery, Dates, Pecans, and Pomegranate

This may actually be the perfect Autumn Salad. It’s an adaptation of the Persimmon, Pomegranate, and Pecan Salad my mother makes at Thanksgiving and it’s always one of my favorite items on the table. I changed it up this year … Continue reading

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Melted Leeks, Roasted Tomatoes and Zucchini, and Pancetta Tart

If you’ve ever asked me what I like about Thanksgiving, why it’s my favorite holiday, or what I do to prepare, you’ve heard this before: Thanksgiving is far and away my favorite holiday. There is no pressure, there are no … Continue reading

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