Plum Dumplings & Other Kitchen Adventures

First thing’s first: my feet hurt like you wouldn’t believe. I’ve been standing and walking all day long in non-supportive flip flops while cooking. My back’s also killing me a bit – signs of getting old?? Anyway, my parents have been down in Atlanta this weekend at a wedding, and this is the first time…

Simple Strawberry Cake

Two things: 1. I love baking because it’s an art that gives me very quick and satisfying results. 2. I LOVE STRAWBERRY SEASON. My dad bought a TON of strawberries for $2 (!!!) and I decided earlier this afternoon that I needed to make something quick, delicious, and not too fattening, so of course I…

TBT: Wine Chicken

YAY Throwback Thursday!! The first time my mom made this wine chicken and I pretty much died and went to heaven like 10 times. Also, I love brussel sprouts.

Whole Wheat Hawaiian Pizza

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’l know I’m always raving about Foodgawker and how absolutely amazing it is. Here’s another post thanks for that wonderful website. I’ve been using this pizza dough recipe since this summer and it’s absolutely amazing. The first time I made it, I believe I used only…

Summer Grilling

My mom put me on kitchen duty last weekend. So I got to prepare chicken for grilling. FYI, tenderizing meat is kind of a fun experience. And so is creating your own spice rub. For this chicken, I did a mixture of garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. These are all standard spices…