Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by bizarre cravings and hangovers. Nowadays in my old age, I typically limit myself to a drink or two when I go out – if I am even drinking. This is for a plethora of reasons: To not feel like shiz the next day. To avoid the dreaded “brain … More I love brussel sprouts.
I have been on a ridiculous ice cream kick lately. I literally just can’t get enough – I like to think that all the calcium is seeping into my bones and I am now indestructible. To put it metaphorically, ice cream is to me what creatine is to high school football players. Only any weight … More Caramelized sweet potato ice cream with toasted marshmallow swirl
I am so glad today is Friday. I need this weekend to study and catch up on my life. It seems to be flying by lately… I added a furry new addition to our house on Wednesday and she is quite the time suck! But I am saving that for a future post ;)! I … More Masala spiced lentil and sweet potato hash browns – BAM!
The title says it all. Christmas break has been lovely so far. I have seen Black Swan (so0o intense!), baked fruity cobbler muffins, co-hosted a dinner party (which featured the recipes in this post), gone to a party and seen people from high school and beyond (always entertaining), and danced my booty off at a … More Goat cheese, spinach, and caramelized onion stuffed sweet potato skins.
I am happy to report that the week has very much improved. On Tuesday, I told myself that it was a new day and to just relax and be happy. Life truly is good. I know it is cheesy, but I have so much to be grateful for. Sometimes, it is a fact that is … More Pumpkin Glazed Scallops and Caramelized Sweet Potato with Cinna-Pecan Cream
Good evening! I know my last post was kind of a downer, but life over all has been pretty wonderful. I left UC Santa Barbara for another UC school, and although it has only been a month, I am already loving it here. UCSB was seriously a psychological cancer (for me.) I started out there … More Sweet Potato Apple Bread!
I am sad that my picture of today’s recipe really does not do it justice. It was so tasty and really simple to make! This dish consists of a slightly spicy sweet potato base with a coconut and pecan topping. The contrast between the sweet coconut and the smoky chili pepper is quite awesome. Recipe: … More Spicy n’ sweet potato bake!
Before I type another word I need to get this out of my system: Okay. I can start now. So, I have been admiring this cooking blog lately. It isn’t a health-oriented blog in the least; the recipes are very luxurious and well, you know, fatlicious. Her photography is marvelous and the food all just … More I wouldn’t feed you something that I wouldn’t eat.
Aye aye ayeeeeeee! These were to die for! Courtney and I are just lounging on the couch right now with huge smiles. Success. Yussss. Hubba hubba Recipe: Serves 1, makes 4 tamales I highly recommend multiplying the recipe and freezing leftovers! The day before (recommended)… Bake 1 sweet potato at 400 for 75 minutes, until … More Sweet Potato-Quinoa-Pecan Tamales!
This photo speaks for itself. Recipe: Serves 1 Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Loosely wrap a sweet potato in foil and bake for 45-60 minutes. It is done when it is very soft and can be easily punctured. I like it so well done that the inside begins to caramelize and seep out 🙂 … More Caramelized Sweet Potato with Walnut Buttercream Sauce