Posted in September 2012

Gambas al Ajillo a la Emily

Gambas al Ajillo a la Emily

So I make no qualms about the fact that I love Spanish tapas. My blistered shishito peppers were one attempt at capturing some traditional Spanish flavor, and even the smoked paprika roasted chicken was a sort of tribute to España. What can I say? They know their food. Well, ever since I introduced him to smoked … Continue reading

Celebratory Steak and Truffled Mashed Potatoes

Celebratory Steak and Truffled Mashed Potatoes

Last Monday was not your average Monday. My boyfriend started a new job and I thought this was a celebration-worthy occasion. So I told him that he was reserved for dinner and that he couldn’t come over until it was ready. I’m usually awful at planning/executing surprises, but this one seemed to go all right…although … Continue reading

Lemony Polenta Cookies with Cardamom

Lemony Polenta Cookies with Cardamom

Sunday morning I woke up and for some reason had an itch to bake. I’m really not one to make sweets in general, as I definitely have a salt tooth. My friend Jamie is an avid baker, and she is definitely one to bake at any time (in fact, when I was visiting her in … Continue reading

Roasted Red Pepper and Feta Dip

Roasted Red Pepper and Feta Dip

Let me preface this post by saying sorry for being a bad blogger. Summer is crazypants time at work, and August especially. Throw in a work trip and a brief vacation later, and you’ve got yourself a delinquent food blogger. But back to the life and food. My grandma turned 95 at the end of … Continue reading