Tagged with lemon

A Week of Lasts {beet hummus}

A Week of Lasts {beet hummus}

Right now I am in a pretty nutty transition period. The past nine months have been a whirlwind of moving towards some major life changes—I’m starting grad school this fall, and the road to get there has been long (and at times, trying). So after prepping for/taking the GRE, writing and re-writing entrance applications (aka … Continue reading

A Return to the Kitchen

A Return to the Kitchen

Well, that’s a bit of a misnomer. I have been cooking, but January and February blew by filled with a lot of excellent and crazy stuff and I just never got around to cooking something and blogging it as well. But I’m back, and that’s what counts. Right? Right. Some things of note: I made … Continue reading

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