Category Archives: Appetizers

Super Bowl Eats


I’m never sure what my favorite part of the Super Bowl is: hanging out with friends, watching the commercials, enjoying the game, mocking the halftime show, or sampling all the food.  This year I’m pretty sure the friends took first … Continue reading

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New Years Appetizer Dinner


There’s something to be said for having a quiet New Year’s Eve at home, without any distractions. In fact, it turned out to be quite tasty and really cheap.  I think I pulled everything together for about $10 on a … Continue reading

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Friendsmas Cooking


One of my favorite parts of the year is getting together for friends to celebrate Christmas, or Friendsmas as I like to call it.  It’s a great time to hang out, swap gifts, play games, and share good food.  It’s … Continue reading

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Chipotle Lime Salsa


I know that it’s December, and that Christmas is nearly upon us, but I love Mexican food at pretty much any time of the year.  In fact, when I found a restaurant-style recipe earlier in the year that got great … Continue reading

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Mango Avocado Salsa


I know, I know, I’ve neglected the blog shamefully over the past year — I haven’t posted in months.  When I got pregnant, I went for a long period where food absolutely did not interest me, and then I was too … Continue reading

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Christmas Party Treats


I think this might be my favorite time of year from a cooking perspective.  All the parties and get-togethers, all the new recipes to try, all the cookies to bake. With work, the fun is the annual squad party.  It’s … Continue reading

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Baba ghanoush


I went to a bachelorette party over the weekend for a good friend, which was a total blast.  The theme of the festivities, in honor of my friend who adores themes, was Arabian Nights, so I put on my cooking … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern Food


I have a love affair with the Middle East.  The culture, the food, the music, the languages… I find it fascinating and incredibly complex. I’m not sure whether my love of the region came from my decision to major in … Continue reading

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