Sometimes a little bit of comfort food is necessary, and a good tuna melt fits the bill. This was the first recipe I tried out of Chrissy Teigen’s Cravings cookbook, given to me before I left Chicago.
After years of having a bizarre and tremendously flexible schedule (thank you grad life), I now find myself in the position of having a fairly regular hours job. This means that I don’t generally have a lot of time to make lunches, so I’ve taken to trying to make big meals that yield tasty leftovers…
Slow-cookers are apparently a godsend when it comes to easy, leftover-making meals, so I thought it high time to try my hand at it. I’ve always been a fan of butter chicken, a classic staple in any Indian restaurant, and this recipe seemed like a straightforward one to start with.
To celebrate finishing my PhD, I threw a defense party at our local bar (co-hosted by my friend and fellow recent defendee Angela Fink) and brought a bunch of pies. I wanted to try something new and was inspired by a show I love, Pushing Daisies, where one of the main characters is a pie-maker. Several interesting…
While it might not be bright orange like the Indian restaurant style butter chicken, this version is melt-in-your-mouth delicious.
Quick, easy and one of my go-to recipes during the week. Great with salad for lunches or with potatoes and veggies for dinner.
I’m always on the hunt for easy meals that will make good leftovers. Casseroles definitely fit the bill. I realized I hadn’t really ever made a casserole, so I thought it high time to try my hand at it.
Thanksgiving is always a great opportunity to try out new recipes, and this year was no exception. I like the seeming simplicity of this recipe (relatively few ingredients and minimal prep work), plus a cranberry pie is certainly not commonplace, so it gets points for originality.
It has been a distressingly long time since we’ve really sat down and made ourselves a good honest meal. Work and other commitments are always getting in the way these days. David recently spotted some frozen ahi tuna at our local Trader Joe’s, so we thought it would be nice opportunity to try something new….
Anyone who knows me will tell you that mac & cheese holds a special place in my heart. I have been known to eat mac & cheese for more than one meal in the same day. It is without a doubt one of my favourite dishes. So when a friend kindly gave me a cookbook all…