Category Archives: Cooking

Our Blue Apron Experience

Meal kit delivery services are all the rage lately and are so ubiquitous, you’ve probably heard a lot about them. There are many delivery service options – PeachDish, HelloFresh, Plated, Blue Apron, Terra’s Kitchen, Chef’D, Purple Carrot, Home Chef, Green … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Squash 101

For some reason the spaghetti squash had eluded me until very recently. This winter has been all about discovering new gourds and root vegetables for me, and the spaghetti squash was number one on my list. Spaghetti squash is velvety … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2013

Thanksgiving prep began the Friday before when John and I made our annual Whole Foods mega trip for ingredients. On Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday I prepped as much as I could in advance of Thursday. I made cinnamon ice cream, … Continue reading

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DIY: Making Pizza Sunday Easy As Pie

John and I have a weekly ritual we call Pizza Sunday. Behold the many iterations: It’s exactly what it sounds like: homemade pizza every Sunday night. The pizza dough is really what makes Pizza Sunday so special – no storebought … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Double Boiler

I’m such a huge fan of using a double boiler in cooking and baking that I thought I’d write up a tutorial. Enjoy! Basically all a double boiler is is a pot of boiling water under a heat safe bowl. … Continue reading

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Recipe: Eggs In A Hole

Confession time: I don’t like breakfast food. I find it to be either too heavy or too sweet for early in the morning. Give me toast and tea anyday. That said, when I first went to The Friendly Toast in … Continue reading

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America’s Test Kitchen Follow Up

You may remember back in April when I got picked as a semi-finalist in the America’s Test Kitchen Learn to Cook Week contest. The contest was to kick off their newly launched online cooking school and the prize was a … Continue reading

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