Dear Reader, Let me start by saying if you are looking to lose 15 lbs in two weeks or get a six-pack in a month or ever or trying to fit into a size 2, discontinue reading this post this second. This is the story of not how I became a body of rippling muscles, … More A Curvy Gal’s Guide to a Happy Body
When I think of Indian Aunties, I think slightly overweight, always dressed in saris or floor length night gowns from the eighties, and most importantly amazing cooks. As a kid, I was surrounded by this image and extremely well fed. Depending on which aunty’s house I was to eat dinner, my meal had a slightly … More The Night I became an Indian Aunty
Un–Wednesday Attendees: My love and I Organic, farm raised, responsibly farmed turkey breast basted with an olive oil, ginger, garlic, rosemary, thyme puree Stuffing: chopped challah bread, sausage, pureed together-celery, onion, sage, carrot, chopped chestnuts, evaporated fat-free milk, turkey broth, one egg Brussel sprouts mixed with onion, orange peel, bacon Dessert: Sweet Potato Pie–sweet potato … More Thanksgiving Part Un, Deux, et Trois
7 things I love about me 1. I am cheesy as hell. I love all romantic comedies and watch them with very little expectation in terms of high quality art. I watch them to be swept away. 2. I love to eat. I will try anything once and am not at all picky. Blanket statements … More Love to Love Me, Love to Love You
Last month N and I went to Reston Town Center to walk around. As soon as we got there, I was hungry so we went to this burger joint that we’ve meant to go to since early October: The Counter. We walked into the rectangular shaped restaurant that featured a counter right in the middle … More The Weight of a Burger
The first time I had grits was a rainy Sunday brunch at a shi-shi French-Southern restaurant in West Nashville. I had their version of shrimp and grits. The shrimp comes in this deliciously flavorful sauce and when you mix it into the grits, each bite is a flavor and textural swirl of delight. This was … More CSC Part Two: Got Turnip G’s?
Tuesday night, after a crazy day of feeling stressed and sitting in traffic for forty-minutes, I came home to a warm dinner made by my awesomely kind and romantic partner in life. N made roasted butternut squash with sage and bacon penne. Imagine having a picnic in a pumpkin patch or apple orchard because this … More Community Supported Cook aka CSC