What To Do With Leftover Ravioli Filling 2.0

If I had to guess, I would say there have been a lot of people making ravioli from scratch during Covid lockdown. A post I wrote way back in the early stages of this blog has been blowing up lately. Yes, I am talking about my post on what to do with leftover ravioli filling.…

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A Day in Maine

I’ve struggled a lot over the past month to find motivation to read and write, though I certainly got in some proper cooking and baking. In addition to several other factors, I’ve been feeling trapped in a life without purpose. I didn’t uproot my entire life just to experience that monster called unhappiness in a…

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That Creme Anglaise Life

During quarantine, I have been baking quite a bit. Since I was mostly chilling at home, I figured I could give myself some pastry practice. I’ve made scones, cupcakes, cakes, and more. I mostly baked to work through the stress of this difficult time, making myself feel better with a little sugar. I recently reached…

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Quarantine Cooking – Puff Pastry Edition

Do you ever see a cooking video on Facebook and think, “Wow! I should make that!” You might share some recipes to your wall, or you might be like me and click ‘save for later’ only to never return to the recipe. However, this week I saw a cooking video so good that I knew…

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Oh For The Love Of Tacos!

I often proclaim that mac and cheese is my favorite dish, but if I could only eat one thing for the rest of my life, I would easily choose tacos. There are so many variations, fillings, garnishes, etc. I could never get bored of eating tacos. I am a taco lover for life. Now, I…

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Quarantine Cooking – Teriyaki Chicken Stir-Fry

Raise your hand if you panic-bought anything in the month of March. I think we all were guilty of making at least one panic purchase when the pending reality of Coronavirus hit. I shop for just myself, so I didn’t buy much out of the ordinary on that shopping trip in the midst of chaos.…

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Quarantine Cooking – Babka Bread Pudding

I haven’t written in nearly a week. I got held up in some school work. I am still trying my best to preoccupy myself during the COVID-19 lockdown. I have lost track of how much TV I have watched and how many naps I have taken. On a more productive note, I have been reading…

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Quarantine Cooking – Arctic Char and Noodle Salad

Hello everyone. I wanted to briefly check in before I get to work on my reading for Anthropology of Food. I just finished up with a simple but flavorful lunch using ingredients I had lying around. So, I wanted to talk about how to throw together a pantry meal. Oftentimes when I am cooking, I…

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Quarantine Cooking – Vegetable Stock

Do you ever cook with fresh vegetables? Do you have freezer space for one gallon-size bag? If you answered yes to both of these questions, then you could be making your own stock. Ever since I went to the culinary certificate program, I am vehemently opposed to store-bought stocks. The reason being is salt. They…

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Quarantine Cooking – Sourdough Pancakes

Wow, a lot has changed in the past few days. The situation with Coronavirus has escalated in Boston. As the case count is quickly climbing in MA, I will be working on some projects remotely when possible. For the most part though, I will be hunkered down in my apartment as much as possible, trying…

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