Spinach Frittata

I may be on vacation, but I still managed to find time to develop a new recipe.  After a long day of travel and some exploration in New Orleans, my aunt and I headed to her house in Lafayette which is about a two hour drive.  When we got to the house, we were hungry…

Pasta Primavera

It has finally started to feel like spring in DC.  The cherry blossoms have bloomed; the sun has mostly decided to make its presence known; outdoor happy hours and brunch are popping back up.  Since it finally feels appropriate, I wanted to make something springy for our family dinner this past Sunday. Here enters pasta…

Global Eats – Ireland

With St. Patrick’s Day being this past week, I felt it was the perfect time for the next installment of my Global Eats project.  I know it’s super cliche, but if I was going to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish food, I felt I might as well do it well. The partner of the…

Chicken Parmesan

Valentine’s Day was this week.  I was too busy to do much of anything, but my gift to myself was to get in five miles of aerobic exercise on Thursday after work.  I’ve been so stressed with work and life that it can feel hard to take the time to do things to take care…

Global Eats: Hungary

For the second meal for my Global Eats project, I traveled to the Central European country of Hungary.  I brought the other two members of the Hungry Trio along with me. Hungarian cuisine is quintessential Central European food.  The focus is on meats and cheeses.  Starches like potatoes and noodles are also commonly found.  Of…

Raspberry Sweet Rolls

I am now home and back to work, but I had a lovely few days home with family for the holidays.  Christmas is a big celebration in my family.  We love giving each other thoughtful gifts and spending time together eating and being merry.  Well, the being merry part is hard for me because I…

Egg White Breakfast Casserole

I have never been that great at eating breakfast.  I typically do actually have breakfast (except for most weekends when I wake up just before lunch).  I just don’t make very good choices when it comes to breakfast.  I would swing between extremes of eating too little or eating too much.  I would often eat…