Frozen Lazy Sundays with Roasted Chickpeas

Remember that post a few weeks ago where I complained that our heat wasn’t working? Well, it still hasn’t been fixed. Theoretically a repairman’s coming tomorrow, and I won’t have to wear a bedspread around my 40-degree apartment (or escape to Starbucks/the gym for relief). Until then, I’m roughing it. Sort of. On Sunday, the […]

Emergency Tex-Mex Menu

Homesickness hits me really hard sometimes, considering I live across the country from most of my family and friends (and both of my poodles). Couple that with my Sandy-related cabin fever, and you get me, in the kitchen for three hours, making as many different taco toppings as possible. I really needed fluffy, fresh tortillas, […]

A Toasty Lunch with Pear and Gruyere

  I’m always looking for an easy lunch that doesn’t take up too much time (or money). Usually, that means I throw whatever’s in my fridge on a slice of bread and see how it tastes. Yesterday, after reading through dozens of food blogs for my internship, I was craving something with pear and gruyere. […]

Deliciously Garlicky Hummus

I have a confession to make: I’m a hummus addict. For breakfast, for lunch, for snacks, for dinner, and most often for a 4am post-drinking snack. It’s salty, it’s creamy, it’s garlicky, and you get to eat it with pockety pita bread (don’t eat it with flatbread, please. Ugh. Pocket pita only. Preferably locally made). […]

Weekend Splurge: Max’s Pan Borracho (Drunk Bread) Mimic

Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery Cheese, bread, and wine. All in one dish. I just finished my first piece and my tastebuds are still tingling. Um, sorry. I had been craving a visit to one of my favorite haunts in San Antonio, Max’s Wine Dive. There’s nothing that a glass of La Marca […]