my lavender blues

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Spring is here. And now I remember why I hate birds. Especially the birds who clearly have tourettes. We heard you on the first tweet, seriously. Do us a favor, clip your wings and fall out of a tree please.  And these birds ain’t no mocking jays. This is when one needs to acquire  “Dennis […]

Broiled Turbot // Balsamic Glazed Carrots & Steamed Spinach

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When Whole Foods has dollar oysta’s, you shuck ’em. No questions asked. And then you jump on every opportunity to bake fries to obviously go with. More importantly, truffle fries. More + More importantly, pecorino romano & parsley truffle fries.  This alsooooo may be the best date night dish ever (and incredibly fun to prepare […]

Pecorino Romano & Parsley Truffle Fries // Oysters on the Half Shell

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  So I  bought a ‘dial’ scale the other day and literally I’m a terrible person. I’ve purposely set the dial to start in the negative pound range, so now when I step on the scale I am exactly 7 pounds lighter, always. The best part about this? Some mornings I totally forget what I’ve […]

Olive Oil Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting & Bacon Caramel Glaze

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  I’m officially walking around the apartment with a tampon stuck up each nostril as allergies are literally taking over my current state of well-being.  *Double heel clicks for spring* But despite the ruby raw skin stache I’m developing above my upper lip due to constant blowing (hence tampons up the nose) I’m really really really excited for […]

Smoked Leg of Lamb & Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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    No. You will not be finding any red meat in this post (however if this brings you to tears there will be a juicy steak coming your way in the near future).  Straight up vegan here. But you should know I did not create this recipe specifically for tree huggers. I actually made this […]

Spicy Coconut Milk Cauliflower Steaks

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  Valentines day. While people profess their undying love to one another, us singletons are reminded that we are still single and are on the road to having extreme liver failure or type 2 diabetes with the amount of sweets and alcohol we must inhale consume  to make ourselves feel momentarily better for 24ish hours.  Or maybe […]

Creamy Creme Brulee

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I’ve been anxiously waiting to post this recipe, and was planning on holding on to it for Friday but it’s just too good NOT to share with you right meow. I wouldn’t feel right as I’m on my third day of making this for dinner and I plan on making it again this weekend. I really […]

Pork Vietnamese Style Sandwich (Banh Mi)

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    Jicama, NOT pronounced “Ja-Caaama”. Which I totally butchered in the grocery store, how embarrassing. I had a good feeling my pronunciation was way off when the man behind me at check out was smirking. Thanks a-hole. At least help a brother out and correct me so I don’t sound like a clueless nerd-bomber who lives in […]

Jicama Goat Cheese Rawvioli Salad