Category: Cooking

Green Kitchen Travels Dinner Party

To kick off the New Year, my grandma and I threw a dinner party ¬†(for 11) based on the cookbook Green Kitchen Travels. Louise and David, from Green Kitchen Stories did a perfect job creating this book based on their travels around the world, and their passion for great vegetarian food. I recommend this book to anyone who loves vegetarian…

Galette Des Rois: A French Tradition

This year, I wanted to recreate the celebration of Galette Des Rois I enjoyed growing up in France. The tradition involves hiding a feve (small ceramic) in the cake, and once the feve is found when served, the person with the feve in their cake is crowned king for the day. If an adult finds the feve, they became the…

Friendsgiving

We ate turkey, played charades, and laughed. It was a great night. Menu: Apple Cider Glazed Spatchcock Turkey Classic Mashed Potatoes Roux Gravy Sage Dressing Roasted Spiced Vegetables Cassidy’s Green Beans Cranberry Ginger Sauce Rolls served with Garlic and Herb Compound Butter Spakling Cranberries All Natural Pumpkin Pie Recipes: Apple Cider Glazed Butterflied Turkey¬† This was my first time roasting…

Oatmeal + the perfect mornings

The perfect mornings for me all seem to start out the same. First, there is no alarm, I awake because my body is fully rested. They usually occur on the weekends, where I feel no shame if the clock ticks past 10. I am slow to rise, usually checking my mom’s inspiration posts she has begun posting to Facebook. I…

Lemon Frozen Yogurt + A camping trip!

  Lemon Frozen Yogurt Adapted from Not Without Salt’s Honey Fro-yo -1/2 cup lemon juice -2 cups unsweetened yogurt -2 cups milk -1/4 cup sugar -1/2 teaspoon vanilla Combine all ingredients and freeze according to your ice cream makers instruction. I really like making this because there is no need to chill the batter, you can make the ice cream…

Orangette

I sat on the couch along with my new book and took a deep breath. A feeling came over me. One that I have felt lately. I did not have any plans. Family had just left and the trip I had planned for them for the last few weeks was accomplished and enjoyed. Now I was just… Home. I looked…

Back to School Party: How To

Back to school is always a bittersweet time for me. It brings back sweet childhood memories of buying colored binders and flowery pens but it also comes along with new thoughts of the chalenges a new school year brings. With new courses, new schedules, a brand new job and learning to live on our own this year is feeling rather…