Posts Tagged "Lunch"

Salmorejo, Two Ways

I’d like to take this opportunity to give a couple of shout outs. To my brother for studying abroad in Spain and to my parents for deciding to take a family trip to meet up with him and travel through the country. Without you guys, I might never have discovered Salmorejo and that would’ve been a damn tragedy. Salmorejo is Read More

‘Nduja Breakfast Sandwiches

Before we get into the recipe, I want to just quickly go over what ‘nduja is. I’m getting this out of the way before you scroll down to the next photos and get turned off by the consistency. ‘Nduja is a spicy, spreadable pork from Italy and it is incredibly delicious! If you like salami, Italian sausage, any kind of Read More

Summer Tomato Toasts

Summer Tomato Toasts

Tomato season is here! Woohoooo!! So, let’s just tomato everything. In the mood for toast? Let’s tomato it. This might be the simplest, non-recipe in the world BUT, since summer tomatoes are so important, I figured it needed it’s own post. So, here you go: Summer Tomato Toasts! I always make sure to grab a few different colored tomatoes for Read More

Gochujang Corn Dogs

gochujang corn dog with mustard

I got the idea for this recipe at the most annoying time, just like almost all of my recipe ideas, when I was trying to fall asleep. It happens every time, I start to drift off to sleep and then, boom! What about this idea? Oh! this might be good! What if instead, I made it like this… blah blah Read More

Spicy Tuna and Egg Sandwiches

Spicy Tuna and Egg Sammies

Can I give a quick shout out to sandwiches?! Like, honestly, what is better? If I were to tally it up, I’d guess about 40% of my life’s diet so far has been sandwich related and I have no problem with that. Call me Joey Tribbiani, I just. love. sandwiches. This particular sandwich has the most delicious micro greens involved. Read More

Cherry Chicken Tacos

Here we are, right smack dab in the middle of cherry season! Which, in my opinion, is one of the best times of the year. I wanted to use cherries in a creative way and here’s what I came up with: Cherry Chicken Tacos. And, man, are they delicious! It’s actually kind of funny that I ended up making a Read More

Orzo with Grape Tomatoes and Fresh Mozzarella

Spoiler alert: This is one of the easiest pastas I can think of. So easy, in fact, that I hadn’t even written a recipe for it and wasn’t planning on doing so because it’s almost too easy to even be called a recipe. That is, until I made it for my best friend’s baby shower a year ago (Hi Paige! Read More

Salmon Poke Bowl with Roe and Watercress

Before you make fun of me, I’d just like to warn you that I got a little carried away with the food styling for this one and I feel totally okay about that. Listen, I’m just out here having fun with it. You should try getting a little crazy with food styling too! Except, not for this recipe because it Read More

Roided Out Avocado Toast with Jicama Cabbage Slaw and Shrimp

Avocado Toast with Shrimp

I realize the name of this recipe isn’t exactly conventional but who cares? The recipe is not conventional and you know what? neither am I. Some other names in the running were “Cracked Out Avocado Toast” and “Jacked Up Avocado Toast” but I landed on “Roided Out” because I imagined a little scenario in my head that went like this: Read More

Old Bay Steamed Crabs

Old Bay Steamed Crabs in Virginia

Alert! Summer is not actually over yet. There’s still time to squeeze in some tasty end of summer meals. I say, Have a blue crab feast! It’s the perfect way to send off summer. Growing up, my family would head to Ware Neck, Virginia every summer to spend time at my mom’s family’s cabin on the river. One of my Read More