Okra is generally seen as slimy and unappetizing unless it’s deep fried or used on a thickener in gumbo, and that’s generally in the south. My mom picked up a package but didn’t know what to do with it so she gave me the honors of dealing with this tricky vegetable. I took on the challenge trying to find a way to eradicate the slime … Continue reading Okra and spring poetry
I have discovered my new favorite snack! And it’s not hard to make a lot of it. Keep this in your fridge and you will never be hungry again! But it is by far best homemade, cause then you can get just the right amount of chunkiness for your liking and the right spice mixture, feel free to play with my spice mixture to make … Continue reading Applesauce
It’s Halloween. October 31. And it is SNOWING! The absolute worst weather for anything but December. Anything before and it’s too soon. Anything after and I am already sick of it. And it isn’t even good snow, it is half rain, freezing and ridiculously cold. No wonder they call it the windy city… but walking the mile and a half home from school was brutal … Continue reading Hallowieners!
I was in California for about a week and a half this summer and while I was there I was eating out everyday, going to these wonderful restaurants with locally farmed meat and vegetables, it was a wonderful experience, but I missed the kitchen and kept thinking about how I could make this at home and how I would change it and I thought up … Continue reading Caprese Skewers
One of the best feelings when cooking is cutting open a ripe avocado to find no spots or blemishes, whats even better is when you open five more that look the same, all of which are also ripe. This is what happened this afternoon. I found a paper bag of tiny avocados in the fruit bowl, I knew they were either ready or overripe. When … Continue reading Guacamole