Looking Back on 2017

I'm not going to lie... 2017 wasn't exactly my favorite year of all time. It was an exhausting year of school/clinical work. The news cycle was like 99.9993457245999% negative. And don't even get me started on our "president." We try to keep it positive around here - so we'll move away from all of that.... Continue Reading →

Hanukkah Feast 2017

Today is the Friday of Hanukkah for 2017.ย We're not Jewish, but always have thought that this blog was a great excuse to cook and sample foods from all of the world's countries, cultures, and religions... Holidays just seem to be the logical place to start. Selim loves Jewish food. He grew up in Cleveland, which... Continue Reading →

Friendsgiving 2017

"The best part of life is when your family become your friends and your friends become your family." I love that "Friendsgiving" is a thing now. I just learned that while obviously friends have been gathering for meals for a long time, "Friendsgiving" became a thing, marked by its entrance into the Urban Dictionary lexicon... Continue Reading →

How To Make Basic Pasta

We're doing our best to keep up with one of our goals on ourย Culinary Bucket List, to never use store-bought pasta again. Obviously, this is a slightly tongue-in-cheek goal; sometimes you just don't have the time to whip up homemade pasta. But, not going to lie, every time we make our own pasta, it just... Continue Reading →

Solar Eclipse 2017

Bad news: I (Ally, to be clear) burned my balsamic reduction, didn't taste it, poured it over our dinner anyway, and ruined a delicious dinner/new blog post ๐Ÿ‘Ž๐Ÿผ Good news: We had the day off to watch the eclipse and got to experience 2 1/2 minutes of totality ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ ๐ŸŒ• ๐ŸŒ” ๐ŸŒ“ ๐ŸŒ’ ๐ŸŒ‘ ๐ŸŒ˜... Continue Reading →

One Year Blog-iversary

Today is the one year anniversary of our very first blog post! Honestly, we're pretty proud of ourselves for keeping it up! People are always asking how we have time to do this with our busy school and clinical schedule - honestly I don't really know. I think the creative outlet has helped us, plus... Continue Reading →

Amy’s Graduation Party

Selim and I have been in Virginia for a great long weekend to celebrate my younger sister's graduation from college. She's the last of our family, youngest of the four siblings, to graduate college. Our day was filled with family & friends, pomp & circumstance, caps & gowns, diplomas & honors... and a college party.... Continue Reading →

DC Trip

Sorry for the lack of recipes this week! We've been in Washington DC for most of the week. But this IS a food blog, so let me show you the prettiest thing I ate recently. Say hello to the Cherry Blossom doughnut fromย Astro Chicken & Doughnuts. This gorgeous creation was on the menu during the... Continue Reading →

Basic Mixed Poultry Stock

We have a very specific Thanksgiving tradition... We like to steal the turkey bones. All of the bones. We gather them all up like little squirrels to take home. Sounds a little weird, but it's the best freebie leftover you can grab! Hide those bones away in your refrigerator until you're ready, and then you... Continue Reading →

How to Make Zoodles

Have you wanted to jump on board the zoodle craze train, but aren't really sure how to make them? Well this is the post for you! Luckily, preparing zoodles is very easy and just requires an extra step or two that you might not anticipate. The key is to draw some of the water out... Continue Reading →

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