Learning Kitchen: Meal Prep/Planning – Stuffed Peppers

Magneto has a few really solid recipes up his sleeve, and when he breaks them out, it’s usually cause for celebration. Last week, because Rogue was staying with us, he made his super yumtastic stuffed peppers – a first for both Rogue and me, and well within the calorie budget Magneto and I are on. […]

Traveling Circus: Cooking Dinner for Six – Dessert!

Magneto will tell you that I have a wicked sweet tooth, something I got from growing up with a grandmother who baked like a pro, and a dad who loved to indulge. Now that we’re older, my dad and I try to be a little more conscious of the amount of sugar (especially refined sugar) […]

Traveling Circus: Cooking Dinner for Six – Starters

On our final night in Calistoga, we decided to have a home-cooked meal in our adorable little Victorian house. Armed with the wine my parents brought up from Silicon Valley, as well as my dad’s heirloom tomato gazpacho, Magneto and I set about gathering the rest of the ingredients for our blowout feast. We kept […]

Neighborhood Eats: Animal, pt 1

Yes, I am most certainly breaking the Animal post into parts. There was too much food and too much fun to be distilled into one post. My parents came into town for a day this weekend, and we spent a few hours catching up and having a yumtastic brunch at Animal. My parents and I […]

As Seen on Facebook: Breakfast Bread Bowls

We’ve all seen them. They’re ubiquitous. Everyone has at least one friend who reposts those highly addictive, incredibly hypnotic food videos – whether they’re Tasty, Tastemade, Eat This Now, or any number of similar, we see them every day. Tasty’s Breakfast Bread Bowl caught my boyfriend’s eye, so we set to work building our own […]