The Art of the Macaron

No, not coconut macaroons. French maracones, macarons, or if you must, macaroons, are a different delicacy altogether! What no one ever tells you is how precise one has to be to bake these little buggers. Or wait, they totally do. That’s why no one ever brings them to parties (at least the ones I go to…). I…

Pinch of This, Dash of That: How to Cook Casually

For those of you who love measuring cinnamon for your pancakes and require a step-by-step recipe for making a milkshake, this is for you. Type-A’s and perfectionists, I will teach you how to drop those ambitions when cooking or baking. Of course, if you’re attempting your first souffle, by all means, use a recipe. Baking…

Recipe for Fall in a Bowl

This soup just so happens to also be vegan and gluten free (not that you couldn’t mess with that by adding some crackers or chicken pieces…) Ingredients: 2 tbs olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 medium onion, diced 1 large/2lb butternut squash 2 medium carrots 1 gold or russet potato 4 c. vegetable stock…

Black Bean Corn Cakes

Delicious, relatively healthy, and as easy to make as pancakes! I made these for dinner last night, and they heat up nicely on the skillet for lunch! I’ve included the original recipe, and my changes are in parentheses. Ingredients: 1/2 cup cornmeal 3/4 cup flour (or whole wheat flour) 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp…