Month: March 2011

Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

“Do you want some chocolate chip cookies?” “You mean, like, normal chocolate chip cookies?” “Mmm hmm.” “No weird ingredients?” “Mmm hmm.” “I’ll have some!” That’s pretty much the gist of the conversation one evening on the way home. We were still hungry. I had just […]

Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Chocolate and peanut butter go together like peas and carrots. However, you’re not going to see me making pea cupcakes with carrot frosting [actually don’t put it past me]. There were more ‘Welcome Home!’ treats for Andrew and an excuse for me to eat cake […]

Curried Carrot Soup

I really, really, really, really loved this soup. However, pureed soups don’t keep me full for anything, so I ladeled it over coconut rice. If you like carrot and you like curry then you’ll love this. If you hate either one, I would really advise […]

Creamy Pea Pasta

Note to self: Stop shooting photos in the blue bowls. The coloring is horrible, and my photoshop skillz just aren’t good enough. Side note: Andrew picked up a new 50mm 1.4, which means that when he’s gone it may or may not find a semi-permanent […]

Chocolate Chip Cinnamon Rolls

I think I’m starting to forget what baked goods are like with real milk. I haven’t had anything in so, so long now. Okay, so that is a lie. There was that amazing tiramisu in Seattle at That’s Amore, but I’m pretty sure anything I’ve […]

Cashew “Ricotta” and Spinach Pizza

I’m glad pizza dough recipes usually yield enough dough for two pizzas. Let me set the pathetic scene for you: Girl. Alone in the kitchen. Dog too busy chewing on a bone to notice. Girl peers into the oven. The scent of charcoal blasts her […]