Recipes

Greek Chicken Soup Made Easy

December 1, 2011

This recipe was originally published as part of my food column on Prince of Petworth here. It’s that time of year in DC. Fall is creeping up on us, making it difficult (for us ladies) to completely put away summer clothes and fully transition into our Fall/Winter wear. It’s also the time of year...
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Two for one: My long overdue reviews of Seasonal Pantry & SUNdeVICH

November 30, 2011

It just didn’t feel right to take pictures.  I felt like I needed to preserve the sanctity of these two places, to the extent a food blogger can.  I’m talking about SUNdeVICH and Seasonal Pantry.  Long overdue, I decided to make my initial trek to these two stores, nestled in Shaw in a somewhat...
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Rocco DiSpirito’s Now Eat This!

August 25, 2011

I recently downloaded Rocco DiSpirito’s Now Eat This!  In this cookbook, Rocco takes “150 of America’s favorite comfort foods” and remakes them into dishes that clock in at under 350 calories a piece.  Following each recipe, Rocco provides the calorie and fat content of both the traditional and revamped versions of each dish.  It’s...
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Pork and kimchi dumplings — from scratch

April 4, 2011

My first attempt at making dumplings was a little frustrating.  I made the dumpling dough from scratch. It turned out to be quite difficult to keep it from sticking to my rolling pin unless I used a lot of extra flour to roll out each dumpling wrapper. Regardless, they turned out great! I think...
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