Caramelized Zucchini Pizza

This “sayonara summer” recipe was so delicious, that I ended it up making it twice in one week. The first time was on a Saturday night, feeding some slightly intoxicated friends. I informed them that this was not drunk food, but they persisted and claimed it the best pizza ever. The next morning, upon eating…

Funk Food: Roasted Veg Quinoa Salad

You know what’s freaky? Quinoa. It’s like risotto with creepy tails. The sperm of the small pasta world. I never know what to make of it or what those tails really are. And don’t even get me started on the quinoa from hell, red quinoa. Racism is rampant in the superfood world and I don’t…

Constant Cravings

Just a friendly reminder that Chrissy’s new cookbook is out next week. Did I already buy one? Of course. Should you? Of course? Get ready for a bevvy of new Supermodel-icious cooking experiments. I assume, I’ll end looking just like her with a husband who adores me. Stay tuned.

Ina/Flo’s Bolognese- AKA Flolognese

I’m anxiously awaiting Hurricane Florence in Raleigh, NC, this week and while the forecast keeps changing, the contents of my freezer have not. A pound of ground beef, some canned tomatoes, what’s a girl to do but make Ina Garten’s Bolognese sauce? I came up with this solid life plan when I realize that my…

El Farallon

I’m just back from a long Labor Day weekend in Cabo, one of the most naturally beautiful places that I’ve yet to see. I just love that place. Wish I lived a little more centrally so that it could be my “Miami.” Ya’ know, that 2 hour flight to get away from it all for…

Funk Food: Peachy Keen Pancakes

If you’re a loyal devotee of funk food, you know that you can make pancakes with protein powder. They taste just like the real thing and are like, really healthy. (I’m sure). I finally ran out of my boring old, vanilla protein powder and recently purchased individual packets of cinnamon toast crunch protein powder. Oh…

Stockbridge

One of the dope features of my misplaced hotel was that it was central to an uncentral neighborhood, Stockbridge. It was seriously the cutest and the concierge pointed me to all the hot spots. And doors. so many cute doors. If you don’t like doors, just stop right now. Also, very creepy parks. And subterranean…

Radici

Radici in the Stockbridge neighborhood of Edinburgh was my favorite meal that I’ve had in the city since probably my schmancy, company dinner at Christmas. The concierge at my hotel recommended it as one of his favorite neighborhood gems. His wife is Italian so I had to take the recommendation for my last night on…

Tigerlily

Are you in Edinburgh and totally starving and haven’t eaten literally all day? (Because you can’t afford food in Copenhagen anymore and you had to have a mani (and champs) for lunch). I’m sure this happens all the time and is exactly why Tigerlily instituted their two course menu for 15 GBP. Yes, yes, yes….

The Corner/Cafe 108

After a lackluster (and incredibly expensive) lunch at Relae, I had pretty much given up on any recommended restaurants. I’d just stroll around and take in the city and eat a hot dog or something. On a long trek one day, I passed Cafe 108 and immediately disregarded it because I’d read about it and…

Relæ

Another nod to Noma, Relae was Christian Puglisi’s first restaurant and boasts a Michilen star to boot. It’s supposedly one of the top 50 restaurants in the world and is a bit less forage-y than Noma. This pedigree in a seemingly non-pretentious ambience is what drove me to make Relae my splurge meal of my…

Icelandic Berry Batter (Recipe. Non-sexual).

Ya’ll, a double pint of blueberries on sale at Target right now for $3.49. You HAVE to make this. It’s too cheap not to. This round, I made the regular babe for friends and office and a mini gluten-free version that is so experimental, some might ban it from their berry patch. (Icelandic yogurt was…