Red Beet Soup with Mushroom Dumplings // Barszcz Czerwony i Uszka

🎅 LG,BE's 12 Days of Christmas🎅 DAY 9 A common soup made many different ways depending on where you live in Europe. In Polish? we call it BARSZCZ, say it with me guys! Baaaaa-rsh-ch. A very clean soup packed with layers of flavour and featuring a mighty, yet humble veg: beets. Barszcz was another staple [...]

Cioppino (Fisherman’s Stew)

🎅LG,BE's 12 Days of Christmas🎅 DAY 7 This one is for all my seafood lover's out there. A relatively quick stew that can be made within an hour, that doesn't break the bank, but definitely makes you feel like you're dining under some twinkly lights in San Francisco at night. The nice thing is that [...]

Corn, Bacon and Potato Chowder

ONE ORDER OF CHOWDA, COMIN' RIGHT UP!(I really really really miss Boston and can't wait until we can all travel again and fulfill our upset little travel bug hearts) INGREDIENTS 4 - 5 slices of bacon, cut into small chunks**2 tbsp of unsalted butter1 yellow onion, diced**2 cloves of garlic, minced**1/4 cup of flour 1/4 [...]

Roasted Tomato Soup with Crispy Herb Croutons

I'm just going to go out and say it -- if you don't like tomato soup, it's probably because all you've ever had is Campbell's tinny-tasting version of it and that doesn't count in my book, foodie friends. Little did I know that when I chose "fresh" as the theme for this month's blogs and [...]

Spicy+Sweet Pho

Last year, I found myself living with some unconventional roomies; two unbelievably sweet people who took me into their home like a daughter and one adorable furry friend for life. We had the best time learning about one another's lives and we poked fun at each other like family. We also battled frequently in ruuuuthless [...]