Posts Categorized: Food & Drink

Jars dinnerware

When Matt and I were in Paris, we splurged on a fancy night out at Le Chateaubriand. The food was unreal (in case you’re wondering, the top image is their cheese plate; the bottom image is part of the dessert course, strawberries served with a mix of Indian spices that tasted like anise)—but I couldn’t… Read more »

Roasted carrot and avocado salad

It’s so hot and sticky in the summer, there are so many nights where all I crave is a delicious salad for dinner. Lately, Matt and I have been making variations on this recipe from ABC Kitchen. There’s something so tasty about roasted carrots, avocado, a lot of fresh lemon juice, and a little salt… Read more »

Chef the Movie

Have you seen Chef starring Jon Favreau and Sofia Vergara? For aspiring—or seasoned—foodies, it’s delicious (and inspiring) to watch. Favreau plays Chef Carl Casper, a one-time “best new chef” who loses his culinary creativity (and eventually, his job) while employed in a kitchen whose menu is dictated by a wealthy restaurateur. So, he has to start… Read more »

Book Page: Cooking Up a Business

Have you read the book “Cooking Up a Business“? If not, you should! Written by Rachel Hofstetter—a former food editor for Oprah magazine—it’s full of advice for food lovers with entrepreneurial aspirations and ideas. Rachel herself explains in an interview with I Want Her Job that her book should come with a warning sticker on… Read more »

An apple a day

I’ve never been much of a breakfast person, but lately I’ve been starting the day with a pink lady apple. Have you ever had this type? It is so deliciously sweet and crisp—perfect for spring. It’s also changed my opinion of apples, which, to be honest, I’ve never really craved as a snack. Now, it’s… Read more »