Crispy Lemon Brussels Sprouts

It’s really hard to make Brussels sprouts look sexy. In case you haven’t noticed I’m very particular about the way food looks on this blog. I tried to make these look as good as they taste, but may not have done them justice. These little guys are tossed in a blend of seasoned olive oil and balsamic vinegar before roasting, allowing them to crisp up and … Continue reading Crispy Lemon Brussels Sprouts

Spiced Pumpkin Soup and Ricotta Crostini

It’s been chilly (by SoCal standards at least), and with everything under the sun turning pumpkin flavored lately, pumpkin soup has been on the brain. I’ve never made anything with pumpkin before, so experimenting with this creamy soup was totally new to me! The soup is basically a coconut milk and pumpkin puree to which I added roasted carrots, onions, garlic, and parsley blended with chicken stock. My coworker gave … Continue reading Spiced Pumpkin Soup and Ricotta Crostini

Crispy Zucchini Fritters

Adulting is hard. Adulting with kids must be exhausting. My parents still drive me crazy from time to time, but they did alright considering babies don’t come with manuals. After dinner last night, we (the boyfriend, roommates, and I) started talking about some of the little harmless but annoying things we got away with as kids. Staying up past bedtime, waking our parents up far too early on weekends, avoiding … Continue reading Crispy Zucchini Fritters