Chilled Cucumber Soup

Summer is in full effect here in So-Cal; with temperatures in the 90’s I’m very hesitant to do any sort of cooking that involves the stove or oven. Chilled soups are new to me, but I can’t remember ever tasting one that was bad on a hot day, so I figured I’d take my chances…

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,…

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,…