good food + awesome travel & occasional odd bits

Month: October 2011

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

  Whoa! We already got so many trick-or-treaters and are already out of candy. Boo on us. Last year we ended up with tons of candy and hardly anybody to take it off our hands. We’re going to have to be the house that turns […]

Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp Tacos

I could eat tacos any time of day. I have enjoyed them in the morning with potato filling, for lunch with tofu and chorizo, andat dinner with carne asada. As you can see, tacos are so versatile and the flavor combinations are endless. You can […]

Gougères

Gougères

Hey hey Happy Monday! If that sounds way too enthusiastic for a Monday, it really is. I didn’t wake up all bright and happy. No, no I didn’t. It went more like the inner voice of dread, “now what day is it? what is this hideous noise disturbing my slumber? i could think of at least 10 things i’d rather do today and none of them begin with getting out of bed NOW…”  Yeah. Just like that. But really, I am excited to share this fantastic gougeres recipe from here.

 

Golden puffs of cheesy goodness. They make the whole house smell delicious and they make you hungry even if you aren’t. That’s not a problem for me since I’m always hungry and looking for something to munch on while sipping a glass of wine.

 

Cheers to no more Mondays this week!

Happy Friday {dark chocolate candy bars}

Happy Friday {dark chocolate candy bars}

  It’s been another long week and I’m really looking forward to the weekend. As Halloween approaches, I’m also eating so much more candy than usual. It doesn’t help that there is a bowl of miniature chocolates and a jar of M&M’s handy and within […]

Long Beans in Black Bean Sauce

Long Beans in Black Bean Sauce

I like to eat a late dinner. Problem is, a late dinner turns into late dessert and ultimately, a late night. Not so good for having to wake up early the next morning. What can I say, some things taste far better later at night. […]

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