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Ok, so it’s kind of embarrassing to admit how obsessed I am with this sandwich. I have honestly made it at least 15 times since I first started toying with the recipe… it’s just that good! Lemon Grass, Allrecipes, Sandwiches, Casual, Kitchen, Food, Cooking, Meals, Cucina

Lemongrass Tofu Banh Mi

Ok, so it’s kind of embarrassing to admit how obsessed I am with this sandwich. I have honestly made it at least 15 times since I first started toying with the recipe… it’s just that good! S…

If you want to blow the pants off your tastebuds without having to try that hard, this recipe is for you. You don’t have to sweat your tits off going wild and crazy in the kitchen to produce a hear… Seafood Soup, Spicy Thai, Allrecipes, Curry, Ethnic Recipes, Casual, Kitchen, Curries, Cooking

Spicy Thai Seafood Soup

If you want to blow the pants off your tastebuds without having to try that hard, this recipe is for you. You don’t have to sweat your tits off going wild and crazy in the kitchen to produce a hear…

Veggie Panini with Jalapeño-Lime Mayo (Vegan) Allrecipes, Lime, Veggies, Vegan, Casual, Kitchen, Food, Lima, Cooking

Veggie Panini with Jalapeño-Lime Mayo (Vegan)

I know… it’s been quite a while since I lasted posted. You miss me! I get it. But trust me: this post is worth the wait. In my last post, I gave a shout out to Sol Food, one of my fave restau…

Camarones a la Criolla con Patacónes (Shrimp with Fried Plantains) Allrecipes, Shrimp, Dishes, Meat, Casual, Kitchen, Food, Shrimp Creole, Cooking

Camarones a la Criolla con Patacónes (Shrimp with Fried Plantains)

Hello, it’s me. Back with another tantalizing flavor explosion. It’s Saturday morning, it’s raining outside, and I’m sitting in bed with a cup of coffee. It’s go time. I made this dish the other da…

Ballin’ in Berlin Berlin, Allrecipes, Casual, Kitchen, Cooking, Kitchens, Random, Cucina, Stove

Ballin’ in Berlin

Ok this is my last Europe post and I promise to keep it brief! To see where else I ate on my Euro vacation, click here. LAST STOP: BERLIN I have just a few mentions for Berlin, which is booming wit…

Tuscan Tastebuds | My Casual Kitchen Allrecipes, Paris Skyline, Casual, Kitchen, Travel, Cooking, Viajes, Trips, Kitchens

Tuscan Tastebuds

Boom! Here’s part deux of my European food extravaganza. (Psst.. click here in case you missed part one). This is a long one (that’s what she said), so let’s dive right into it, s…

) vacation to Europe, where I ate my way through the endlessly long summer days, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees fading into the horizon, cobblesto… Short Vacation, Allrecipes, Barcelona Cathedral, Rome, Casual, Kitchen, Travel, Cooking, Viajes

Italian Indulgences [Download on Rome]

I just returned from a 3-week (too short!!) vacation to Europe, where I ate my way through the endlessly long summer days, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees fading into the horizon, cobblesto…

I rarely eat pasta, to be honest. Don’t get me wrong, I love a carb, but I try not to make a habit of eating pasta too often because let’s get real, it’s mostly empty calories. Kale Pesto, Pesto Pasta, Butternut Squash, Allrecipes, Vegan, Casual, Kitchen, Cooking, Kitchens

Butternut Squash, Kale, & Pesto Pasta (Vegan)

I rarely eat pasta, to be honest. Don’t get me wrong, I love a carb, but I try not to make a habit of eating pasta too often because let’s get real, it’s mostly empty calories. So when I do make a …

It’s officially spring, and you’re baking in the Saturday heat after a long week. What sounds more refreshing than a cucumber and herb-based alcoholic cocktail? Answer: two cucumber and herb-based … Alcoholic Cocktails, Spring Time, Allrecipes, Glass Of Milk, Basil, Cucumber, Herbs, Kitchen, Food

Basil, Cucumber & Ginger Springtime Cocktail

It’s officially spring, and you’re baking in the Saturday heat after a long week. What sounds more refreshing than a cucumber and herb-based alcoholic cocktail? Answer: two cucumber and herb-based …

Remember when I mentioned that I casually made some calamari as an appetizer to my Spicy Thai Seafood Soup? I know what you’re thinking – is frying calamari really that ca… Fried Calamari, Seafood Soup, Spicy Thai, Allrecipes, Fries, Appetizers, Simple, Ethnic Recipes, Casual

Simple Crispy Fried Calamari

Remember when I mentioned that I casually made some calamari as an appetizer to my Spicy Thai Seafood Soup? Well, here are the deets. I know what you’re thinking – is frying calamari really that ca…

I don’t often indulge in mac n cheese, but when I do, I don’t skimp on the cheese. And yea, I added truffle salt. Sue me. Baked Gnocchi, Mac And Cheese, Truffles, Allrecipes, Salt, Pudding, Baking, Casual, Kitchen

Baked Gnocchi Mac and Cheese

I don’t often indulge in mac n cheese, but when I do, I don’t skimp on the cheese. And yea, I added truffle salt. Sue me.

I’ve been asking my aunt for weeks if her chickens have started laying eggs yet this season. I guess she took the hint, because yesterday she came by to drop off a bag full of fresh eggs. Creamy Polenta, Egg And I, Poached Eggs, Allrecipes, Fresh, Ethnic Recipes, Casual, Kitchen, Food

Creamy Polenta and Poached Egg

I’ve been asking my aunt for weeks if her chickens have started laying eggs yet this season. I guess she took the hint, because yesterday she came by to drop off a bag full of fresh eggs. YAAAAAS! …

When I studied abroad in Australia, I lived in student housing, which meant we were packed into the smallest living spaces humanly possible. The “kitchen” consisted of a fridge, microwave, and two … Sweet Potato Tempura, Rice Bowls, Allrecipes, Potatoes, Vegan, Casual, Kitchen, Cooking, Potato

Sweet Potato Tempura Rice Bowl (Vegan)

When I studied abroad in Australia, I lived in student housing, which meant we were packed into the smallest living spaces humanly possible. The “kitchen” consisted of a fridge, microwave, and two …

If a drink has ginger simple syrup in it, my mom and I have always called it a Zanzini. I thought that’s what everyone called them, but apparently we made it up. Seriously, try googling “Zanzini Re… Simple Syrup, Grapefruit, Allrecipes, Tableware, Casual, Kitchen, Dinnerware, Cooking, Dishes

Grapefruit Zanzini

If a drink has ginger simple syrup in it, my mom and I have always called it a Zanzini. I thought that’s what everyone called them, but apparently we made it up. Seriously, try googling “Zanzini Re…

My bff My mom and I love to go out for dinner and drinks, and one of our favorite local spots is the Los Altos Bar & Grill. The menu is always changing, but why they took the tuna burger off th… Tuna Burgers, Bar Grill, Allrecipes, Hamburger, Grilling, Menu, Dinner, Ethnic Recipes, Casual

Ahi Tuna Burgers

My bff My mom and I love to go out for dinner and drinks, and one of our favorite local spots is the Los Altos Bar & Grill. The menu is always changing, but why they took the tuna burger off th…