Tag Archives: quick and easy

Food Truck Extravaganza | Let’s Talk About Food Fest

I’m always hearing about new food trucks I HAVE to try. Unfortunately, there are close to none where I work in the Back Bay. Thankfully that’s all about to change – I start a new job downtown on Monday!! Until … Continue reading

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Winter Salad | Fennel, Olive and Orange

All winter I’ve been making hot hearty dishes. 2011 thus far has consisted of soup, stew, pasta and potatoes. All the heavyness has started to wear one me, I really needed something light and fresh to balance things out. I … Continue reading

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Portuguese Kale and Chorizo Soup

This soup is easy, cheap and delicious. When my brother made a version of it back in September, I was instantly obsessed. He used diced butternut squash instead of potato, a lot of different vegetable combinations in this soup could … Continue reading

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Ginger Marinated Steak Salad with Jicama

This may have been my most indulgent holiday season yet. Being a foodie around the holidays is dangerous. I think I may have consumed 5x my normal daily calorie intake during the entire month of December. Don’t get me wrong, … Continue reading

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Bleu Cheese Crusted Steak with Red Wine Sauce

This recipe is so deceivingly easy. ‘Crusted’ makes it sound all complicated and time consuming, but it takes less than 30 minutes and requires minimal cooking skill. Added bonus: everyone loves it. (Sorry vegetarians, but even you can see how … Continue reading

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The Asparagus Caprese Creation

I’m being healthy and cheap this week. It’s been an expensive summer. Most fun EVER, but expensive. I finally stepped out of the Twilight Zone a few days ago and thought maybe, just mayyyybe it was time to start saving … Continue reading

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Summer Lunch | Watermelon Salad | Steelhead Trout

This weekend, 4 friends and I ventured to Plum Island on the North Shore to check out our friend Dave’s super-adorable cottage house. By adorable I mean it belongs in Better Homes Magazine or something, it was precious. We spent … Continue reading

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Crunchy French Toast | Sunday NomDay

It’s a beautiful Sunday morning, you just woke up, and you realize… you have NO idea what you want for breakfast. It’s okay, this happens to me always, but today I’m going to tell you what you want: Crunchy French … Continue reading

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Hot & Spicy Garlic Shrimp

Call me crazy, but I prefer my shrimp peeled, deveined and headless. Peeling Shrimp can be such a pain and a mess, especially when the heads are attached, like in Barcelona (See #2 and pic to the left). While the … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken Salad with Spicy Pineapple Dressing

My newest obsession is Cooking Light magazine. It all began a couple months ago when I started spending my days off at my moms house in Milton. You see I live in a AC-less apartment in Boston while she lives in … Continue reading

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