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Italian Baked Eggs

Italian Baked Eggs are an easy just-pop-it-in-the-oven type of meal that can be eaten for any meal of the day. INGREDIENTS: (serves 2) 1 cup marinara sauce 2 eggs 1/4 cup milk 1/2 cup gruyere or mozzarella cheese 2 Tbsp freshly grated Parmesan Salt & pepper to taste 1/4 cup basil leaves, chiffonade INSTRUCTIONS: PreheatContinue reading “Italian Baked Eggs”


Basil Macadamia Nut Pesto

I seriously can’t get enough of this Basil Macadamia Nut Pesto. You can eat it in pasta, as a pizza topping, or even alone on a slice of bread! INGREDIENTS 4 cups fresh basil leaves 6 cloves garlic 3/4 cups macadamia nut 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp freshly groundContinue reading “Basil Macadamia Nut Pesto”

Creamy Garlic Salmon

This Creamy Garlic Salmon recipe whips together very quickly, especially if you want a “this-looks-and-tastes-amazing-but-secretly-I-didn’t-put-that-much-effort-into-it” meal. INGREDIENTS 4 salmon fillets, skin off Salt and pepper, to season 2 tsp olive oil 2 Tbs butter 6 cloves garlic, diced 1 yellow onion, diced 1/3 cup dry white wine (optional) 2 Tbsp capers 1.5 cups half andContinue reading “Creamy Garlic Salmon”

Roasted Asparagus

I love asparagus, even though it makes my pee smell. Oops, sorry, TMI? Anyway, you can have delicious Roasted Asparagus with a dash of salt, pepper, and (my favorite) garlic powder. To make Roasted Asparagus: Preheat oven to 375 F. Break off the tough ends of the asparagus. Place the asparagus on a baking sheet,Continue reading “Roasted Asparagus”

Banana Bread

I’m totally fine with buying bananas in bulk because if I don’t eat them in time, I can always make Banana Bread! This recipe makes a moist, delectable, and not too sweet banana bread that’s great for any-time snacking. INGREDIENTS 0.5 cup butter, melted 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1.5 cupsContinue reading “Banana Bread”

Matcha Tiramisu

I seriously cannot get enough of this Matcha Tiramisu dessert because it is easy to make and tastes divine. It tastes even better the next day because the flavors fully soak through and incorporate with each other. This dessert never makes it past day 2 because it’s so delicious, so I don’t really know howContinue reading “Matcha Tiramisu”


I love Lasagna and I could literally eat a whole pan. The best part is it’s very easy to make, especially if you get “no boil” lasagna noodles. INGREDIENTS Ground meat (you can substitute vegetarian options here too) 1 medium onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 14.5-oz can stewed tomatoes, chopped 1 8-oz jarContinue reading “Lasagna”

Honey Marmite Old Fashioned

In an effort to try to use marmite in everything we eat (and drink), Akshay concocted the Honey Marmite Old Fashioned. Surprisingly delicious, the marmite brings added depth to the cocktail flavors. INGREDIENTS: 0.25 tsp Marmite 3 tsp honey 3 tsp water 2 shots of whisky (we used Monkey Shoulder, but anything smooth works) INSTRUCTIONS:Continue reading “Honey Marmite Old Fashioned”

Salmon Cakes

There was a Costco-sized bag of salmon sitting in the freezer for I don’t even know how long. (Andrew has had several roommates over the years – all who have left parting gifts in various parts of the house to be discovered later.) I needed to use them up, so what better way than toContinue reading “Salmon Cakes”

Lemon Curd Filled Cupcakes with Meringue

We have a lemon tree growing in our front yard, and now that it’s getting warmer, we are blessed with more lemons than we know what to do with. Instead of boring lemon bars, I figured we could spruce up your classic cupcake with these Lemon Curd Filled Cupcakes with Meringue. INGREDIENTS Cupcake: (yields 1Continue reading “Lemon Curd Filled Cupcakes with Meringue”

Pizza For Days – 2

When I said pizza for days, I literally meant that I was actually eating pizza for several days. To keep things interesting, we made different pizzas! Check out our Pizza Dough recipe and our other pizza recipes! Barbecue Chicken Pizza: BBQ sauce – Pick your favorite. You can use Sweet Baby Rays, but we alwaysContinue reading “Pizza For Days – 2”

Pizza For Days

If you have pizza dough on hand, or you want to make your own (click here for our Pizza Dough recipe), the hardest part is putting together your toppings. A few of my favorites are listed below. Of note, I highly recommend a baking steel or stone; I got my baking steel off Amazon. It’sContinue reading “Pizza For Days”

Overnight Pizza Dough

We’ve been getting into baking/bread making due to the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order. Homemade Overnight Pizza Dough is amazing because it has such wonderful flavor, and we can make it thin crust (which is how I like it). However, it does take some planning and you have to make it at least the day before youContinue reading “Overnight Pizza Dough”

Gamja Jorim (Korean Sweet Soy-Glazed Potatoes)

Gamja Jorim is one of my favorite banchans to eat with rice. The best part is that it’s so easy to make! Ingredients: 2-3 medium sized potatoes, cut into 0.5 or 0.75 inch cubes (optional to peel or not) 0.5 cup diced onion 2 cloves garlic 2 Tbs soy sauce 1 Tbs sugar 0.5 cupContinue reading “Gamja Jorim (Korean Sweet Soy-Glazed Potatoes)”