Empanadas

I have a confession for you.  I’ve never actually had an empanada.  It seems like something I’d love, right?  Delicious goodies baked in a pocket of love and bread.  It’s right up my alley!  Somehow, I just never had one.

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Tomato Gorgonzola Soup

Until recently, I didn’t really like soup.  Something about drinking food with chunks in it seemed really weird to me.  That was until I went to this small soup shop in Tacoma, Washington called Infinite Soups.  I had a tomato gorgonzola soup, and it was amazing.  

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Mac and Cheese

My boyfriend is away this week house sitting for some friends. Normally when he’s gone for an evening working at the hospital or out with friends, I like the time to catch up on my girly shows and eat whatever I want. But a whole week?! We’ve done long distance before (1 1/2 years total between study abroad and school schedules not matching up), but it’s never fun. When I was deciding what to make this week for dinner,

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My First Time Making Sushi

Have you ever wanted to make sushi, but didn’t because it seemed too intimidating? That was me for a while. As it turns out, it’s not scary. Since I’ve been cooking more, I feel like I’ve been getting better at it and I’m more confident.

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Heart Shaped Sushi

Valentine’s Day is coming up!  Lots of people celebrate by going out to a fancy dinner, but some people prefer to celebrate by making something special for their loved ones.  If you’re looking for a fun idea that will make anyone happy, look no further.

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Spicy Blackened Tilapia

I’m trying to be adventurous. I’m a fairly picky eater and I tend to stay away from meats and fish, but I’ve been trying to branch out. When my boyfriend orders meat or seafood at a restaurant, I’ll try a bite. It’s a big step for me. Usually I’m not a huge fan of what he orders, but most things are not as bad as I remember them being.

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Pita (also spelled Pitta)

This post is part 2 in a series leading up to the greatest stuffed pita of all time. The first recipe was piquillo pepper hummus and the last is stuffed pita. This hummus is amazingly and so simple. If you have time to make these, you have time to make the hummus. You really need to try it.

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Chinese Steamed Buns

I first tried Shinese steamed buns when a vegan friend prepared an elaborate dinner for a little party.  They were delicious.  Whenever I try to find Chinese steamed buns like her’s, they ALWAYS have pork in them.  That’s when I took matters into my own hands.

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Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

I love pizza. I think that pretty much everyone loves pizza. The major problem with pizza is that it’s too delicious and has about a zillion calories. I tried to create a pizza dough that you can use with any toppings that’s healthier than a frozen pizza or take out but just as yummy.

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Cheese Fondue

 I immediately started imagining all the tasty things I would make to go with pretzels, and that really only included on thing.  Cheese fondue.

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