Creamy Thai Peanut and Carrot Soup with Basil {Dumbo}

{Dumbo} Clocking in at just 64 minutes, “Dumbo” (1941) is one of the shortest Disney films out there, but it is also one of the greatest. For those of you who haven’t seen this heartwarming Disney classic, “Dumbo” begins when the stork delivers a baby elephant to Mrs. Jumbo, veteran of the circus, but the newborn is … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Loaded Baked Potato Soup {Foxcatcher}

{Foxcatcher} Words can’t express how excited I am that “Foxcatcher” has been getting Oscar attention this year. It was one of the many films that I saw when I went to the Cannes Film Festival this summer, and it was one of my favorites. Based on true events, “Foxcatcher” tells the dark and fascinating story of the unlikely and ultimately … Continue reading

Homemade Gnocchi with Italian Sausage

If you’ve read any of my previous blog posts, you are probably asking why the hell I’m attempting any type of homemade pasta again. It defeats me every time, and yet I keep coming back for more. Not this time my friends, not this time. Thanks to the wonderful Gordon Ramsay cookbook my aunt and … Continue reading

Mom’s Sugar Cookies

In honor of the fact that I’ll be going home next weekend to spend some much needed time with my Mommy and Daddy and corgi, I thought I’d post my Mom’s amazing sugar cookie recipe! Beware, these are incredibly addictive and delicious! And also messy… Read: Your kitchen will be covered in sugar and flour. … Continue reading

Crunchy Cabbage Salad with Peanut Dressing

…or as I’ve started calling it, the Boyfriend Salad. I’m no master, but I think it’s safe to assume that guys across the globe would happily choose a cheeseburger over a salad (andddd maybe most of the girls out there too, myself included). However! I seem to have found a loophole…and it’s basically salad dressing … Continue reading

Auntie Anne’s Copycat Pretzels

The month before Christmas Parker and I spent an unhealthy amount of time at the mall. Buying presents for person X, exchanging something for person Y, trying out a new restaurant… We were there 4 or 5 times in 2 weeks. And if you’ve ever been to Northpark Mall around Christmas time… You know that’s … Continue reading