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

Thai Crunch Chicken Salad

So, for those of you who are wondering, working 40 hours a week + taking night class + finishing up your masters thesis takes up 99% of your free time. I apologize for not posting in awhile, and sadly I wasn’t able to make this post Oscar-related because I haven’t had time to cook! Sigh. That … 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

Pork, Apple, and Sage Ravioli with Garlic Butter Sauce

You know that saying, when life give you lemons make lemonade? Sounds simple, doesn’t it? Well. I’ve quickly learned that cooking isn’t just about the ingredients and following a recipe. Because if it were, my boyfriend and I would have successfully been able to make homemade ravioli. We have made countless attempts. To be fair, none … Continue reading

Welcome Back Chicken Enchiladas

Good news!! After a crazy summer of traveling, I’m finally ready to get back to blogging – and boy do I have a number of stories and recipes to share with y’all. From France, to road-tripping and hunting for Diners Dive-Ins and Dives restaurants with the boyfriend, to Hong Kong… I’ve had the wonderful experience … Continue reading