Nov 12, 2011  •  In Food, Guest Posts, Recipes

Guest Post: Peanut Butter Cup Brownies

The following guest post touches on a subject that is dear to my heart. And that, of course, is food.  I currently have both my own mother and my MIL cooking up storms of healthy, post-partum food for me but I can’t deny that I miss having the occasional treat. And these brownies look so […]

Mar 23, 2011  •  In Asian, Food, Personal, Recipes, Web

The 31st Way to Upgrade Your Ramen

Yesterday, the foodie site Serious Eats wrote about the 30+ Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Instant Noodles. And while I certainly wouldn’t call every method “easy” (just reading about the Ramepherd’s Pie gave me a headache), nor did all the modifications actually look that tasty in this blogger’s opinion (Ramacos and Ramac & Cheese look…interesting), I […]

Sep 26, 2010  •  In Art/Design, Food, Home, Photography, Recipes

IKEA: Homemade is Best [Food Photography]

Our favorite Swedish furniture establishment IKEA has just released a cookbook titled “Hembakat är Bäst,” or “Homemade is Best.” Following the company’s minimalist yet fun philosophy and assemble-it-yourself attitude, almost all the photographs in the book are of the finished product’s ingredients. LOVE IT. Not to mention, photographer Carl Kleiner did a heckuva job composing and capturing […]

Jul 28, 2010  •  In Food, Recipes

An Easy Beef & Mushroom Dish

My mother “invented” this dish one night and it has since become one of my favorites to make on lazy summer evenings. The best part? It is so easy that anyone can make it. Ingredients: thinly sliced beef, sukiyaki-style mushrooms (I used king oyster, portobello, shiitake, and enoki mushrooms in this example but feel free to […]