Category: eating

Spring Tabouleh

We have a lot of fun taking pictures of food. Whenever we make something we particularly like the look of, we have this strange drive to immortalize it… Here’s some Spring Tabouleh from 101 Cookbooks:

You can find the recipe right here! (Note: we used whole wheat cous cous instead of bulgur [...]

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Napoleon Cake, Russian-style

This past Saturday, Thomas turned 26, and in the tradition of our birthdays together, I made a rather elaborate cake.
I think this tradition has emerged partly because we don’t really know enough people out here to scrape together a party – in any case certainly not enough people who also know each [...]

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Although we don’t have a backyard, we do try to maintain our apartment-sized gardening efforts.  These efforts are characterized more by enthusiasm (and certainly the best of intentions) than actual skill; but in any case, our apartment is home to a collection of pots and greenery, which we tend with moderate [...]

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Easy Mushroom Swiss Soufflés

Since we spent Valentine’s Day filling a panel van with shelving, these cute little soufflés we made the following night.  They were well worth the wait, and doubly exciting because we got to use our new Emile Henry lion head soup bowls.  Technically I think they’re ideal for French onion soup, but [...]

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Fighting colds au naturel

Ending our Christmas vacation and starting the New Year with a crappy couple of colds was our rotten luck this past week.  If you’re like Thomas, any kind of pill is an absolute last resort.  He prefers to tough out his illnesses without the aid of pain killers and decongestants.  However, [...]

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