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Truffled Mushroom Flatbread | Hello Fresh

Truffled Mushroom Flatbread | Hello Fresh

Mushrooms AGAIN!!! H*ell yeah! I basically love any dish with mushrooms. One look at the pic above and you’re probably wondering what’ the dark brown/black stuff is. Its the mushrooms. The recipe didn’t allow these babies to stay looking pretty for too long….which was quite […]

Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto

I’m so excited to share my first recipe. I haven’t posted a single recipe because I was reviewing others. This time, I found a risotto recipe and I was going to make it exactly how it was prepared and then review it. But I couldn’t. […]

Coconut-Lime Rice with Red Beans and Mango | Thug Kitchen

Coconut-Lime Rice with Red Beans and Mango | Thug Kitchen

I’m thoroughly enjoying trying out recipes from Thug Kitchen, the cookbook. Honestly, I’m not super great at coming up with my own recipes on the fly nor do I like the pressure of it. But I thought this recipe for Coconut-Lime Rice was simple to […]

Whole Wheat Biscuit with Blueberry Sauce & Grits | Thug Kitchen

Whole Wheat Biscuit with Blueberry Sauce & Grits | Thug Kitchen

Real Talk! I’ve been wanting it make homemade biscuits since moving to NOLA but I was way too intimidated to do so. You can probably guess the reason….I’m in NEW ORLEANS, home of the yummy food galore! But I took a leap of faith and […]

Sweet Corn and Jalapeno Baked Flautas | Thug Kitchen

Sweet Corn and Jalapeno Baked Flautas | Thug Kitchen

Photography Credit: Ashlee Harvey Apologies for the wait! I’m so ready to tell you about my experience making flautas. I want to start by saying that I was supposed to use green chile instead of jalapenos. Bath cans were stacked right next to each other […]

Grilled Eggplant with Soba Noodles | Thug Kitchen

Grilled Eggplant with Soba Noodles | Thug Kitchen

  I haven’t made a Japanese-inspired dish is such a long time…or ever maybe. Realizing that I was really nervous to try to make it, especially with an ingredient I have never even purchased before,  which was eggplant. But I didn’t really have much of […]

Pesto Flatbread with Zucchini, Baby Broccoli and Sun Dried Tomatoes | Hello Fresh

Pesto Flatbread with Zucchini, Baby Broccoli and Sun Dried Tomatoes | Hello Fresh

To begin, I was not at all disappointed by the freshness of these ingredients, minus the mozzarella since I wanted this meal to be a close to vegan as possible. With that being said, I was surprised to discover the pesto contained milk. Other than that, […]

One-Pan Mushroom Ravioli Gratin | Hello Fresh

One-Pan Mushroom Ravioli Gratin | Hello Fresh

Let’s start with the ingredients! They were definitely all really fresh and the thyme smelled amazing. I appreciate how Hello Fresh placed the majority of the ingredients of each recipe in their own bag. Besides the ravioli themselves, all I had to do was pick […]

Cooking For Enjoyment

Cooking For Enjoyment

Cooking hasn’t always come naturally to me. But when I dropped the meal plan from my online college profile, that didn’t really matter anymore. I needed to eat something edible and as well tasty. So my determination in the kitchen began my sophomore year of college. […]

Taqueria El Obraje | Food Review

Taqueria El Obraje | Food Review

This Mexican food Truck is the sh*t! It’s incredibly underrated and I don’t understand why there isn’t a line of people down the block waiting for their food. So I only know the prices of their tacos ($2 each) and not anything else, but you […]