Slow-Cooker Carnitas Dinner Party (+ Pickled Onion & Habanero Salsa and Mexican Black Beans)

Hello hello, all you wonderful people! Before we get into the meat of this post (ha, ha), let me take this opportunity to remind you that this month, I am hosting Our Growing Edge, a monthly community challenge and link-up group. The group is collecting some wonderful things this month, and I would love to … Continue reading Slow-Cooker Carnitas Dinner Party (+ Pickled Onion & Habanero Salsa and Mexican Black Beans)

Bold Summer Corn Salad

A lot of the time when I am preparing to make something, I don't plan in advance. I might have an idea of what I am feeling in the moment, but most often (especially when I am lacking inspiration), I walk out of my apartment to one of the neighboring food markets and let the … Continue reading Bold Summer Corn Salad

Spring Fever Carrot Salad

A brief note before I start-- I am experimenting with a new blog layout. If there is anything that you'd like to see but don't, or anything that you particularly enjoy about this new layout, please let me know in the comments below! The other day was one of the first days that truly felt … Continue reading Spring Fever Carrot Salad

Blood Orange Curd and Candied Slices

Do you know what it is like to have an uncontrollable obsession? To have something reign over your thoughts for every moment of your waking existence? For me, this past week, my obsession has been blood oranges. Have you ever had a blood orange? They are the better, more exciting version of the standard citrus. … Continue reading Blood Orange Curd and Candied Slices

Holy Guacamole!

My host mother from my time studying abroad in Argentina loves guacamole. Really. She thinks that it is sing-and-dance worthy and has actually both sung and danced about it. During one of my first weeks at my host family's house, during a dinner where my host family was both exhausted and hitting the wine pretty … Continue reading Holy Guacamole!