Vegan Pho

This is the 20th huge pot of pho I’ve made since September, so I figured it was finally time to give it the attention it so rightfully deserves and demands on the blog. Pho is one of the most addicting and nourishing things I’ve ever come across. If you don’t want to get sick this…

Sunday Quick Post: Rhubarb + Ginger Barbecue Sauce

This should be called a Sunday Rushed Post as I only have a minute to write it up. Happy father’s day to all the papas out there! I made this barbecue sauces, along with a few other varieties, for my boyfriend’s dad. I swear I’m generally not a stereotypical, gender-based gift giver; I know people…

Sunday Quick Post: Jicama Slaw

I first made a version of this Jicama Slaw for last year’s Gato de Mayo (my cat’s birthday) and loved it. Despite loving it and, upon first bite, thinking ‘wow I’m going to make this all the time’, it never became a staple. I just don’t think about jicama often, or even give it a second…

Peach, Plum, Pear Crostata: An Ode to a Favorite Song

The Riverwest Co-Op, a natural food store/cafe just around the corner, randomly had some pretty plums in the other day. As I walked home, plums filling my pockets, I suddenly started humming a song I hadn’t heard in years; one where, for a good portion of a decade, it’d be rare to go a day…

Thai Coconut and Lemongrass Instant Soup

I haven’t posted in a while, but I’ve actually been eating the most exciting food I’ve had in my life the past few weeks. Exciting food is often coupled with good times, which I’ve been having my fair share of as well. After an experience at a restaurant going rapidly downhill and at the sort-of…

Pink Coconut Iced Lemongrass Green Tea

In the summer, for me there are few things more necessary than iced tea. Plentiful iced tea, that is, and the refrigerator is a home for constantly revolving growlers, pitchers and jars filled with various, unlabeled infusions. It’s when my world is viewed through hibiscus-colored lenses.