Well, I'm back....in very very different circumstances. Almost everything has changed since the last time I posted only a month ago. So quickly it's hard to tell when this all began, our world has been turned upside down. An update on my current situation: I had to leave New York, and am now back at … Continue reading Pantry Essentials for the Pandemic
This is the recipe my dad has been waiting for. This is the dish I make entirely too often. This is the dish you should make for someone you want to impress. If you make one thing I post, make this. Then make it again. Then make it again. Just trust me. Vegans get a … Continue reading Miso Buttered Noodles
I like to think of risotto as the love child of two of my favorite carbs: pasta and rice. It's creamy, flavor-packed, and is a perfect reminder of one of the worlds best creations: butter. But it's still......rice. Add miso, smokey chipotle flavor, and butternut squash? Name a single thing that could be better. Since … Continue reading Miso-Chipotle Butternut Squash Risotto
First of all: this is definitely not a quick-and-easy recipe. This is the type of recipe you make when you just. need. to cook. And cook something big. I promise there is no better feeling than making a dough from scratch. You knead it. You watch it rise. It gets the stress out. And then … Continue reading Pizza from Scratch
In case you haven't been able to tell from my recent radio silence, I am back in school. Which also means I am back to being crazy busy. And that's the end of that excuse. I'm still cooking every day, I'm still loving it- I'm just still trying to figure out how to work in … Continue reading 20 Minute ‘Beef’ Tacos
I'm trying to hold myself to a schedule of posting every Sunday. I am. And look, I'm getting better! This is only going up a day late! Let's see if I can actually be on time next week 😉 When I was brainstorming ideas for this pasta series, I thought of this recipe and I … Continue reading Rigatoni with Burst Cherry Tomatoes
Soooo it's been a minute. Sometimes life gets crazy, sometimes you just get caught up in living life. It happens, right? In all the blissful craziness of the past few weeks, I've been making this pasta at an embarrassing frequency. It's so quick and easy, but every time I have it I still feel like … Continue reading Penne all’Arrabbiata
Hi everyone! My name is Christa, and welcome to my (new!) blog about my adventures cooking in a dorm room kitchen. I've always been really into cooking and experimenting in the kitchen, and when I went to college I was certain of one thing: I wanted to do better than dining hall food. From homemade … Continue reading Hey Hi Hello!!