Dinnertime: Sweet Potato and Black Bean Quesadillas

One of the things you tell yourself you’ll do in your brand new, off campus apartment is cook. One of the things you actually do in said apartment is make eggs/cereal/yogurt. Not exactly cooking. I needed to step it up and make some real food. I decided to keep it vegetarian, keep it simple, and keep it healthy. With the aid of some pinterest-ing, I … Continue reading Dinnertime: Sweet Potato and Black Bean Quesadillas

Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cake Batter Truffles

Do you surf food porn on pinterest? Gawk at spreads in Food & Wine and Martha Stewart? I have a recipe for you. It’s supremely cute, very customizable, and utterly on trend: Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cake Batter Truffles. They’re a bit of an indie cake pop. Yes they contain cake in a ball with a chocolate coating but there is no baking involved, nor frosting. Basically, … Continue reading Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cake Batter Truffles

Smorgasburg: Your Summer Mission

Are you near New York right now? Even better, are you in it? Well mark your calendar for next saturday because you have a date with the L train or your car. You’re going to smorgaburg. Smorgasburg is a food fair in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, right on the water, full of hipsters. Only here would you find skinny, vegetarian girls in head scarves selling the most … Continue reading Smorgasburg: Your Summer Mission

Zucchini Olive Oil Cake

My family and I belong to a Community Supported Agriculture program in our neighborhood. That means we get a basket of seasonal fruits and vegetables (a share of whatever the farm has produced) every tuesday, May to November. Let me say that I LOVE this program and am always impressed by the quality of produce. Participation, however, can pose some challenges. Several weeks ago we … Continue reading Zucchini Olive Oil Cake