Propagating BASIL from cuttings

Do not worry, I’ve done this before which kinda of makes me a pro, right? I bought the basil plant in the first photo below (it was much-much smaller) from a grocery store in April. I used some of it during that month, but not too much because I really liked the way it looked…

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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

I baked this banana bread for a friend. Honestly, it was for a friend, but as I am preparing this blog post, I really wish I made one for myself as well. No worries, I still have half a bucket of candies from Halloween. You can find an older recipe for  chocolate marbled banana bread…

Roasted Chicken with Fennel

From the category: recipes for lazy people, like  myself. It really is one of my favorite things to cook because it only takes 10 minutes to prepare everything and shove it into the oven. You can go about your business as long as you remember to remove the lid of the pan and let the…

Stuffed Peppers

Hello, hello! I am actually doing this! Look at me, I am posting a recipe! Also, I am trying to learn to take decent pictures and to write decent looking recipes… I also need some decent intros to my posts (mental note). Ok, so today we are cooking stuffed peppers. Why? Because I haven’t had…

Turnip Greens with Wild Rice and Chorizo

  I don’t have a story for this one because I never cooked turnip greens before. It just happened to be one of those days when I buy something out of impulse.. like a bundle of turnip greens from the local Asian store because who knows when you’re gonna them. I was impressed really, I…

Risotto is King!

  Summer is over, as far as I’m concerned. I’m back to my small kitchen, my pots and pans and my daily routine. It’s never easy coming back here after spending summer with family and friends. The first couple of months are a little sour and all we talk about is what we’ll do next…