Posts Tagged: basics

hummus and yam sandwich

Pro snacking for lazy yet well-intentioned students

I’m studying biology right now (well I was until taking a break to write this blog post) and snacking on a delicious hummus and yam sandwich. Truth is I have a better diet when I’m sharing meals with others. When

hummus and yam sandwich

Pro snacking for lazy yet well-intentioned students

I’m studying biology right now (well I was until taking a break to write this blog post) and snacking on a delicious hummus and yam sandwich. Truth is I have a better diet when I’m sharing meals with others. When

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/ Erin

Bethany’s Mom’s Fresh Homemade Rice Noodles/ My Mom’s Healthy Ramen

I pride myself on figuring out how to make all of the foods I like to eat at home.  That said, I maintain a short list of items that I have deemed too difficult to produce at home, and these

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/ Erin

Bethany’s Mom’s Fresh Homemade Rice Noodles/ My Mom’s Healthy Ramen

I pride myself on figuring out how to make all of the foods I like to eat at home.  That said, I maintain a short list of items that I have deemed too difficult to produce at home, and these

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Laying Hens and Herbal Teas

I am working at a farm this summer and fall! This is something I’ve been wanting to do for going on 10 years now, ever since I travelled down the west coast on a bike tour meeting farmers and other

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Laying Hens and Herbal Teas

I am working at a farm this summer and fall! This is something I’ve been wanting to do for going on 10 years now, ever since I travelled down the west coast on a bike tour meeting farmers and other

Four Weird and Delicious Pestos
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/04/24/four-weird-and-delicious-pestos/
/ Erin

Four Weird and Delicious Pestos

I know this is weird, but I don’t make basil pesto.  I make pesto for three reasons. 1.  I have some sad bunch of green something that I did not use in a timely fashion, but cannot stand to throw

Four Weird and Delicious Pestos
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/04/24/four-weird-and-delicious-pestos/
/ Erin

Four Weird and Delicious Pestos

I know this is weird, but I don’t make basil pesto.  I make pesto for three reasons. 1.  I have some sad bunch of green something that I did not use in a timely fashion, but cannot stand to throw

Finally, a good gluten-free pizza crust 
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/04/20/finally-a-good-gluten-free-pizza-crust/
/ Erin

Finally, a good gluten-free pizza crust

Until recently,  I have had a resigned attitude toward making gluten-free pizza crust at home.  The only really good gluten-free pizza’s I had eaten had been made in a wood-fire oven or on a grill and I don’t own either

Finally, a good gluten-free pizza crust 
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/04/20/finally-a-good-gluten-free-pizza-crust/
/ Erin

Finally, a good gluten-free pizza crust

Until recently,  I have had a resigned attitude toward making gluten-free pizza crust at home.  The only really good gluten-free pizza’s I had eaten had been made in a wood-fire oven or on a grill and I don’t own either

Gluten-Free Sourdough Starter
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2012/10/20/the-saga-of-my-gluten-free-sourdough-starter/
/ Erin

The Saga of my Gluten-Free Sourdough Starter

I decided to make a gluten-free starter this summer.  I was compelled to do this because I was determined to make a gluten-free version of my the dark sourdough rye bread that my grandmother used to make (Leib in Estonian).

Gluten-Free Sourdough Starter
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2012/10/20/the-saga-of-my-gluten-free-sourdough-starter/
/ Erin

The Saga of my Gluten-Free Sourdough Starter

I decided to make a gluten-free starter this summer.  I was compelled to do this because I was determined to make a gluten-free version of my the dark sourdough rye bread that my grandmother used to make (Leib in Estonian).

Sweet and Smokey Chipotle Seasoning Paste
/ Erin

Sweet and Smoky Chipotle Seasoning Paste- And a love letter to my Texas friends

Good Mexican food is still not that easy to come by in NYC.  For years, I got around this sad culinary situation by working (and eating) in Texas as least once a year.  Sadly, this summer marks two years without

Sweet and Smokey Chipotle Seasoning Paste
/ Erin

Sweet and Smoky Chipotle Seasoning Paste- And a love letter to my Texas friends

Good Mexican food is still not that easy to come by in NYC.  For years, I got around this sad culinary situation by working (and eating) in Texas as least once a year.  Sadly, this summer marks two years without