It is true that this blog is not really the place for weird food. The point is to make food that you are comfortable with, economically, time-wise, skill-wise, and even emotionally, because we want healthy food to be accessible food. However, I spent part of my summer (away from RealisticChef) in Moldova, a small, Eastern … More Fuerte Fuerte Bine
Recipes for Memorial Day. Believe it or not (I’m actually quite sure you will believe it), I have a notebook where I keep record of our holiday traditions, including meal plans and recipes. My terrible memory plus my ADD equals the need to write everything down. So I pulled out the notes today to plan … More A Perfect Food For Every Holiday
Today’s addition to the takeout series is Thai food. Kevin and I have long bonded over Thai food, even before we were dating. Out of all types of restaurants, it has always been a Thai one that is our favorite/most frequented, first in Indiana, then Detroit, then Durham. And if you happen to have a … More Takeout Series Two
The last two chili recipes in the series, and nothing red or beefy. Whew! We are still on chilies, thanks to some publishing deadlines and the holidays. Yikes. We’ll make this one quick and try to get back on track. (No use to expostulate on new years resolutions here, b/c we are already cooking healthier … More …Seven Chili, More.
A gourmet meal for company that results in three nights of half-made, super simple dinners. Let’s just say it’s getting chilly out and the holidays are fast approaching and you feel like making a special, satisfying meal for your family. Let’s just say I have the answer for you: a dinner that takes time and … More Four Dinners for the Price of One
A recipe for carrot pasta, and all about carrots. There are many, many places to start, but we are going to begin with the humble carrot. Carrots are a great food for our purposes, since they are readily available and affordable. Even organic carrots (which I recommend) are not outside of most of our financial … More Humble Beginnings