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Chicken Fried Rice - 28

After Casablanca, A Simple Chicken Fried Rice for #WeekdaySupper

Fried rice is my go-to dish whenever I have odds and ends to finish up in the fridge. This chicken fried rice changes it up with Brussels sprouts instead of traditional peas or broccoli, but the recipe can easily be adapted for whatever veggies and protein you have on hand. Using up leftovers and weekday supper, it’s a win-win! Using up the perishable foods in... read more →
Creamy cheese Cauliflower and sausage

Creamy, Cheesy, Cauliflower & Sausage Casserole #SundaySupper

I’m the first to admit that casseroles are not my strength. I didn’t grow up eating casseroles because my mom’s cooking is grounded in Taiwanese techniques and flavors. Because casseroles don’t really bring back childhood memories, they don’t pop into my mind when I’m looking for new recipes. But, I do love the idea of casseroles, especially in the winter when the warmth of the... read more →
Moroccan Bessara

Moroccan Bessara Soup #WeekdaySupper

It’s eating in instead’s blogiversary! Three years! I’ve done a little growing up since my first post in 2012. Even with the celebration of eating in instead’s 3rd blogiversary, all of the over-eating and over-drinking in the last two months has me ready to get back to normal food. It’s not just Thanksgiving and the ramp up to Christmas that’s gotten to me; Omar and I celebrate our... read more →

So long 2014…

  2014 was a mixed bag and I’m ready for 2015.  But, before we launch into a new year with new resolutions, new recipes, and new adventures; in the spirit of reflection, I took some time today to consider 2014. I started the year with a beginner’s photography class with Sam D’Amico in Washington, DC. I think this could be the best thing I did for... read more →
Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

My cure for cold feet: Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

The excitement. The planning. The listmaking. The mental nagging. The denial. The guilt. The excitement. The denial. You know that feeling? When you have something big and important to do, something you might even be excited about, but then for some reason, you just can’t bring yourself to actually do it? So you ignore it. As if it’s going just magically complete itself…Well, that’s the... read more →