BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Tacos

Tacos are my “single girl” food. You know, the food that you make whenever your partner, kids, or roommates are out of town and you get to sit down and be really honest about what you and only you feel like eating? I never tire of them and am always looking for ways to amp … [Read more…]

What is Jackfruit and How Can You Use It?

Jackfruit is turning up in more grocery aisles and restaurant menus these days. Although I am occasionally skeptical of new food trends, this nutritious, tasty fruit looks like it’s here to stay in my pantry thanks to its versatility and affordable price. Continue reading “What is Jackfruit and How Can You Use It?” »

Recipe: Cucumber Caprese Salad — Recipes from The Kitchn

It’s hard to beat the satisfaction of a midsummer caprese salad. Break out the juiciest tomatoes and the freshest mozzarella and basil, and what you have is pretty much perfection. Can it be improved upon? Absolutely — all you need is a humble cucumber. If you’re anything like me, you basically eat your weight in … [Read more…]

How To Make Zucchini Noodles: 4 Ways — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Our love for “zoodles” — the nickname for noodles made from fresh zucchini — peaks in the summer, when this tender and sweet pasta alternative is just right for no-cook dinners and lighter suppers. If you think zucchini noodles are only for folks with a spiralizer, think again! These noodles can be made with tools … [Read more…]

Recipe: Frijoles de la Olla — The Tex-Mex Slow Cooker

When I was growing up, my mami made a batch of frijoles de la olla every Monday to use in meals all throughout the week. The smell of beans slowly cooking away on the stove reminds me of my childhood. Now, as a mami myself, I make beans every Monday, just like her, but I … [Read more…]

10 Light & Easy Chicken Breast Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

Seeing as chicken breast is one of the most versatile ingredients you can have on hand for dinner, it’s no surprise it’s something we all turn to no matter the season. When it’s warm, however, we like our chicken breast dinners to be a bit lighter and brighter (keeping them easy doesn’t hurt, either!). Here … [Read more…]

10 Ways Use a Pint of Berries This Summer

Blueberries! Strawberries! Raspberries! Just give me ALL the berries! The love for sweet, ripe, juicy berries and other fruits has always been strong in my family — my mom often says that the one thing she could be sure my brother and I would eat when we were kids was the fruit salad. For me, … [Read more…]

Target Is Having a One-Day Sale: Get Each of These Goods for Less than $5 — Prime Time

To compete with Amazon Prime Day, a ton of other online retailers are flexing their virtual muscles with online sales of their own. (See: Beyond Amazon Prime Day: The Best Shopping Deals You Don’t Need a Membership For.) Today, Target announced a major one-day sale. And while some of the big deals aren’t as good … [Read more…]