Posted in February 2011

Toad in a Hole with Onion and Beer Gravy

Toad in a Hole with Onion and Beer Gravy

Isn’t that a strange name for a dish? A Toad in a Hole? Well it’s a traditional british dish of sausages in a batter. Generally it’s considered a pub food, but is also eaten for breakfast too. Usually the sausages are left whole, but I thought it would be easier to eat with bite sized … Continue reading

Risotto Cake with Poached Egg

Risotto Cake with Poached Egg

A risotto cake made of leftover risotto on a bed of spinach and topped with a poached egg. Oh yeah. It was good. Amazing actually. Sometimes I amaze myself. This looks pretty darn fancy. To think less than two years ago I didn’t really eat anything besides your average scrambled eggs and bacon for breakfast … Continue reading

Beer Battered Tofu Bites

Beer Battered Tofu Bites

Tofu and I have always been strangers, bumping into each other occasionally at chinese or japanese restaurants. But I’ve never really had it where it where the dish really featured it or made anything with it. So here’s my first attempt at cooking with tofu- beer battered tofu bites. Part of me feels like I’m … Continue reading

Rack of Lamb with Lemon Risotto

Rack of Lamb with Lemon Risotto

Matt and I had a lovely Valentine’s Day. I started the day with class and since it was raining, he picked me up from school. On the seat were roses!! It was the first time I’ve ever gotten roses so I was super excited. Then we had breakfast at Cafe Coda, which was really such … Continue reading

Breakfast at Cafe Coda in Chico

Breakfast at Cafe Coda in Chico

It was a dreary and rainy morning valentine’s day and that meant I wanted one thing for breakfast- eggs benedict. We decided to try Cafe Coda off of Humboldt Avenue. There were great reviews on yelp and I’ve heard good things about their eggs benedict. Looking at their menu they had a variety of dishes- … Continue reading

Baked Eggs in Sour Cream

Baked Eggs in Sour Cream

Baked eggs. They make life so easy. Just prep them and pop them in the oven. I love that when you’re feeling a little lazy but you still want breakfast. This version is made with sour cream instead of heavy cream. I just never have heavy cream on hand and I just don’t find it … Continue reading

10 Tasty Superbowl Snacks

10 Tasty Superbowl Snacks

To be honest I don’t really care for football too much. But I am always down for a reason to drink, share a bunch of food, and watch some entertaining commercials. So here’s a list of appetizers I thought sounded delicious for the superbowl. Some are healthy, some are not, but they all look tasty! … Continue reading

Sushi: Philly Roll

Sushi: Philly Roll

Sushi! Quite possibly the easiest sushi roll to make at home, the Philly Roll- made with smoked salmon, cream cheese, and green onions (or avocado or cucumber). Since it uses smoked salmon, you don’t have to worry about finding sushi grade fish, which can be difficult. Also, you can find all the ingredients at your … Continue reading