Bacon & Tomato Chickpea Stew with Pesto (Instant Pot)

Summer has arrived! We’ve been loving 80 degree sunny days, but I haven’t been loving doing anything related to turning on the oven or stove. This recipe is sooo easy and besides soaking the chickpeas overnight, you’re under 30 minutes away from dinner (and most of that is hands off). Feel free to omit the … More Bacon & Tomato Chickpea Stew with Pesto (Instant Pot)

Easy Peanut Noodles

Cook your rice noodles (or rice or other pasta) according to package instructions. Whisk together the sauce ingredients, using a couple tablespoons of warm water to thin slightly. In a large pan, add your oil along with the ginger and garlic and cook over medium heat for 4 minutes. Be careful not to burn. Add … More Easy Peanut Noodles

Easy Homemade Focaccia

I am addicted to watching people bake on their Insta-stories. I especially love the arial-view, no-commentary, maybe some music in the background, Insta-stories. Two of my favorite accounts who do this so soothingly are @zoebakes and @alexandracooks. I’m not kidding when I tell you I could watch them for hours. Alexandra does a lot of bread-making, … More Easy Homemade Focaccia

Baby Bok Choy & Rice Noodle Bowls (with Teriyaki Steak Tips)

  After coming back from a 2 1/2 week trip to Thailand and Myanmar, Andrew and I have found ourselves being much more adventurous in terms of flavors and ingredients that we cook with. Since eating so much good food across the globe, I realized that despite some differences, we all essentially like and eat … More Baby Bok Choy & Rice Noodle Bowls (with Teriyaki Steak Tips)

Burmese Coconut & Chicken Noodle Soup (Ohno Kawkswe)

During a recent vacation in Thailand and Myanmar (i.e. Burma) with my fiancĂ© and two of our best friends, we ate a ton of noodles. We definitely had noodles at LEAST once a day if not more. For instance this delicious Pad See Ew: Like this pad see ew, a lot of Thai noodle dishes we had are those … More Burmese Coconut & Chicken Noodle Soup (Ohno Kawkswe)