It’s officially summer, so it’s time for barbecues and potlucks and having your hair constantly smell like charcoal (am I the only one who struggles with that?). In my case, my “grill” is an indoor George Foreman, but hey, that’ll do. Continue reading
Let’s talk about zoodles. Zoodles are like that quirky girl in high school that everyone made fun of until they realized she was super cool and beautiful and they just were looking at her wrong (okay maybe I just described myself?) What I’m saying is, yes, zoodles are weird. Continue reading
I was born in Los Angeles, and we used to go back to visit our family there about once a year. Among other chain restaurants (including In&Out Burger and Jack In The Box), we always had to stop at El Pollo Loco, a popular fast-food chain that specializes in “flame broiled chicken.” Looking back, I’m not sure why this was on the top of our vacation to-do list every time, considering how big of a local food scene Southern California has…
I’m gonna be honest: when I made this recipe, I knew it would be pretty good…when I tasted it, I fell in love. I was eating the leftovers of this dish for lunch in my office kitchen, and someone asked me where I had ordered my Chinese takeout from because it looked legit! That’s when you know you’ve made a good recipe.
Okay, I know what you’re thinking: Melia, are you kidding me? Can you even call it a noodle if it isn’t really a noodle? Why are you doing this to me? Do you shop anywhere other than Trader Joe’s?
There are certain things I consider to be quintessential to adulting, and fancy kitchen utensils and appliances are at the top of the list. I wish I could have a registry without getting married or having a child so people will just buy me all the random kitchen things I don’t need, namely: grapefruit spoons, the pasta attachment for the Kitchen Aid, and reusable chopsticks. Continue reading