Lemon Bars

A couple of weeks ago, Andrew’s mom made us oatmeal raisin cookies (sidenote, I don’t usually like oatmeal raisin cookies but hers are REALLY good). Anyway, a couple days after we received said cookies, Andrew walked in to the office giggling and said, “My mom is going to think I’m on acid. I never sendContinue reading “Lemon Bars”

Teriyaki Chicken with Pineapple and Mexican Street Corn

We have been spending a good chunk of this quarantine at my aunt and uncle’s house in Port Washington to get out of the city. This weekend, we had such beautiful weather we decided it was time to HIT THE GRILLZ!!!! One of my aunt’s summertime BBQ staples is teriyaki chicken with pineapple and swissContinue reading “Teriyaki Chicken with Pineapple and Mexican Street Corn”

Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are my “famous” chewy chocolate chip cookies. And by famous, I mean that I just use the recipe from the back of the Nestle Tollhouse bag BUT with some extra sugar and vanilla and without using the Nestle Tollhouse chips — GAHHHH I have cuckolded the Tollhouse! I love a sweet treat as muchContinue reading “Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Chicken and Spinach Meatballs with Spaghetti Squash

Andrew’s and my romance with spaghetti squash began during our chili phase of 2018. More to come on that in another post. It’s a great substitute for pasta/rice/etc. and you can do so many things with it! This recipe was born out of a craving for spaghetti squash and figuring out what was left inContinue reading “Chicken and Spinach Meatballs with Spaghetti Squash”

Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole

Guys, I made this one ALL BY MYSELF!!!* *Ok, Nick came in for the alley-oop and mixed the butter/bread crumps to sprinkle on top. But other than that I did this PRETTY MUCH ALL BY MYSELF! This is something I have been eating since I was a little kid so it’s definitely a comfort food.Continue reading “Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole”

Turkey Avocado Burgers

Hey, all you cool cats and kittens! Mariel here! If you’re one of those people who hates the word “moist,” a) I don’t understand you and b) get over it because these are the most deliciously MOIST turkey burgers I’ve ever had and I’m going to talk about it. Seriously, though, what’s your problem withContinue reading “Turkey Avocado Burgers”

Italian Sausage and Asparagus Risotto

Since money is tight, and we’re trying to limit trips to the grocery store, one thing I have been trying to do is maximize my ingredients! Prior to this situation, the few times I actually cooked, I was definitely wasteful with ingredients. I’d use what I needed for the recipe at hand and then theContinue reading “Italian Sausage and Asparagus Risotto”

Avgolemono Soup

Tonight I’m making my signature dish — avgolemono soup! It’s lemony, it’s comforting, and it’s not too hard to make! INGREDIENTS: Olive oil 1 small onion chopped 4 medium carrots chopped 3 large stalks of celery chopped 1 cup arborio rice 6 cups chicken broth (approx. — depends on how thick you want the soup) 2-3 lemons juiced (should be at least 1/2 toContinue reading “Avgolemono Soup”