Jump to recipe It may not be a coincidence that as I embark on a foodie journey, the majority of the foods I’ve yet to try are pretty healthy. I have eaten like trash for most of my life, after all. One surprising fact about my eating habits, though, is that white rice has alwaysContinue reading “Farro: Am I a healthy eater now?”
It may not be shocking to hear that I’ve enjoyed chicken marsala many times before, but it certainly won’t be shocking to hear that I’ve always picked around the mushrooms. Picky eaters don’t eat dinner without flicking something off the plate, after all. But I decided tonight would be different. That’s why I made NYTContinue reading “We’re talkin shiit(ake) tonight”
A couple months ago, I was at a friend’s house enjoying grilled shishito peppers for the first time. Charred and extra salty, the peppers had just a slight heat and were the perfect, poppable side to burgers. Ever since then, I’ve wanted to remake that side but have yet to come across shishito peppers inContinue reading “Shichimi Togarashi: The Japanese spice that makes green peppers good”
Those who know me know that I’m a big fan of a movie night. Snuggling up on the couch with some snacks and a good movie (or bad action movie—I like those too) is my kind of night. So when I came across “Nooch popcorn” on various food blogs, I was intrigued. I had heardContinue reading “Popcorn: Yeast mode”
Kale chips may be healthy, but are they really good, or just OK? Spoiler alert: they’re just OK. Better than bad!
The PIcky Eater Chronicles is back after a seven-year hiatus. Join me as I attempt to become a foodie by trying new recipes, meals and snacks.