All posts tagged: almonds
extremely fast orzo with nuts, greens and cherry tomatoes
have i mentioned that i’m a nanny? well it’s true. when i’m at work i have to make lunch FAST SO FAST before the baby wakes up and use as few pots as possible but also make something tasty and filling. i made this orzo the other day and i was really surprised by HOW good it was, considering how thrown together it was. i recommend it.
ICE CREAM CAKE
believe it! strawberry mango almond ice cream cake! this was my first stab at ice cream cake and i think it turned out pretty well, i wanted to make a birthday cake i’d never made and was guessing my way through it. i will warn you that it does take quite a while to make, but it’s not active time. you just have to wait in between layers for it to freeze all the way, so […]
secret dinner photo times
BACKYARD DINNER SET-UP it went well! it’s done! it tasted good! THE FOOD THE MENU -arugula salad with carrot ribbons and toasted almonds -butternut squash risotto -asparagus, green bean sautee with basil and radish -roasted cherry tomatoes -chocolate ice cream with strawberries and cointreau -boozy iced coffees EVERYONE LOOKIN REAL SERIOUS THOR he did nothing to help all night, and didn’t even dry dishes. dishing up the dessert recipes to come! next up is a crazy brunch […]
secret restaurant BRUNCH!
(taken by jess) this week i’ve been planning and getting ready for my first try at a secret restaurant style brunch at my house. somehow it ended up being 17 people and somehow it wasn’t a disaster. I had to borrow several chairs and several forks from several people but it turned out. i’m planning on doing these weekly or bi-weekly and alternating brunch and dinner (if there’s enough of a turn out). THE MENU […]