Recipe: Seafood Boil

Seafood boil is one of my favorite ways I like seafood to be prepared, especially for its spice and punch of flavor, but it can get expensive when dining out. I wanted to share an easy recipe for those of you who are looking to DIY at home.

How You Can Reduce Food Waste this Holiday Season

Approximately 1.3 billion tons of food ($1 trillion worth) is wasted in the US per year. There is a collective effort among sectors to tackle #foodwaste, from the organizational, community, to state and country levels.

What can we as individuals do to tackle food waste this holiday season? Read more to find out.

Visiting a Family-Owned Farm

By visiting family-owned farms like Two Lazy Farmers in NJ, you can tackle food waste by giving some love and purchasing "ugly" foods, and supporting local farmers in your neighborhood!

Recipe: Vegetarian Dumplings

Hope everyone in the Northeast US stayed safe from the bomb cyclone this past week! Those of us in NYC experienced heavy winds and snow, and temperatures that felt like it was below 0 degrees Fahrenheit 😦 These record cold temperatures and extreme weather events we've been seeing over the course of 2017 are likely … Continue reading Recipe: Vegetarian Dumplings

Recipe: Candied Bacon

When you're home for the holidays, it's the perfect time to prepare something delicious with your loved ones. This weekend, my mom taught me how she makes candied bacon with just three ingredients! Fair warning though, it can be quite sweet, so ration your sugar intake for the day or week if you're gonna be … Continue reading Recipe: Candied Bacon

5 Traditional Khmer Dishes to Try in Cambodia

If you ever travel to Cambodia, make sure to try these traditional Khmer dishes!

Recipe: Dry-cooked Noodle Soup

Despite the consistent 90+ degree weather in Agua Caliente, I was never able to give up my love for soup! My host sister prepared this really simple noodle soup and it only took 3 ingredients: onion, tomato, and pasta noodles!     Here's what you'll need: 1 onion 2-3 tomatoes, depending how tomatoey you want … Continue reading Recipe: Dry-cooked Noodle Soup

Recipe: Quinoa Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing (Vegetarian/Vegan)

Try out this vegetarian quinoa salad with delicious honey mustard dressing for a light meal that's packed with nutritious goodness!

Recipe: Aguachile

Looking for a refreshing merienda (snack) for a hot, summer day? Look no further, as aguachile is all you'll ever need (aside from the obvious choices of fresh fruit!) A traditional Mexican dish, aguachile is made up of shrimp marinated in lime juice, cucumbers, onions, and something spicy! Ingredients // Ingredientes: fresh shrimp // camarones … Continue reading Recipe: Aguachile

Recipe: Sope (Savory Mexican “Pancakes”)

I promised to introduce more Mexican recipes, so here's another one! Here is a recipe to make sope, which I can best define it as a small savory Mexican pancake made with masa (dough). You can put toppings on each sope, and from my understanding, these are always savory! I visited one of my participants … Continue reading Recipe: Sope (Savory Mexican “Pancakes”)