Hot dog completos

I was only 20 when BFF and I traveled to Chile together as part of a summer study abroad program between our junior and senior years of college. I wasn’t a picky eater, but I didn’t have a developed palate yet. I hated cilantro, for example, and I wasn’t yet an avocado lover. I hated […]

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Chipotle Aioli

One of the burger joints near us serves their fries and burgers with sides of this most delicious dipping sauce in the universe. Sometimes Ryan and I go just to stock up on tiny plastic containers of the sauce to use all week long on sandwiches and veggies. It’s SO GOOD. I’ve been experimenting with […]

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Steak Salad with Horseradish Dressing

Wanna know how to make salad more enjoyable? ADD STEAK. We’ve been experimenting with Plated, the food delivery service (a separate post to come on that later!). One of the first recipes we received was this one, for a “roast beef-spiced steak salad with horseradish dressing.” I’ve actually already made it myself again since then, […]

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Lamburgers!

Laaaaaaaaammmmm-behr-gehrs. Ryan told me yesterday that the “hamburger” has nothing to do with the word “ham,” that it has something to do with Hamburg, Germany, and if you’re interested, Wikipedia of course has a detailed article on the history of the hamburger. I digress. I had a lot of trouble meal planning this week; I […]

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Kebabs!

It’s kebab season!! Or, as I like to call them, “ke-babs,” pronounced like the nickname for Barbara. KeBABS! I don’t know why they’re so fun to eat but I’m kind of digging the slideeeee off the skewer and into your mouth. Who doesn’t love food served on a stick? I’ve made this recipe twice already […]

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Eggplant Parm with Parsley Pasta

There is already a recipe on LNE for Eggplant Parm—it’s more labor-intensive and it isn’t served with pasta. It is also delicious, but this cheater version I whipped up from Cooking Light the other day is more my jam. Quick, easy, and ridiculously good.   Print Eggplant Parm with Parsley Pasta Author: LNE Prep time:  30 mins […]

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