So I made a modified pasta carbonara for dinner tonight! For those of you like me that aren't actually sure what is in a pasta carbonara, it appears to usually be spaghetti, egg yolks, cheese and pancetta. I followed Genaro's Classic Spaghetti Carbonara recipe from http://www.jamieoliver.com with a few twists based on what I had in … Continue reading Pasta Carbonara with a Twist
I tried Eggs Benedict for the first time! So I wasn't quite sure what it was when I ordered it for brunch while I was in Paris for my test but it seemed to be the most popular thing on the brunch menu at this place called Eggs&Co that was recommended to me by a … Continue reading Eggs Benedict for the first time!
So I tried this new recipe a couple weeks ago for dinner! It is a baked honey garlic chicken dish and there sure is a lot of honey in it. Basically I took the chicken and cut it up into small pieces about 1 inch each and then covered them with egg and breadcrumbs and then … Continue reading Baked Honey Garlic Chicken
This past month I have been studying like crazy for the Series 65 which is the Uniform Investment Adviser Law Exam. This has been really interesting in its own way for figuring out what to eat from the new foods I have tried. I felt like it was a balancing act between a couple different things: … Continue reading What should I eat while studying?
What can I make with ground beef? So I had ground beef and had to figure out what to make for dinner. The two things I have tried so far are a hamburger and tacos but I wanted to try something a little different so I wound up with a ground beef sandwich with caramelized … Continue reading Ground Beef Sandwich with Onions and Cheese
"What should I eat for dinner?" How many of you have also asked yourself this question a million times? Up until now I never had to think about it that much because I pretty much always ate the same thing for dinner. Now I am challenging myself with figuring out how to incorporate some of the … Continue reading Chicken with Peppers and Onions
So I am really starting to get the hang of this whole cooking thing! I am trying to still incorporate some of the things I have tried into my diet and so for dinner tonight I made chicken cutlets and pan fried asparagus. They both turned out quite good. The chicken cutlets are crunchy … Continue reading Chicken Cutlets and Pan Fried Asparagus
So I bought this little frozen food shrimp meal from Picard and have been hesitant to try it because I was nervous about the shrimps but I tried it anyway. So I am not really sure if they cooked the way they were supposed to. They seem pretty pink on the bottom side of them … Continue reading Shrimp with Sauce and Vegetables
For my last day in Budapest I was again able to try even more food! So for breakfast I had more of those delicious little pogacsa cheese pastries! Yum! Then for lunch we went to this great restaurant and I tried ordering the grilled chicken with cheese covered cauliflower. So this was interesting the cheese was good … Continue reading Grilled Chicken & Cheesy Cauliflower and KFC in Budapest!
Here my picky eating adventures in Budapest continued! I had these delicious little cheese pastries called Pogacsa and they are a perfect little snack, so yummy! They are really light and fluffy and you can have them with cheese on top or there are some with different types of cheese in the middle and they … Continue reading Cheese Pastries, Sausage & Potato, Hazelnut Cake and Hummus in Budapest!