Category Archives: Yum: Food and Recipes

Yum: Buttery Beet Pasta with Warm Spices


You guys. I’m kinda proud of this one. I tried something weird and new and it actually worked! Deliciously! See more about this unusually spiced, comforting dish after the jump! Continue reading


Yum: One-Pot Chicken Thighs with Rice, Tomatoes and Greens


I’ve always preferred legs to breasts – on chickens, of course ūüėČ ¬† Bone-in chicken thighs especially have¬†so much more character (a.k.a. fat) than chicken breasts. And the price! You just can’t beat it, especially when it’s on sale.


That’s like 50 cents per thigh! Wowza. With the help of some bright, fresh ingredients, these chicken thighs make¬†a meal that’s balanced, satisfying and deeply flavorful – and you only need to dirty¬†one pot! See how after the jump.

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Yum: Almost-No-Bake Berries & Cream Cheese Pie


Summer berries are here, huzzah! To celebrate, I was going to make¬†a typical fruit tart with cream cheese filling. But then I remembered this wonderful berry pie recipe from Cooks Illustrated¬†and decided to combine the two. It takes some time to put together, but if you like berries and the tangy richness¬†of cream cheese, this pie’s¬†for you!

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Yum: Vietnamese Summer Roll Party

Ever notice that¬†customizing your food makes it taste better? There’s something about being involved in the process and making choices for¬†yourself… it’s no wonder places like Chipotle and Yogurtland are doing gangbusters. So why not use this basic human psychology for your next lunch party? After the jump, see how to put together a Vietnamese Summer Roll spread so people can make their own, maybe learn something new and definitely have a blast!

Summer Rolls / FuzzyCloudDesigns

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