Category Archives: Cuisine

Bahn Mi Sandwich

Bahn Mi Sandwich

Nathan got a Bánh mì sandwich for lunch in DC last week and it was just ‘meh’…so of course we were challenged to make our own awesome version at home! Before making this Bánh mì sandwich, I thought that the sandwich was strictly a Vietnamese recipe. However, the recipe is actually a fusion of FrenchContinue Reading

Biscuits and Gravy

Biscuits and Gravy

I had never tried biscuits and gravy before meeting Nathan and visiting his family in southwest Virginia. He grew up only four hours south of me, but Roanoke, VA is far enough south that biscuits and gravy were a regular part of his childhood. My first biscuits and gravy experience was an amazing one becauseContinue Reading

Salmon Burger

Salmon Burger

I’m going to make a very controversial statement…this salmon burger is better than some of the best beef burgers I’ve ever tasted. In fact, I would choose this burger over a beef burger any day. It’s seriously that juicy and flavorful. It’s kind of no wonder that it has so much flavor because it’s seasonedContinue Reading

Fried Avocado Tacos

Fried Avocado Tacos

This might sound bad, but this is a recipe that pleasantly surprised us. Because let’s be honest…fried avocados could either be really good or really bad and we didn’t know what to expect. However, after seeing some recipes here and there for fried avocados I knew we had to give them a try and whatContinue Reading

Chocolate Macarons

Chocolate Macarons

I love baking…but French Macarons have always been on my list of ‘recipes that intimidate me and will probably fail.’ However, Nathan has more faith in my baking prowess than I do and encouraged us to take on the challenge despite my numerous acclamations throughout the process that the cookies would crack, fall, and/or flattenContinue Reading