Category: Entree

cold spicy peanut noodles

spicy peanut noodles | sweetsaltcrunch.comOh man, the last few weeks have flown by! I could’ve sworn it’s only been a week and a half or so since perfecting the s’mores brownies (btw, make the entire graham cracker crust. Trust me.) It has been crazy getting ready for Europe, packing everything up, and helping my parents with some real estate stuff they’re dealing with.  (more…)

linguini with clams and bacon

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The best things in life are the simple things. Sunshine on a spring day. Lilacs spreading their intoxicating fragrance through the house. Ice cream cones on summer days. A new episode of your favorite TV show. A hot latte with an extra shot (or two) after pulling an all-nighter. Wagging puppy tails and kisses after a long work day. Laughing with your best friends. Linguini with clams. And bacon. (more…)

chili mac

chili mac |

Although I enjoy a fancy, pretty, photogenic meal once in a while, what makes me feel at home is a warm bowl of yum that can feed a bunch of people. Its even better when you can make it all in one pot- those are the best!


spaghetti meat sauce

spaghetti and meat sauce |

As 2014 counts down its last few sunrises, I am happy to end the year with a savory kick. Every time I make chili mac (a recipe for another day), I end up with most of a 28-oz can of crushed tomatoes that I never know what to do with. Which means it ends up likely frozen or left in the fridge and forgotten about. Eek, waste!