Vichyssoise (Leek and Potato Soup)

I LOVE this soup. But I do love most things creamy, so that doesn’t really say much. While this soup is creamy, it is also very refreshing with the pureed leeks and potatoes. Creamy vegetables = Deeelish. Ingredients: 4 leeks or onions 4 tbsp butter Salt White pepper 4 medium potatoes, peeled and diced 6 … Continue reading

Tomato and Cheese Tortellini Soup

This soup is so easy to make and hits the spot when I’m craving soup or pasta. I would say this takes only about 20 minutes prep time. Enjoy!   Ingredients:19 oz package cheese tortellini (I used frozen)1 tbsp olive oil1 medium white onion, diced1 tsp minced garlic14.5 oz can diced tomatoes2 15 oz cans … Continue reading

Weeknight Chicken Enchiladas

I just love how quick and simple this recipe is for a college student! No fuss to deal with spices or measuring amounts, just throw it all together and push it in the oven. I really enjoy coming home from class and sitting down to a meal less than an hour later. This recipe isn’t … Continue reading

Cheesy-Garlic Meatballs

Hello! I am back, which I hope I can sustain after typing that phrase. I am back at school after a long summer spent in sunny California interning with Frito-Lay PepsiCo. T’was fun but I’m happy to be back in school, just not so happy being unemployed! Boo. Due to my lack of employment, I … Continue reading

Banana Cake/Bread

Banana Cake, or Banana Bread. There’s no right or wrong way of saying it.  I guess it just depends on which type of pan you bake it in.  A cake pan or a loaf pan?  That’s up to you! I’ve tried many a banana cake.  I have found that I don’t like it too (artificially) … Continue reading

Better than Red Lobster – Shrimp Scampi

I like the idea of Red Lobster, but for some reason it doesn’t always live up to my expectations and I tend to leave a little unsatisfied.  The food seems too greasy no matter what I order, and the shrimp – I always get shrimp – seems too small and there’s not enough of it!  … Continue reading