Homemade Pici Pasta with Red Sauce

When we were in the Tuscany region of Italy a few weeks ago, I made it my mission to try Pici pasta dishes whenever I saw them on a menu. This is not a pasta dish that one can find easily in the U.S. Pici pasta is like spaghetti, but pencil-thick and perfect for hearty…

Weekly Meal Prep and #Wastefree Kitchen Goals

For a while there, Mr. Foodie and I fell off the weekly meal prep bandwagon thanks to my new job. But after weeks of winging it, we’ve decided that meal prep is not only a key to health, but a key to domestic bliss. If you care at all about your diet, your finances, your…

Lunch for My Honey: Easy Homemade Green Curry Chicken

I used to think that lunch should very rarely be a hot meal. Even when dining out for lunch, I would pick a cold sandwich or salad, maybe going so far as to order/reheat soup with the occasional “splurge” for a hot lunch at, say, a Thai food place (because I can never pass up…

Easy Summer Dinner for #MeatlessMondays

Necessity truly is the mother of invention. You may recall that Mr. Foodie and I were without A/C for the first full month of summer weather. At several points it reached a balmy 89 degrees in our living room. This forced us to get creative with meal planning as we wanted to avoid cooking for…

A Real Dream and Faux Focaccia

I’ve always dreamed of┬ábeing the kind of person who can toss off a batch of fresh bread like it was nothing. It always seemed a kind of herculean feat to make your own bread. So much time, so much could go wrong, etc. Then the questioner in me was always like “I want to be…