Chestnuts are Here!

It took a while for chestnuts to start appearing in stores this season, and boy was I getting antsy. I never got to take any chestnuts from the tree I found because they didn’t look good. My mom found some chestnuts at her farmers market and mailed them to me, and they were some of the best I’ve ever had. But I gobbled them up before I could take pictures of them. Here are some I bought at Trader Joe’s, … Continue reading

Aromatic Roasted Chicken

This roasted chicken is cooked in coconut milk. At first, it doesn’t sound good at all. But don’t be fooled- it’s delicious! We scarfed it down so quickly! The chicken has a very aromatic, balanced flavor that is both subtle and complex. You will just be able to detect all of the ingredients you add to this chicken, and I know you will like it. To make this chicken, preheat your oven to 375°F with your pot inside the oven. … Continue reading

Julia Child’s Boeuf Bourguignon

Boeuf bourguignon is one homey dish. Eating it makes me want to cuddle and hibernate. It’s a good feeling. Boeuf bourguignon is cooked at a relatively low temperature for a long time until the meat literally falls apart at a fork’s first touch and the carrots soak up the dish’s savory flavors like orange sponges. The tastes and textures in this one-pot meal will leave you begging for another bite. You definitely want to make this stew. To do so, … Continue reading