Instant Pot: Beef Short Ribs with Prunes

29. January 2018 Instant Pot 1
For my second Instant Pot test, I stayed with Melissa Clark’s book and chose one of her beef recipes. To me, getting the Instant Pot was to save time, so I wasn’t about to spend 24 hours marinating the beef ribs like I normally would if I mean to braised them. I stopped by Whole ...

Instant Pot: Chicken Coconut Curry

26. January 2018 Instant Pot 0
I finally fell prey to the most talked about kitchen gadget today: the Instant Pot. God knows that I don’t need any more kitchen-anything, but I received a Williams-Sonoma gift certificate for my birthday and there was nothing else I wanted to spend it on other than something I was curious about but did not ...

Matcha Marble Cake

25. January 2018 Baked Goods + Desserts + Drinks 0
For some reason, I was craving a matcha-flavored bread after I joined the Women’s March’s first anniversary with friends. I knew I’ve tried it before but it wasn’t as spongy as I wanted it to be, so that night, I tried to buy a small tub of plain yogurt in my Harlem neighborhood and refill ...

Farro and White Bean Tomato Soup

22. January 2018 Soups, Stocks + Sauces 0
It’s been almost two years since I’ve updated this site. I’ve been see-sawing about keeping it up again, mainly because of time commitment. In the past 2 years, I’ve learned how to unplug and take more naps, and I’m just not sure if I want to go back to having multiple personal projects again because ...

Spice Turmeric and Lemon BBQ Chicken

13. October 2016 Chicken 0
This is a Jamie Oliver recipe that requires you to spatchcock your chicken, but I decided to keep it whole and do less work. This increases the cooking time in the oven, so I just made sure the chicken fit snugly in my deep cast iron pan so that I could easily transfer it from ...