Thanksgiving is such a wonderful food holiday. There is the obvious meal day of, but my favorite part is getting creative with the leftovers! I get started right away with breakfast the next morning.
A couple weeks ago a few wonderful fellow home cooks that I recently met through Umi Kitchen and I decided to have a potluck brunch together that happened to fall on Valentine's Day weekend. I immediately got excited because, well, who the hell wouldn't?!
I knew straight away that I wanted egg cups to be my contribution. After all they are delicious, beautiful, and easy to transport.
Happy New Year! Can you believe it is 2016?! Sounds so futuristic. I can't believe another holiday season has come and gone. I got all sorts of goodies for Christmas! All new pots and pans, some cookbooks, a slow cooker...some life-changing (at least in the kitchen) stuff. Hope Santa was just as nice to all of you!
I'm always reminded when my family gets together of how much I love deviled eggs. My Poppop makes them every holiday/birthday/graduation/whatever reason for a gathering and I'm pretty sure those (and my Grandma's scrambled eggs) are where my love for eggs started. He usually tops his with classic black olives, green olives with pimento, dill, and/or paprika. Given my taste for briny foods, my version includes kalamata olives and capers.
Man, October has been an insanely busy month for me! So much excitement and catching up with old friends. Unfortunately it hasn't given me much time to cook, let alone blog. But luckily it has given me lots of time to come up with new ideas for dishes you'll love! And I finally have the time to share with you once more.
Like this morning - not only did I use leftovers from dinner yesterday (which I love to do) but it created an amazing fall morning meal. It's easy enough to do on a weekday before work or school and indulgent enough to want on the weekend.
When I was a teenager and even into my early twenties I had no problem rolling out of bed and going wherever I needed to be (whether it was school or work) with no breakfast. That extra sleep was more important to me! Now my priorities have changed - if I don't eat breakfast at home I absolutely need to at least grab something on the go.
Buying food on the go can get pretty costly, not to mention may not always be the healthiest thing. So I'm taking "on-the-go" into my own hands. And I'm starting with these ham and spinach egg cups!
I'm Ali! Living it up in Brooklyn. I love cooking, baking, crafting, crocheting - you name it! Most of what I cook is healthy for you (and equally delicious) with the occasional "not-healthy" meal (but so worth it). My passion truly lies with inspiring others not only to cook at home but to try new foods in the process!