Salmon Cooked in Foil with Roasted Sweet Potatoes

I’ve been wanting to try cooking salmon in foil for the longest time as I’ve heard about how flavorful it can be. Cue my last trip to Marianos where the salmon looked so good, and I decided to bite the bullet! I decided to pair it with my last sweet potato although considering how quickly…

February Fatsmash Edition

Finally, getting a second to update here– I’m super excited at the moment as I was able to squeeze in a quick trip home with interviews to boot, so fingers crossed for the next couple of days! In any case, we’re already midway through February which is crazy, and I realized I needed to update…

Lemony Lentil Soup

So I totally intended to make this a Middle Eastern inspired lentil soup complete with 7 spice and sumac, but unfortunately those ingredients were nowhere to be found in the Loop at least….so I improvised. Luckily, it turned out to be delicious and very easy to make on a weeknight! I served it with naan…

Balsamic roasted Brussels Sprouts

This is just an easy but delicious side dish that I made one night while I was eating some leftovers. I always think of the cartoons when I was a kid and how poor brussels sprouts were demonized. I used to avoid them even though I’d never tried them, and it turns out they are…

Crab Cakes with Lemon Aioli

Phew! Finally done with my first wave of interviews so before its on to the next round of applications and interviews wanted to make sure to update you all on what’s been cooking in my kitchen! Since most crab apparently goes out of season by the end of February, I wanted to make sure to…