Apps & Oysters: Bivalves on a Budget

I love oysters. Briny, salty, a little weird, and distinctly oceanic, they’re one of my favourite foods in the world. They do carry a certain amount of elegance, which makes sense because as you throw back these beautiful bivalves, you’re basically swallowing $1-4 at a time. It’s so worth it, though! SO worth it. Splitting a dozen (or two…) with a friend or partner is a very special, absurdly delicious … Continue reading Apps & Oysters: Bivalves on a Budget

Penne alla Vodka Because You Deserve It

I don’t really need to do much introduction for this recipe because it’s so good that it speaks for itself. It’s creamy, tomatoey, a little spicy, perfectly simple and very decadent. Just make it, please, ok? It’s honestly better than what you can get at a restaurant for $20 and making it yourself will cost a fraction of the price, and you’ll have so much more of it! Throw … Continue reading Penne alla Vodka Because You Deserve It

Self-Care Special: Cafe Bombón and Tostones

Taking care of yourself is important, and as I’ve learned in the past year, it’s not always easy when you’re also trying to be a functioning adult with paid bills and semi-clean laundry. It’s also not easy to keep your head above water with the barrage of horrible news that bombards us every day (police brutality, inequality, hate crimes, terrible accidents, evil people in power, misogyny, racism, etc … Continue reading Self-Care Special: Cafe Bombón and Tostones