What do you call a fake noodle? An im-pasta!

Noodles and pasta are probably some of the cheapest things out there to buy, but at the end of the semester when resources and energy are running low, you gotta know how to spice up your noodles so you don’t get tired of ramen on the fourth day in a row!  Now I know the…

Egg-cited About Breakfast!

Waking up in the morning can be rough sometimes, but when you realize that you can make restaurant-style breakfasts in the comfort of your own home it gets a whole lot better!  Over the years, I’ve moved more than a few times, and gone from living with parents, to in a dorm, sharing a one…

Eggplant Parmesan — Yes Please!

Now, I know chicken parmesan is a fan favorite when it comes to Italian food, but the less well-known vegetarian counterpart, eggplant parmesan, is SO much better than you’d think!  To all my fellow non-vegetarian, non-vegan, non-gluten free, run of the mill carnivores of the world, meals without meat seem like they’re missing an essential…

Taco Tuesdays!

It’s Tuesday night and you’re looking for a place with tacos (and maybe some tequila)?! Look no further, head to Maíz for inspiration, then head home for your own rendition! At the restaurant:  Maíz, located in downtown Ypsilanti, is a GREAT place to visit on a Tuesday night to grab drinks and tacos with some…

Me Gusta Empanadas!

Welcome back! This week we’re making Empanadas, and we’re getting our tips and tricks straight from the source: Chile!  The Back story:  So this post is a little different than what I intend to continue posting every week, but I figured it’d be a fun one for people who enjoy very authentic cooking! SO here’…

Jambalaya Fun!

Hey fellow cooking enthusiasts! Are you excited for the first course of our blogging experience here? Well get ready, because we’re making jambalaya! So, to be honest, this isn’t a recent restaurant find. My boyfriend and I went to Quarter Bistro a few months ago to celebrate his new job offer, and we loved the…

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! I look forward to this experiment and trying to recreate good food!  Check back weekly for new installments of me trying (and sometimes failing) to make meals I’ve had at restaurants around the city, and some around the world! If you want to start at the beginning, click HERE to check…