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In Cravings We Trust

Living life through my mind, soul, and stomach.

Weekend Comfort Food: Sweet Potato Tacos

Tacos for breakfast? YES PLEASE. Something about this morning's California-like sunshine and temperature had me craving deliciousness wrapped in a corn tortilla, and these sweet potato, corn, and black bean tacos are just what my cravings ordered. Nothing like the... Continue Reading →

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Lessons From Lola’s Kitchen: Christmas Soup

My childhood memories of the holidays in Los Angeles taste like my Lola's Christmas Soup: the bits of chorizo de bilbao, the juicy shredded chicken, and bits of macaroni swimming in savory broth soaking up the flavors of boiled chicken,... Continue Reading →

Noodle Soup Life Cycle: Creamy Spicy Miso Ramen

Stage 1: Clear the contents of the fridge into one bowl. Stage Two: Douse your fridge contents in yummy broth. Stage Three: Devour your noodle soup in five minutes or less.

Weekend Comfort Food: Peach German Pancake

There's something comforting about the smell of the oven baking up your cravings while you lounge around on a lazy weekend. This morning, I spent 20 minutes on the couch with a new book and a comfy blanket, as the... Continue Reading →

Farmer’s Market Finds: Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried green tomatoes are a thing of beauty: crispy batter surrounding a tangy green disc of freshness that radiates summery vibes. When I came across a $1 pint of green tomatoes at the Bethesda Farm Women's Market this summer, I... Continue Reading →

Tostada Tuesday

Summer passed by way too quickly! Grocery stores have quickly shelved pumpkin-spice everything over the past two weeks, yet I'm craving my sunglasses and summer eats over pumpkin muffies and boots. Thankfully, this week's DC weather is hanging on to... Continue Reading →

Weekend Comfort Food: Lemon Pancakes

After a crazy Friday night, my body was in desperate need of Saturday morning comfort food. Fighting through morning-after grogginess (okay, afternoon-after since I woke up a little past noon), I whipped up a batch of Lemon Pancakes following Sugar,... Continue Reading →

Sisterhood of the Traveling Foodies: Angie and Celina’s DC Eats

As an expatriate family, my parents, little sister and I have grown to appreciate our R&Rs over the years. Even though I don't move around with my family anymore, I definitely take advantage of their summer visits and hungry desires... Continue Reading →

Biscuits, Bars and the Blue Ridge Parkway: Weekend in Asheville

Last month, North Carolina's Paris of the South satisfied my solo-travel cravings: people as warm and welcoming as the biscuits, fresh air, and scenery that would make anyone hungry for adventure. I quickly fell in love with Asheville and the... Continue Reading →

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