In Cravings We Trust

Living life through my mind, soul, and stomach.

Craving All The Colors: Rainbow Pad Thai

When it comes to noodles, Pad Thai is towards the top of my list of loves of my noodle-obsessed life: thick rice noodles pan fried in a tamarind sauce and topped with fresh herbs, chopped peanuts, and extra heat from... Continue Reading →


Friendsgiving Season

T'is the season for lots of delicious food with amazing friends! November is flying by and constantly fulfilling my holiday cravings, as I pull up new and old recipes to test out, share, and gobble up with friends throughout my... Continue Reading →

Weekend Comfort Food: Sweet Potato, Black Bean, and Corn 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 Cooking Classy's Honey-Lime Sweet Potato, Black Bean, and Corn Tacos are just what my cravings ordered. Nothing like... Continue Reading →

Lessons From My 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 →

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