Lima Bean Salad

Ingredients 1 bag of frozen lima beans 1/2 cup of chopped mint (loosely packed) 1/4 cup of pecorino romano cheese; shredded Salt & Pepper 2 tbsp olive oil   Beans: In a medium-sized pot, bring about 2 cups of water to a boil. Once the water is boiling, pour in the bag of frozen lima…

Fennel, Avocado & Orange Salad

Ingredients: 2 avocados; diced 2-3 oranges (OR 2 oranges, 1 grapefruit); supremed 1 fennel bulb; diced 3 tbsp orange juice (from the above oranges) 2 tbsp olive oil Salt & Pepper   In your serving bowl, layer the chopped fennel and avocado. Supreme your oranges OVER the fennel and avocado, letting the juices fall into…

Beef & Potato Madras Curry

Ad: I worked with Maya Kaimal Foods to create this post! Ingredients 1 lb of beef stew meat 1 jar of Maya Kaimal Madras Curry Simmer Sauce 1 1/2 cups of potatoes; diced 1 red onion; sliced 1 1/2 jars of water (use the curry sauce jar) Salt & Pepper Rue: 1 heaping tbsp of…

(Updated) Zucchini Bread

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups of shredded zucchini 1 cup canola oil 2  (generous) Tsp vanilla 3 eggs 2 cups sugar 3 cups of flour 1 Tsp salt 1 Tsp baking soda 1 Tsp baking powder 1 Tsp cinnamon 1/2 Tsp pumpkin pie spice 1/4 Tsp ground ginger 1/4 Tsp ground nutmeg   In a medium-sized…

Eat DC: Pappe

Pappe is relatively new to the 14th Street Restaurant scene in DC and boy, am I happy it has!  I love Indian food, and after Rasika, I felt like the “cool” Indian” restaurant options were sort of lacking.  Pappe is changing that.  The food is authentic, modern and delicious and the restaurant is fun and…

Eat DC: Maydan

Maydan is one of DC and the country’s hottest restaurants right now and it is no surprise why.  Located in the back of the Manhattan Laundry area of DC (think: W and 14th Street), Maydan’s entrance is pretty easy to miss.  In fact, while I was waiting for my friends to arrive, several people asked…