Confetti Cookies

Confetti Cookies

I feel a little guilty that it’s been over a week since I’ve posted, but the truth is I haven’t been cooking much. Since I’ve been back I’ve gone out, I’ve had pb&j, grilled cheese, and teriyaki chickpeas. Ryan, on the other hand, has been killing it. He sent me beautiful pictures of the ingredients … Continue reading

Sausage Roll

Sausage Roll

Remember when I said there was new home for cooking is messy? That was a little misleading as I’m going back to Virginia tomorrow for a bit. I’m blue about it. I’ve started to feel comfortable here, the apartment is starting to feel like home, and Ryan and I have been having some wonderful adventures. … Continue reading

Root Vegetable Galette

Root Vegetable Galette

I know, it’s spring and root vegetables are supposed to be over. We’re supposed to move on to leafy greens and berries. But I don’t care, this recipe is tasty so I’m posting it anyway. I’ll be honest with you, the first time I made this I was grumpy and I had mini melt-down. Ryan … Continue reading

Eggs in a Hole

Eggs in a Hole

I had the best weekend. Such a good weekend, that I was too overwhelmed to write yesterday, and so you’ll have to hear about my weekend on a Tuesday. On Saturday, Ryan planned for us to go to Hampton Court Palace. This was Henry VIII’s home. What you might not know about me is that … Continue reading

Lemon Rosemary Olive Oil Cake

Lemon Rosemary Olive Oil Cake

I first thought about this kind of cake a few weeks ago. Ryan and I were having breakfast at Bloomsbury Coffee House, which is a charming restaurant. Although the place has a basement location, it still feels bright, welcoming, and cozy. There was a window box bursting with a gorgeous herb garden, worn wooden tables, … Continue reading

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Our flat is starting to feel more like a home! On Friday, I baked peanut butter cookies and it made the apartment smell wonderful. Baking, the yummy smells, and having home made food made the apartment feel more like mine. We’re also starting to get settled by putting our knickknacks out and decorating our place. … Continue reading

Soles in Their Coffins

Soles in Their Coffins

When I told you about our new place, did I tell you that we also live near Arsenal’s stadium? That’s a soccer (football) team in case you didn’t know. I was excited because in Arlington, Ryan and I enjoyed going to the Nationals games together, and I thought this would be replace that tradition. But, … Continue reading

New Kitchen!

New Kitchen!

Ryan and I are not homeless. Now reader, you may not have been worried about this. We were. His company gave us three weeks of paid housing. I arrived at the start of week two.¬†On my second or third day in London, we put an offer on an apartment. We were out bid. This led … Continue reading

Quinoa with tomatoes, olives, and feta

Quinoa with tomatoes, olives, and feta

Earlier this week I went to Harrods to browse the fancy clothes, the gorgeous food displays, and the cute tourist wares. Harrods is a huge maze of a department store! I found an art gallery, many restaurants, an Egyptian themed escalator, furniture, amazing designer shoes, and a book store. I loved the book store and … Continue reading