02. Beef Empanadas

March 4, 2010 at 12:54 AM (Recipe) (, , )

HOLY SHIT GUYS.

This blog. It exists. Okay, it never stopped existing, but I stopped posting after the first major entry because I didn’t have a good enough camera to take pictures I had too many ideas I didn’t have enough ideas I am a lazy asshole. Also legitimately because the vast number of hugely superior food blogs out there was kind of intimidating. I don’t know. OH WELL, NOW I’M BACK. SUCKERS. And now that I’m basically a housewifegirlfriend, I really have no excuse to not update all the goddamn time.

So we’ll see how that goes.

Anyway! This is actually the second time I have tried to make empanadas. The first time, Eric and I were going to do it at my parents’ house, but after we bought all our filling ingredients, we could NOT. Find. Wrappers. Anywhere. So then we ended up buying pizza dough from Trader Joe’s and making these pan-fried weird pastry things that weren’t anything at all like empanadas… so since I had some ground beef in the fridge I needed to use and I didn’t want to do the usual tacos/hamburgers/whatever it is we usually do with ground beef, I figured I should give empanadas another shot. AND THIS TIME I WOULD MAKE THE FUCKING WRAPPERS MYSELF. Ha!

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01. Drunken Noodles

May 15, 2009 at 5:55 PM (Recipe) (, , , )

Holy crap, my first food-related post. Totally nervous.

So this weekend I was even in more of a mood to cook than usual, and I decided to experiment with Thai food, which is something I’ve never made before. I wasn’t sure what to make (pad thai just seemed too obvious if you know what I mean), but since it was Mother’s Day weekend I settled on my mom’s favorite dish: drunken noodles.
I found the original recipe here external, but I ended up tweaking it a little bit. Here’s my version, and then more info on what exactly I changed and why:

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O Harro.

May 13, 2009 at 11:35 PM (Personal)

Spending time outside of the kitchen.

Ack, I’m horrible at writing intro-type posts, but I feel like it’d  be kind of weird to just start blogging without saying anything about myself. Here goes.

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sup dawgs.

May 13, 2009 at 9:52 PM (Off-topic) ()

FIRST POST, LOL.

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