$10 Challenge: Roast Beef Hoagies

After hours of lounging on the couch watching Food Network’s Sandra Lee on Sandra’s Money Saving Meals, I had the epiphany “Hey, I can do that” moment. With my new found enthusiasm for finding a bargain, I trekked over to my local grocery store and challenged myself to only spending $10 on ingredients to produce […]

Snap Pea and Asparagus Linguine

With my latest finds from the Corvallis Farmers’ Market, I decided to throw together a simple linguine dish. Snap peas have recently become one of my favorite vegetables due to the crisp texture and easy preparation. All I did to make this dinner was boil linguine and toss it with a tablespoon or two of […]

Greek Pasta Salad

The bro tanks were out in full force this weekend in Corvallis. It seemed like every inch of grass was occupied with girls (and some guys) tanning, college kids channeling their inner child by utilizing their slip-n-slide and guys throwing footballs and frisbees in the park. The SPF was being liberally applied and everyone was […]

Tuna Nicoise Sandwich

  Martha Stewart’s variation on the French pan bagnat, this Tuna Nicoise Sandwich combined so many of my favorite ingredients and was absolutely delicious, even better when made in advance. The combination of crunch from the cucumbers, smoothness from the olive tapenade and freshness from the basil leaves left me wanting more than just my […]