I wish someone would’ve told me the importance of kitchen appliances in my first year of college. It would have saved me tons of money on take-out and time. Thankfully, you have me to share with you a few of my favorite appliances and why I can’t live without them. A dutch oven is good for pretty much everything. It’s so nice to throw everything in there and not have to dirty 30 pans. I love using this for a tomato basil soup or a roasted chicken. If you’re a wine enthusiast and don’t like to struggle, you’ll need an electric wine opener. This has… View Post

My boyfriend suggested I make him tomato basil soup one day. First of all, I hate tomatoes and second of all, I had no idea what tomato soup even tasted like. Nonetheless, I decided to give it a try. And guess what surprise surprise, it was DELICIOUS! The basil makes it taste like a margherita pizza. Yum. Ingredients: 2 cups fresh basil 1 1/4 lbs of cherry tomatoes (or grape) 2 1/4 lbs of Roma tomatoes (or plum) 8 cloves garlic 2 yellow onions (white is fine also) 4-5 cups of vegetable broth Salt and black pepper Directions:  Preheat oven to 425 degrees Cut tomatoes… View Post