Brokeass Gourmet

Brokeass Gourmet: Watermelon Salad Pizza

Watermelon feta salad is a favorite of mine. It may seem weird to the uninitiated to combine creamy, salty feta cheese with juicy, sweet melon, but the stark contrast of the flavors works phenomenally well together. Just as watermelon is balanced gorgeously when served with savory grilled steak,...

  • Pumpkin Challah

    Pumpkin Challah

    I know it’s sort of trite, but my favorite thing about autumn is the omnipresence of pumpkin and pumpkin-infused treats.

  • Strawberry Balsamic Jam

    Strawberry Balsamic Jam

    As summer begins to wind down and the nights start to get cooler, I find myself already feeling wistful for easy summer living: flowy sundresses, refreshing seasonal beers, and fresh, beautiful summer fruit, at the peak of ripeness.

  • Chilled Yellow-Tomato Soup with Mint and Yogurt

    Chilled Yellow-Tomato Soup with Mint and Yogurt

    Confession: I bought a bunch of beautiful, fragrant yellow tomatoes last weekend at the farmers market and promptly forgot about them. I should really be punished—seriously, it’s a crime against summer produce. They should have been eaten immediately, at room temperature, drizzled with extra-virgin...

  • Parmesan Zucchini Fries

    Parmesan Zucchini Fries

    Crispy, salty French fries seem to be de rigeur in late-night diners, but, to tell the truth, I can take or leave regular French fries (sweet potato fries are different—I pretty much always take those, but they’re hard to find in most diners). That said, I’ll take a plate of zucchini fries any...

  • Health Freak Sushi

    Health Freak Sushi

    As things in my life get more and more hectic, I'm finding myself gravitating more and more toward simple, fresh, healthy foods at the end of the day. These sushi rolls are made with nutty brown rice, which is better for you than white rice, but also better tasting, as far as I'm concerned. I used...

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