chocolate things

chocolate things | the thoughtful platePosting this recipe for Chocolate Things was not part of my plan. I made them on a whim last Friday for my family and myself, because some days I just need something bread-y and I need to make something from the Cheese Board’s book. Thus, that afternoon was spent kneading doughs and shaping said doughs into knots and rolls.

They came out of the oven while there was still just enough light outside to snap a few photos, so I did. Not great photos, and definitely not photos intended for the blog, but photos for documentation nonetheless.

The next day, while at the art museum, my beloved camera lens sustained a small fall and separated into two pieces. It was tragic. I probably shed a tear or two. I don’t know if anyone was watching or not, and I don’t care. The lens that I use almost everyday and can’t blog without died. Continue reading

food snapshots.

I’m back and thought I’d share all of the food-related Instagrams from my trip home! I had the best time and felt so refreshed. During my break, I went over 20 days at one point without checking Bloglovin’ or Pinterest. The extended time with friends and family was much needed, but it definitely went by too fast!

Western Civilization I is staring me in the face tomorrow (and I sort of dread it), but I’ll be back soon with new recipes :)

01 | This meal screamed “welcome home”.
02 | My favorite fruit stand.
03 | Perfect golden cherry tomatoes.
04 | Breakfast smoothies in the morning light.
05 | Lunch at La Mo. Coconut crusted mahi taco.
06 | Dinner party. Pizza for four.
07 | My favorite burrito.
08 | Everyday lunch.
09 | Lunch at La Mo. Wedding chicken and a blue crab tamale.
10 | Cheese Board Pizza.
11 | Ice cream at Bi-Rite. Roasted banana and chocolate.
12 | Dinner picnic in the Presidio. Sandwiches from Bi-Rite.
13 | Breakfast. Granola, strawberries, bananas, and milk.
14 | Tamale wrapper litter in the Mission made me laugh.
15 | Afternoon snack. Blue Bottle Americano + macarons from Miette (chocolate and pistachio).
16 | Afternoon fro yo.
17 | Lunch with friends.
18 | Spontaneous Thrifty’s ice cream.
19 | This sope felt like my last meal.
20 | More fro yo with friends.
21 | Peaches from the tree. Whipped cream.

P.S. If you’d like to see a little more of what I’ve been up to, head over to my personal blog.