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What to Eat This Week: 3/29/20.

by Jessica on March 29, 2020 2 5 This week’s meals are filled with more easy, delish pantry staple ingredients! Some are dishes I haven’t made in a while so naturally, I’m craving everything. A super quick meal to kick off Monday. This ...

Vegetable Fritters with Garlic Herb Sauce

$3.19 recipe / $1.06 serving Home » Recipe Archives » Side Dish » Vegetable Fritters with Garlic Herb Sauce We’re kind of coming full circle here, with Budget Bytes. I started this blog as a log of what I was cooking up in my kitchen with my ...

Cream of Cabbage Soup

When the virus hit, I’m pretty sure the first thing people didn’t think about stocking up on was cabbage. I only saw the empty shelves of pasta, rice, and toilet paper from photos posted online, taken in the U.S., but I didn’t seen any pictures of ...

Recipe | Kale & Sweet Potato Quesadillas

There are two things you should know about this recipe: 1. The name is a lie. There’s no queso in these quesadillas. But calling them “dillas” makes them sound like something cutesy off of a children’s menu, doesn’t it? 2. Yes, if it sounds ...

Banana Cake with Coffee Cream Cheese Frosting.

by Jessica on March 27, 2020 6 12 Banana cake is happening in your kitchen this weekend! Oh my goodness. The fluffiest banana cake with coffee icing? HELLO LOVER.  I just might be the most popular person in my house right now because Max ...

Food Storage Tips (Make Your Food Last Longer)

Food Storage Tips (Make Your Food Last Longer) - Cookie and Kate ...

Garlic Butter Naan. (aka, what you should make in your quarantine kitchen this weekend!)

by Jessica on March 26, 2020 35 4 You’re about to make the most delish garlic butter naan bread. Hello heaven!!  Today I have an extra little bonus recipe here for you so you have a project in the kitchen this weekend. It’s a fun one too. ...

Honey Beer Bread

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy. My favorite honey beer bread recipe is ultra-easy to make with just 6 ingredients (no yeast required) and tastes so buttery and delicious! Looking for an easy homemade bread ...

March Favorites: Beauty (My SkinCare Routine!).

by Jessica on March 26, 2020 6 3 Last March, I did a skincare post and figured I’d give it an update! Especially since I’m not feeling makeup at the moment. While a few things have stayed the same, I have some new favorites too. I’m really not ...

Vieux Carre cocktail

550 Shares This post was originally published in 2013, which I updated and revised. It’s part of an online “L’heure d’apéro” or Happy Hour that I’ve been doing on Instagram Live on my IGTV channel most evenings at 6pm Paris time (which currently ...