little luxuries + pan-fried gnocchi with brown butter and a strawberry balsamic reduction

gnocchi

whether you just scored that promotion and are consequently lookin for a way to treat yourself to something you deserve, or you’ve just been through a simultaneous breakup/mental health spiral/hurricane and are…lookin for a way to treat yourself to something you deserve, here are a few simple ways to add a little something extra to your day!

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mom’s old fashioned curry veggie pie

curry veggie pie

and speaking of moms, i recently rewatched julie and julia which is the cutest lil movie and there’s a part where she’s excited about receiving her very first comment on her blog, and then it’s from her mom. that’s where i’m at right now but honestly, what’s better than a mom?? this blog might not have more than three followers at the moment but 100% of the comments it has received have the words “i love you” in them and that’s how you know you’ve really succeeded. right?

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“haven’t-you-people-ever-heard-of-closing-the-goddamn-door” chunky curried carrot soup

carrot soup

i’m just going to take this time to admit that there are a lot of things i don’t understand. probably not a good way to start the first post of this Real Person Food Blog, but I already managed to
weirdly reference
a song that probably anyone outside of the i-was-14-in the-year-2005 age range doesn’t understand, so i’m making up for it.

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