Welcome to Quarter Cup Kitchen

My name is Tay. I’m 22 I live in Minneapolis, MN, I’m a chef who’s worked in all sorts of restaurants from a chicken shack to an Alain Ducasse, but I also (like I’m sure millions of others) rent an apartment with a teeny tiny kitchen, and it makes cooking myself dinner every night, a…

Chickpea Shakshuka: Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Vegan (if you want)

Hey Foodies! Good morning from Minnesota, where the weather is warming up and an awful cold is floating around. I mean it’s seriously vile and it seems to be here to stay. I always thought the end-all-be-all solution to a cold was a NyQuil, Ibuprofen, apple juice cocktail, but this cold has me trying methods…

Lemon Poppy Seed Bundt Cake with Lemon Curd Filling

Happy First Day of Spring! Spring is here and Minnesota is FINALLY starting to warm up. Today it was 45 degrees and sunny and it felt like t-shirt weather. Arlo and I did our spring cleaning this week, opened the windows and broke out the spring/summer candles. Yeah, I have spring/summer candles. Judge me… but…

Perfect Spiced Molasses Cookies

Happy December, Foodies! Yes, December. Isn’t that wild? 2018 is almost over. The holiday season is officially here. For the next 25 days, it is strictly forbidden to complain about Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You”. Mariah Carey can have whoever she wants, all I want for Christmas are these chewy molasses…

Better Than Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls + Cream Cheese Frosting

Hey Foodies! I hope you all had a lovely Thanksgiving (if you celebrate) and a safe Black Friday. If you happened to be at a mall with a Cinnabon this Friday, whether you had a roll or not, you’re probably still thinking about that smell, the gooey cinnamon sugar, and melty cream cheese frosting. We…

Bakery Style Croissant Recipe, With Pictures

Happy Wednesday, Foodies! Can you believe November is almost over?! I feel like I keep saying this, but this month is going by so fast and I’m having a hard time keeping up. I’d be lying if I said I got nearly as many blog posts done this month as I wanted to. But oh…

Ultimate Thanksgiving Prep Guide: Turkey Tips and Tricks

Hey foodies! We’re just TWO days away from Thanksgiving! Are you ready? Today’s the perfect day to get to the grocery store and pick up all your produce and any other last minute things you might need. Do you have enough butter? Olive oil? Don’t forget to get a bundle of fresh herbs and plenty…

Red Beet Flour Tortillas

Hey Foodies! Welcome back and I hope you’re having a great week. I wanted to take a little break from Thanksgiving stuff today and talk about something a little more fun, these gorgeous purple tortillas. I just thought with all the stress of the upcoming holiday season, it would be nice to do something a…

Thanksgiving Roast Duck Menu

Hey foodies! With nine days to go til Thanksgiving, I thought it would be a good time to cover another menu option. Yesterday I posted a┬átraditional menu, today I want to talk about a more contemporary menu consisting of roast duck and lots of vegetables. This is a great menu for smaller get-togethers; duck doesn’t…