DNG Review 2016

DNG Review 2016 | Delicious Not Gorgeous

merry christmas/happy holidays! hope you had a cozy one. some bloggers post their recipe fails at the end of the year. why pass up a chance to laugh at yourself? so here i am. and then we can look at the best posts (recipes only, no travel posts) of the year. fails these progress from […]

Snickerdoodles

Classic snickerdoodles from Betty Crocker. Tender sugar cookies coated in cinnamon sugar. These are perfect to make with friends and family! || Delicious Not Gorgeous

This post was originally published in Nov 2013, and pictures were added Dec 2016. These snickerdoodles were and will continue to be classics. The pictures you see here were taken during summer 2016, and you can see Yosemite in the background (though it’s not Tunnel Vision or anywhere well-known; kind of forgot about the cookies at […]

Seared Mushroom Salad

This seared mushroom salad has the most golden, flavorful mushrooms ever, even if you don't use a fancy wild variety (cremini/button is just fine). || Delicious Not Gorgeous

raw mushrooms are gross. they’re reminiscent of cotton and dry and flavorless and i don’t want any part of it. what about mushrooms seared until they’re shriveled into wrinkly, prune-esque versions of themselves? sign me up. great description of seared mushrooms, i know. i want them still, especially since i’ve accepted my grandma status and love […]

Holidays at Disneyland 2016

holidays at disneyland: sleeping beauty's castle | delicious not gorgeous

when it’s the holidays at disneyland, it grows even more magical. aside from the special decorations and fireworks and parades, and the seasonal food offerings, it was the first time i’ve never sweated all day, wanting to retreat somewhere cool and dark and quiet at 3pm. i couldn’t stop saying, IT’S SO BEAUTIFUL and IT’S LIT (after which i would […]