Eat This Tumblr: Dinner Was Delicious

"Recipes, photographs, and a bunch of F-bombs."

  • This chocolate banana sour cream birthday cake was made for the birthday of someone pretty important. Perhaps you've heard of him—Jesus?
  • This is Rachel and Lucy's decidedly adult mac and cheese. It doesn't come from a blue box, and it has bacon. Cosign.
  • Lentil soup isn't  always the prettiest, but this one's got it going on.
  • The women also show us how to get a better cup of tea—including adding fresh ginger, pink peppercorns, and orange zest.
  • Holy shit, Rachel and Lucy made these orange, cinnamon, and buttermilk donuts themselves, and so can you.
  • This roasted beet salad with goat cheese is also very grown up.
  • They call this garlicky roasted version of the vegetable "cauliflower steaks." Steaks! We might even take their word for it.
  • Wait is that bacon? And CHEESE in that Bloody Mary?
  • This breakfast skillet has two kinds of potatoes, Gruyere, bacon, and kale. It seems healthy enough.
  • Would you be able to choose between grilled cheese with cheddar, bacon, and tomato jam or grilled cheese with Gruyere, goat cheese, caramelized onions, and Dijon? Didn't think so.
  • Strawberry coconut fudgepops. It's all in the name.
  • The main ingredient in this pizza is grapes. But don't worry, it has bacon too.
  • Lucy and Rachel recommend Shandy drinkin' for summer.
  • This strawberry sundae with balsamic vinegar and pistachios is just enough exotic.
  • Somehow they make a cake made out of Malört—a liquor that tastes somewhere between burning tires, cat piss, and "white people who wear dreadlocks"—look so good.

In the words of its authors, this week’s spotlighted Tumblr, Dinner Was Delicious, is simply “another fucking food blog.” But don’t let the modesty fool you: The food porn and recipes from Chicago photographer Lucy and baker Rachel is seriously top-shelf.

The project is DIY in spirit, without the preciousness usually associated with Pinterest-era home-cooking (as they explain, “We love food but we not gonna to get all prissy about it”). From breakfast, to splurgey dinners to desserts, you’ll want to join these girls for a fucking unironic feast. Fucking enjoy!

Click through the gallery above to see our favorite shots, then follow Rachel and Lucy’s Tumblr here.

All photos via Dinner Was Delicious


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