Pizookie!

It’s finals week, which can only mean one thing for me: baking! As you can see from my previous post about How I Studied for Finals last year, my favorite thing to do when I get overwhelmed by studying for tests and writing papers is to put everything down and head to the kitchen.  There’s just […]

Grilled Peaches

Summer is so close I can almost taste it! The grocery stores are bountiful with summer produce and everyone’s minds (including mine) seem to be wandering off into the future months of sunny days, warm evenings, weekend trips to the beach, and endless amounts of froyo.  One thing I love about summer is how perfectly […]

My First “Catering” Experience

I am very excited to share about my first ever catering experience! I wasn’t exactly hired for a job, but my good friend, Gina, asked me to make some desserts for her art show opening reception at school a few weeks ago. She told me I could make whatever kind of cookies I wanted, as […]

Watermelon, Strawberry, and Mint Salad

We had some sweltering temperatures in California this week, but this salad was the perfect way to cool off. Chilled watermelon is a go-to summertime snack because of its refreshing nature, but this recipe takes refreshment to a whole new level. The strawberries add a more potent sweetness, while the mint boosts the flavor and […]

“Caprese” Salad with Avocado

With summertime on its way, I thought I would celebrate a little early with a fresh salad that I always associate with the warm days of the summer season. One of my favorite parts about the season are heirloom tomatoes, which have started to crop up in grocery stores. They come in a beautiful variety of colors […]

Mom’s Lemon Oregano Chicken

My mom has been making this recipe for years, and it never fails to impress family and friends. It’s super easy to make and guarantees a delicious and healthy meal. I’m pretty sure she just made it up one day, and boy am I glad that such beautiful thoughts go through her mind. I love […]