Feb 20, 2013

Rezhound Helps You Score Hard-to-Get Reservations [Web Spy]

Rezhound was created on the idea that restaurant reservations actually open up fairly often, and uses other people's changing plans to your advantage.

Nov 14, 2011

Introducing The (Delicious) 100-Calorie Dinner

Introducing one of my absolute favorite foods - spaghetti squash. Now, this gourd was introduced to me about a year ago, but I never actually bought into it. I thought it was just another one of those healthy food items that tasted really bland and would just be a phase. Boy, was I wrong!

Apr 28, 2010

Would You Rather…

Would You Rather have uncontrollable, loud gas at your first dinner with your boyfriend's parents OR find out that your parents snooped and read every text message in your phone?

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Both of You

What is Valentine’s Day really about? Romance? No. Chocolate? No again. Flowers? Absolutely not. Traditionally, Valentine’s Day is about spending two weeks trying to find the perfect gift for your boyfriend or girlfriend and often failing miserably.

Intro To Cooking: Taco Salad On The Fly

There’s really nothing better for a busy college girl than a dinner that tastes fantastic but took less than 15 minutes to make. Unfortunately, the two are almost mutually exclusive in my mind. I say “almost” because I can think of at least one notable exception: taco salad.

Nov 1, 2009

Intro To Cooking: Nana’s Turkey Tetrazzini

My Italian Nana had seven children. Seven. Needless to say, she was the queen of easy recipes and delicious meals made from the leftover scraps of last night's dinner. Now, I'm pretty sure none of you people have 7 kids, but you do have a full course-load and weekends spent laying in bed watching TV.

Oct 18, 2009

Jun 10, 2009

Miss Manners: When Modern Technology Meets Modern Etiquette

These days, it seems like the etiquette rules of the past just can’t keep up with the changing face of communication. Now, I like my cell phone as much as the next person, but there are some things you just shouldn’t do with a phone…

Jun 1, 2009

Men or Meal Tickets?

Every girl will go through a time in her life when she has to choose: eat dinner or buy a new little piece of fabulous. We have all been (or are, or will be) so broke that the basic necessities of human life are juggled on a constantly shrinking stage of available funds.

Apr 15, 2009

Miss Manners: Meet the Family

This past weekend, my bf invited me to have Easter dinner with his family. After already weaseling my way out of both Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner, I knew I was going to have to come up with a GOOD excuse this time. Unfortunately, he caught me off guard. So in honor of my 2 hours of awkwardness (kidding!!! uh..sorta), here is how to manage:

Mar 2, 2009

I’m Torn: Leftovers

[Life isn’t black and white. As much as we wish we simply loved or hated things, there is often that...

Dec 1, 2008

How You Do: Making Homemade Soup

[I used to think I knew everything…until I found myself stranded in the middle of adulthood with no map and...

Nov 26, 2008

He Said/She Said: Meeting the Parentals

So it’s Thanksgiving. If you are single, that means it is a day to fill that lonely void with family,...

Sep 23, 2008

Easy Homemade Mac

I’m guilty—I have, on ravenous occasions, busted out a package of Easy Mac, thrust it in the microwave, and unceremoniously...

Sep 11, 2008

Frozen Dinners Are Not Always Disgusting, I Promise!

Yikes, that doesn’t look appetizing. Let’s be honest: when I get home at the end of a long day of...

Aug 20, 2008

Make Fabulous Fried Rice At Home

Hit up any Chinese or Indian buffet and you’ll notice that a fixture of the line is fried rice —...