Sep 9, 2012

Ginger Peach and Blueberry Crisp [Intro to Cooking]

Summer is officially coming to a close, and I will be spending my week mourning the end of the fresh produce season. Sure, the fall vegetables are on their way, but there is nothing like a summer tomato or a juicy Georgia peach.

Jul 22, 2012

Fresh and Tasty Pear and Prosciutto Appetizer [Intro to Cooking]

If there is one thing that you need to know about me, it is that I love pork in all forms. Prosciutto is one of my favorites, second only to thick cut bacon. Even better is any way that I can combine it with the season's freshest fruits and vegetables.

Sep 21, 2010

Candy Dish: The Worst Jobs in the World

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Feed Your…Brain

We’ve all heard of so-called “brain food.” Brain food should be healthy foods that stimulate your thinking, but I mainly use it as an excuse to eat during finals. When I started feeling sluggish after downing a bag of Skittles during my most recent study-a-thon, I decided to put down the bag of Sun Chps and look into what really constitutes “brain food.”

Intro to Cooking: Romance Your Sweetie with Some Fondue

As a foodie and aspiring chef, I pay a lot of attention to food. And in my life I've found that there are three kinds of cooks in the world: 1. Those who turn anything edible into sheer brilliance just from their touch. 2. Those who can follow directions pretty well and make things that taste OK....

Feb 7, 2010

Overheard: Finals Edition

(Two girls, studying in the library.) Girl 1: Yeah, I'll probably start sleeping here too. Under the tables or something. Girl 2: No, I said "sleeping with girls" in the library. That's different. Girl 1: Oh. Yeah, I guess it is.

Dec 20, 2009

Dec 9, 2009

The Green Girl’s Guide to Winter Produce

If you ask any environmentalist what you should eat to go green, they almost always will mention in-season produce. I, like most of us, love the idea of eating fresh vegetables that haven’t been genetically modified to grow year round.

Oct 7, 2009

A Girl’s Guide to Green Gastronomy

Last Tuesday I saw the documentary Food, Inc. and it changed my life. Although it had a relatively minimal environmental focus, it still reminded me how important we are as consumers and how much our food purchasing decisions actually make a difference.

May 1, 2009

Packing Your Bag for the Library – A Mostly Serious Guide

Every college library is similar - always too hot or too cold, smells kind of bad but you aren’t sure why, phrases etched into the tables, and a mixed population of students either writing on each others' Facebook walls or writing 20 page term papers in a single night. Good times!

Jan 19, 2009

Oh The People You’ll Meet: The Stereotypical Art Major

Sooner or later, you’re going to have to take electives.  Maybe you’re taking Physics 1 and Chemistry 101 at the...

Sep 17, 2008

Healthy Snacks & How to Store Them in Style!

The first time I ate in my college dining hall was the first time I realized that putting on that...

Sep 15, 2008

I Just Broke Up With My Boyfriend…So I’m Baking A Pie

When my boyfriend and I split, I went through usual grief: denial, depression, rage. Well, mainly rage. I had all...

Aug 21, 2008

A Healthy Diet Can Include French Fries

I get asked about my diet a whole lot. As my peers are getting older every year (because I am…and...

Aug 10, 2008


Q: What’s more summery than sangria? A: Absofrickinlutely nothing! Sangria is the perfect summer drink: Cold, fruity, and ideal for...

Jul 19, 2008

The Healthy and Tasty Alternative to Ice Cream

Everyone’s favorite summer snack is ice cream; its cold goodness sliding down your throat eases that sweet tooth every single...