July is a month full of birthdays for me to recognize. Two friends, my aunt and my cats all have their birthdays in the second half of July, and on this past Tuesday I was finally driven to making some thematic desserts. I recently used the numerous Amazon gift cards I’d collected over the years … More Baked Birthday Donuts
Confession time: the song, “Rainbow Connection” from the Muppet Movie has been stuck in my head ever since I saw it for the first time after a tonsillectomy at age four. I mean, not always stuck in my head, but if someone says the word rainbow… However awesome rainbows themselves might be, these rainbow sugar … More Rainbow Sprinkle Cookies
I was in California visiting Stanford; I had tons of fun walking on the campus, navigating using Google Maps and having an excuse to drink chai, and I decided to film it all! Check out the video for the details of the trip!
I am a firm believer in the idea that desserts shouldn’t be made healthy. Sure, make zucchini chocolate bread and use coconut milk instead of heavy cream, but dessert should be–if not bad for you–at least a little bit of a treat. That being said, dessert should be accessible to everyone. In honor of that … More Sun Bear Cookies
Most of what you guys see on this site is the food I choose to make specifically to blog about. I do sometimes come up with something out of the blue and decide to post it, but I think a lot about what I’m going to post, so most of the recipes I make are … More Daily Menu – 7.13.16
Peach season in the midwest means that you can walk into any grocery store and find fresh, ripe Missouri peaches lining the produce aisle. I love peaches in any form, but when you buy a dozen peaches and they all ripen at the same time, eating them plain and raw one by one can become … More Grilled Peach Salad
I have always supported the efforts of teachers, parents and politicians to guide more girls into STEM subjects; it’s true that women are woefully underrepresented in most math and engineering fields, and trying to bridge that gap is extremely important to women’s social rights. But more often than not, this idea is taken much too … More In Defense of English Majors