Monthly Archives: May 2013

Rhubarb Pear Crisp! + When I Developed a Fear of Produce

It’s happened to all of us. From the white dried up carrot in a bag of otherwise crisp and juicy specimens, to the bell pepper that shocks you with its foul clustered contents; or, perhaps, the blueberry that sickeningly gives way beneath your touch, or (horror of horrors) the slime of spinach that sticks to […]

America’s Test Kitchen Tour + Fresh Strawberry Pie

You might be under the impression that academia is a long sentence of secluded study, a sinking deeper and deeper into a straight backed chair while cobwebs collect around your ankles, the world spins on outside, and you try to understand French literary theory to no avail. I’m not going to say you’re wrong, but […]

Spaghettoni with Pea Tendrils and Young Onions

With my newfound freedom, I went to a cooking class with one of my friends from Baylor, another rogue Texan. We went to a class on cooking fish without panicking a while back, and this one was on cooking with current farmer’s market produce. Now, this is basically how I cook all the time–go to […]

Mango Avocado Salad on Bulgur Wheat

Welp, I’m free. Graduate school is through with me, and it will probably take all summer to fully recover. So far, I have browsed at a used bookstore and purchased random books mostly based on their covers, cleaned for half the day, and gone a whole day afternoon hour? without worrying about grades. That much. […]

Boston Food Truck Throwdown

Hi kids! No recipes today (and that means no work for you). Just sit back and check out these photos from a day out in Boston. Saturday there was a Food Truck Throwdown on the Greenway in Boston. Nine trucks came from New York and nine represented ye olde Boston towne. There was voting, but […]