Monthly Archives: August 2014

Baklava (vegan and delicious)

It’s worth the wait. They always say it’s sweeter when you’re ready – premature indulgence is a disappointment. I’m here to tell you that when it comes to baklava, all of that is true. Even vegan baklava (don’t go! it’s good!). Ah baklava, that crispy, sweet, salty dessert. Thousands of hair-thin layers of phyllo dough […]

Maple Millet Puffy Crunch Cereal

I might have a problem. A cereal problem. In high school, after the tea and buttered bread phase, which was weird enough, I entered the cereal phase. The cereal phase knew no reason. Let me set the scene. There’s a cold, sweaty smell in the air, and the hum of thousands of fluorescent lights makes […]

Pimm’s Cup Slushies (and a romantic weekend almost gone wrong)

This is a love story. A real one. Not the kind about radishes or kale or olive oil (although I think I could write those too). This is the story of a very dorky girl and a very nervous boy who managed – against all odds! – to end up together in Waco, TX, slinging […]