A Quick Brownie PSA

I’ve been a Ghirardelli brownie mix fan for a long time (people always think they’re homemade), but recently, I made a batch of brownies from Bob’s Red Mill and they were really amazing — if not BETTER than Ghiradelli’s (!). They’re a little fudgier, which I love, and they’re also gluten free — which means they… Read More

My Favorite Dishes to Bring to a Dinner Party

With the weather warming up, it’s finally potluck/picnic season, and I’m excited to whip out some of my go-to recipes. One tip: have them bookmarked, so they’re easy to access! Here are 7 recipes I love… Pimento Cheese. My friends are laughing right now because I ALWAYS bring pimento cheese to gatherings (maybe too much,… Read More

I Tried Blue Apron

I might be the last person on the planet to try out the subscription service, Blue Apron. But I’ve always been curious what the buzz (both positive and negative) was about. So I waited for one of their promotions and ordered a week of meals. Before I continue I just want to say: these thoughts are entirely my… Read More

A Trick for Delicious Walnuts

Here’s something that I’ve learned from working at a restaurant: if you vigorously rub walnuts between your hands, you’ll remove the papery outer skin, which contains that slightly bitter flavor. What you’re left with are walnuts so addictive and delicious you’ll want to add them to everything (salads! Brownies! Granola! Oatmeal! Pasta!). Here’s how to do it… First,… Read More