mussels and fries

A few years ago, celebrity chef Bobby Flay challenged Teddy Folkman to a Throwdown! The premise of the show is simple. The Food Network tricks chefs and restaurant owners into believing they are being profiled for a television special. The

mussels and fries

A few years ago, celebrity chef Bobby Flay challenged Teddy Folkman to a Throwdown! The premise of the show is simple. The Food Network tricks chefs and restaurant owners into believing they are being profiled for a television special. The

winning is only half the battle

This past week, the rugby team adventured to Columbus, Ohio for national playoffs. Though we lost, in a very tough bracket and a hard-fought game, the trip was memorable. In life, there are moments when the journey is absolutely worth

winning is only half the battle

This past week, the rugby team adventured to Columbus, Ohio for national playoffs. Though we lost, in a very tough bracket and a hard-fought game, the trip was memorable. In life, there are moments when the journey is absolutely worth

What do you crave?

All this week, I’ve had a craving for broccoli. And all this week, I’ve eaten eaten broccoli. Broccoli slaw with sesame peanut dressing, steamed broccoli with salt and pepper, broccoli stir fry, broccoli cheddar soup, broccoli tempura. If it had

What do you crave?

All this week, I’ve had a craving for broccoli. And all this week, I’ve eaten eaten broccoli. Broccoli slaw with sesame peanut dressing, steamed broccoli with salt and pepper, broccoli stir fry, broccoli cheddar soup, broccoli tempura. If it had

Today’s Special: Trust Me

I recently watched this movie on Netflix, based on my mother’s insightful recommendation. The trailer isn’t exactly appetizing (Ha! I am so clever with my food-related wordplay), so I did a little of my own research courtesy of Rotten Tomatoes,

Today’s Special: Trust Me

I recently watched this movie on Netflix, based on my mother’s insightful recommendation. The trailer isn’t exactly appetizing (Ha! I am so clever with my food-related wordplay), so I did a little of my own research courtesy of Rotten Tomatoes,

It’s ok to eat your feelings

There are moments in life when you work so hard for something and just barely miss your goal. It could be interviewing for your dream job, applying to your dream school, practicing non-stop for that presentation… or playing a rugby

It’s ok to eat your feelings

There are moments in life when you work so hard for something and just barely miss your goal. It could be interviewing for your dream job, applying to your dream school, practicing non-stop for that presentation… or playing a rugby

Adventures in Arkansas

There is a secret thrill I get when I find great food in unexpected places. Based on the popularity of shows like Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, No Reservations, and Man v. Food, I suspect I’m not the only one. There

Adventures in Arkansas

There is a secret thrill I get when I find great food in unexpected places. Based on the popularity of shows like Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, No Reservations, and Man v. Food, I suspect I’m not the only one. There

shrimp and alligator cheesecake

  Mardi Gras was last week. A friend of mine, who also happens to be a New Orleans native, invited a small group over to her apartment for some homemade jambalaya to celebrate the occasion. For her, one of the

shrimp and alligator cheesecake

  Mardi Gras was last week. A friend of mine, who also happens to be a New Orleans native, invited a small group over to her apartment for some homemade jambalaya to celebrate the occasion. For her, one of the