some like it hot

A friend of mine is finishing her PhD at Johns Hopkins in some insanely smart field, like quantum physics mechanical aerospace engineering genetic corn modification. On my last trip to Baltimore, her sister was also in town and we tossed

some like it hot

A friend of mine is finishing her PhD at Johns Hopkins in some insanely smart field, like quantum physics mechanical aerospace engineering genetic corn modification. On my last trip to Baltimore, her sister was also in town and we tossed

Pizza Personality

I recently bought Serious Eats: A Comprehensive Guide to Making and Eating Delicious Food Wherever You Are and found myself drooling over the section on pizza. Add to that  my classmate’s recent blog post about (Pi)zza from St. Louis, and

Pizza Personality

I recently bought Serious Eats: A Comprehensive Guide to Making and Eating Delicious Food Wherever You Are and found myself drooling over the section on pizza. Add to that  my classmate’s recent blog post about (Pi)zza from St. Louis, and

“Magical Dinners”

This post is the namesake of a beautiful essay by Chang-rae Lee that was recognized in The Best American Essays 2011 and Best Food Writing of 2011. His essay uses family meals to describe growing up in America but not

“Magical Dinners”

This post is the namesake of a beautiful essay by Chang-rae Lee that was recognized in The Best American Essays 2011 and Best Food Writing of 2011. His essay uses family meals to describe growing up in America but not

Murder Mystery Meatballs

Murder Mystery Mistake #1: Finding out that I could have bought a pre-made Murder Mystery kit, and still deciding to write everything myself. I remember thinking, “I’ve watched enough episodes of Passions to make this plot interesting and worthy of

Murder Mystery Meatballs

Murder Mystery Mistake #1: Finding out that I could have bought a pre-made Murder Mystery kit, and still deciding to write everything myself. I remember thinking, “I’ve watched enough episodes of Passions to make this plot interesting and worthy of

Girl likes to eat

I’m a girl who likes to eat. If my birth weight isn’t proof enough (9+ pounds), every single picture my parents took to capture my childhood involves me shoveling something into my mouth. There’s the time I stole another baby’s

Girl likes to eat

I’m a girl who likes to eat. If my birth weight isn’t proof enough (9+ pounds), every single picture my parents took to capture my childhood involves me shoveling something into my mouth. There’s the time I stole another baby’s