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  • Rustic Berry Galette

    This delicious dessert that isn't easy as pie, it's easier! Let me break it down for you...Galette is a French term that refers to a variety of flat, round cakes, typically made with a flaky pastry/pie dough. As opposed to a tradtional pie, where the dough is places in a pie dish then the filling is places inside and finaly topped with more dough, a gallet is assembled differently. Instead, the filling is placed directly on top of a sheet of rolled out dough and then the edges of that ...
  • Cucumber Mint Lemonade

    There is nothing better on a hot summer day to cool down with than a nice ice-cold glass of lemonade. Something magical happens when you mix lemon juice, water, sugar, mint, and cucumber, that makes the most refreshing beverage EVER! I almost exclusively drink water, which I should do a blog post about soon, but I make an exception when it comes to my lemonade.  I have been making lemonade ever since I was young. I have never been into the powders and love squeezing my own ...
  • Party-Trick Peanut Butter Cake

    Today I am sharing a recipe from the newest cookbook I have added to my collection. The recipe is called “Party-Trick Peanut Butter Cake” from Molly on the Range by Molly Yeh. I have been looking forward to this post for so long and am pumped it is finally time to share it with you. Just in case you are living under a rock and never heard of Molly Yeh before, and by the way it’s pronounced “yay” not “yeah”, I am honored to introduce her  to you.  Molly is a mega ...
  • Thai Chicken Summer Rolls

    Today, I am bringing you the freshest, most refreshing, light, and the summeriest (yes I invented that word just for this recipe) dish that is perfect for this summer. These beautiful Thai Chicken Summer Rolls are what I am talking about! They are really easy and quick to make. So make sure to put the ingredients on your food list because you'll want to make these for dinner this week!  To make these Summer Rolls, you start by soaking a sheet of rice paper in some ...
  • S’mores Pizza

    Last week two of my friends, Manny and Sam, came over to study math with me for the big math final the next day. Before they came, I made some pizza dough so that we could make pizza for lunch. After we ate the yummy pizza, we had some leftover dough and used it to make a S'mores Pizza for dessert. We had all the ingredients for it in the pantry so it was perfect! I have alway loved s'mores and consider pizza one of my favorite foods so I was excited to try this different ...
  • Grilled Romaine Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

    For as long as I can remember, I have not been into salads. I would always go for the carbs instead of the salad any day of the week. But recently, I had been trying to eat healthier and I have started eating salads. While a slice of pizza with fries is way tastier, I just overall feel better after eating a bowl of salad. After adding in salads into my diet I have just felt more energetic and its overall helped my productivity. As a proud workaholic, I will do almost anything to increase my ...
  • Garlic Rosemary Focaccia

    If you watch my Instagram stories, then you know that every day I have a slice or two (or three or four..to be honest) of pizza from my school's insanely amazing cafeteria. Now, I don't mean to offend the cheese and sauce but my favorite part of the pizza is the definitely the crust. That is why focaccia is a new favorite of mine. It is basically pizza dough, without the sauce and cheese, drenched in olive oil olive and topped with garlic and rosemary. Now I know ...
  • Blackened Salmon with Mango Salsa

    I love this time of year when the weather is just right, the sun shining but still a cool breeze. It is the perfect time to eat some feel good food, outside with family and friends. That is why this recipe is perfect for this time of year. The versatility of the salmon allows this dish to be eaten hot or cold. You can serve it fresh off the pan or cold from a cooler at a picnic. Also, that the mix of the spicy salmon with the freshness from the salsa is what makes this recipe a ...
  • Tequila Lime Skirt Steak Tacos

    Happy Taco Tuesday! To be totally honest with you, I don't need it to be Tuesday to eat tacos. I like tacos any day of the year and any time of the day. But it being Tuesday is another great excuse, so imma going with it! Aside from giving you a rocking taco recipe, I wanted to give you my views on the philosophy of a taco. I consider tacos one of my favorite foods so I've got a lot to say! I hope you enjoy reading it! In order to make a great taco, you need to have a good ...
  • Mango Lassi

    I'll be the first to admit that I am, kind of, addicted to Indian food. What can I say?!? It is my all-time favorite cuisine. When I am eating Indian food, I like it when it's so hot that I am practically sweating and my mouth feels as if it's engulfed in flames. After eating spicy Indian food, the best thing, in the world, to drink to cool your mouth down is an ice cold Mango Lassi. The genius people that cultivated the Indian cuisine also invented the perfect drink to ...
  • Mediterranean Dips Crudités Bar

    For this year's Mothers Day, I wanted to elevate our family's typical mothers day brunch with this beautiful Mediterranean Crudités Bar. A lot of people are intimated by making their own crudités bar. Sure, there are many components in a nice crudités bar, but all you need to make one is a bunch of vegetables and some killer dips. It also helps to have a variety of types of vegetables with all different colors and shapes. You can totally go with just the classics like ...
  • Salsa De Molcajete

    Ever since I have been cooking my two culinary idols were Guy Fieri and Marcela Valladolid. They are the people that inspired be to get in the kitchen and start cooking. They also taught be to be proud of my cooking.  I learned from them that I should not be embarrassed and that cooking really is cool.  I have been fortunate enough to have met both of my culinary idols. I met Marcela a few years ago on the set of "The Kitchen". It is filmed not far from where I live so my ...