Appetizers

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Although most people are currently in a post-holiday/New Year’s revolution healthy eating phase, I haven’t quite gotten there yet. I’ve had oatmeal cookies for breakfast the past few days, pasta most evenings for dinner recently, and last night Alejandro and I went out for all you can eat sushi. This dip falls right in with… Continue reading Buffalo Chicken Dip

Cookies

Frosted Cranberry Drop Cookies

I hope everyone had an enjoyable Christmas and New Year’s! My winter break has been slipping away quickly. Although we celebrated Christmas here in Colorado with Alejandro’s family this year, I was able to make a short trip back home to stay with my mom and her husband for nearly a week. It was wonderful,… Continue reading Frosted Cranberry Drop Cookies

Cookies

Spritz Cookies

I can’t believe Christmas is only a few days away! It is my absolute favorite holiday, and I can’t help but get excited in the month leading up to it. Although I was beyond stressed in the weeks before finals, I found time to put up our tree and small collection of Christmas decorations. It… Continue reading Spritz Cookies

Canning

Black Forest Preserves

Well, my semester is finally winding down. I’ll be free for winter break in a week and a half! I never have much free time to myself during school semesters, and I have a long list of projects, novels, and meet-ups with friends planned for the break. I can’t wait! My study and work-filled weekends… Continue reading Black Forest Preserves

Chicken

Creamy Chicken and Black Rice Soup

Well, fall is finally here. Unfortunately, the weather here so far has been cloudy, wet, and chilly, not the sunny, crisp, and cool fall I adore. After spending a chilly Saturday morning with the pups at our local open spaces dog park, I decided holing up inside for the evening with a steaming bowl of… Continue reading Creamy Chicken and Black Rice Soup

Fish and Shellfish

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

As I’m finishing up the second week of my second year of pharmacy school, my free time is disappearing almost exponentially. I figured I might as well squeeze in one last post before I’m completely overwhelmed. Though I have a ton of recipes I’m itching to share, posts will be minimal bordering on nonexistent until… Continue reading Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Condiments

Basil Pesto

Soooo, I’ve photographed and prepared a couple recipes that I was planning to post before this one, but I just couldn’t help myself. This recipe is so so sooo good, and it has been a staple for me this summer, even more so than in previous years. Though I almost exclusively enjoyed pesto as a… Continue reading Basil Pesto