My Go-To Recipes

In my past three years cooking on my own, I’ve always loved trying new recipes and exploring new cuisines. However, I realized recently that there are some recipes that I can’t help but keep going back to in times of need. Here’s my ol’ faithful list of go-to recipes, sorted by difficulty for easy browsing.…

Latke Benedicts | From Scratch

It’s Day 28 of COVID-19 shelter-in-place and we’re all slowly losing our minds! Well, not completely, we’re all okay here, but being cooped up indoors has made me restless beyond belief. The one upside is that all the idle time indoors means I can now try every overly complicated, time-consuming recipe I want! Over the…

dinner table spread

Hosting Dinner Parties at 22

Lately, I’ve been writing a lot about growing up and figuring out what this new phase of my life means for me. Dinner parties are the intersection between my desire to feel accomplished and adult and my need for soothing, familiar routines. Last year, I read an article on how dinner parties are a great…

This Fall is All About Textures

Now, the connection between outfits and recipes may seem tenuous at best, but when you really think about it, they’re both things that we think about every single day. Putting together something that works, both in the kitchen and in one’s closet, requires an understanding of the need for variety. In clothes, that often means…

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Trying to Feel Okay About Growing Up

I have lived my life for the past eighteen years according to the familiar rhythm of the school year. Semesters and midterms and breaks formed my notion of time, and I was always working toward something specific, be it a diploma, certification, or award. My academic life has shaped my perception not only of the…