Category Archive: Personal Stories

Tofu bahn mi sandwiches in Breckenridge

Tofu bahn mi sandwiches in Breckenridge

For New Years David and I spent a week in Colorado, starting in Denver then heading to our favorite snow town: Breckenridge. Last year David …

 

Banana crepes with chocolate sauce and fresh banana slices

Banana crepes with chocolate sauce and fresh banana slices

About a month ago David was on a two week trip to Europe. The day he returned home also happened to be his birthday, and …

 

Meyer lemon and ginger scones

Meyer lemon and ginger scones

It’s an exciting time for me. This past Monday I started a new job as Director of Acquisition Marketing at Scribd. I’m crazy excited about the new …

 

Vegan chocolate banana mousse

Vegan chocolate banana mousse

I remember the first time I cooked for my boyfriend David… It was our fourth date, and I made yeast rolls, homemade raviolis, and a …

 

French onion soup topped with potatoes and gruyere

French onion soup topped with potatoes and gruyere

In about a week I’m going to be meeting my boyfriend’s mother for the first time. I know, it’s a pretty big deal. Though I’ve …

 

Pomegranate, arugula, and goat cheese sandwiches (and my trip to the Ghirardelli festival in San Francisco)

Pomegranate, arugula, and goat cheese sandwiches (and my trip to the Ghirardelli festival in San Francisco)

Last night I made a batch of my half wheat dinner rolls, so I decided to use them today for a light lunch before my …

 

Why I became a vegetarian

Why I became a vegetarian

Picture it. Apple Hill, 2006. My best friend, and coworker at the time, took the day off to get pumpkins for Halloween. I’d never been much …