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Tomato and Summer Squash Parmesan

Tomato and Summer Squash Parmesan

Most of my summer has been spent in the vineyard, but I did manage to pick up a new hobby. I live in a back house, which is a rental behind a main house. My neighbors in the front house moved away in July, and […]

Steak Salad with Walnuts and Blue Cheese

Steak Salad with Walnuts and Blue Cheese

I made it back to California! Though it was hard to leave my family, I was looking forward to getting back because I love it here. On the way from Indy to Chicago I had a delay so I had to Oprah power walk to […]

Greek Spinach Burgers

Greek Spinach Burgers

  Things have been getting super serious here in Graduate School Land. Since my last post I finished my collecting data on my field study (last field season for this project ever!), getting back into lab (I work in three different labs to prepare my […]

Breakfast Sausage Stir-Fry with Spinach, Mushrooms, and Burst Grape Tomatoes

Breakfast Sausage Stir-Fry with Spinach, Mushrooms, and Burst Grape Tomatoes

My summer field work has started and I have been so busy. I have been doing a lot of once a week cooking, but it’s just the basics so I haven’t had anything interesting to post lately. I did come up with this savory breakfast […]

Ham-Wrapped Eggs Columbian

Ham-Wrapped Eggs Columbian

Today is my last day of spring break. I did take some time off this week to go to Austin and various Texas locales. Getting away was what I needed. The only problem was my flight coming back home was very much delayed and I […]

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

I had such a nice winter break at home. Though, I didn’t completely take a break because in between celebrating holidays, I worked on my research. I did do a good deal of cooking, but I mainly prepared recipes that had already been posted on […]

End of the Week Review of Once a Week Cooking

End of the Week Review of Once a Week Cooking

Here are the latter meals I had in my week of once a week cooking, and my review of the experience: Wednesday’s meals included: Breakfast: Scramble of 2 eggs+4 egg whites (been trying to get more protein into my day, so I have been adding […]

First Try at Once a Week Cooking

First Try at Once a Week Cooking

In an attempt to make my last full week of classes before Thanksgiving break easier, I tried a new tactic for meal prep. It’s called once a week cooking, and it is what it sounds like: you set aside a couple hours over the weekend […]

Autumn Lamb Stew

Autumn Lamb Stew

One of the best ways I have found to save money is look for discounted meat in the meat section of my grocery store. Usually they decrease the price of items that have an sell-by date two days away, so they reduce the prices a […]

Mushroom Series: Mini Mushroom Meatloaves

Mushroom Series: Mini Mushroom Meatloaves

October went by like a whirlwind thanks to all the projects and presentations I have been working on. Thankfully, I have time to post the last recipe in the mushroom series, Mini Mushroom Meatloaves featuring sliced cremini mushrooms from Kitchen Pride. The sliced mushrooms are […]