Keeping greens…green

spinach illustration

I’m a vegetarian, and while you may assume, therefore, that I eat a lot of salads, that’s not actually the case. I do eat lots of cooked greens, though, and lots of other vegetables, of course. Unfortunately, they often end up turning a muddy green color, which makes them look much less appetizing (though I […]

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Recipe: Roasted Garlic

roasted garlic

If you’ve never eaten roasted garlic, you’re absolutely missing out. Even if you think you’re not a fan of garlic, you should try this recipe: roasted garlic might change your mind. Where raw garlic is biting and sharp, roasted garlic is mellow, sweet, and earthy. Read my post on the science of garlic to learn more about […]

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I have loved garlic since I was little. In fact, when I was probably about six, I remember grabbing half of a garlic clove one day, and just shoving it in my mouth. I regretted that decision almost immediately because, not only did I end up with monster garlic breath, but it burned my mouth, […]

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So many macaron flavors!

When visiting Paris this spring, I fell in love with macarons, the tiny almond meringue cookies with buttercream filling that should not be confused with coconut macaroons. Unfortunately, I’m in grad school in a small town in central New York, with only one bakery in town that makes them, so they’re definitely an indulgence. But […]

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