London Fog Scones


London fogs are a delicious tea latte drink I discovered while in college. On the way to my human physiology class one early morning, I stopped byΒ our on-campus bistro for a quick pick-me-upΒ to help get through the hour and a half of rapid-fire lecture slides. The girl in front of me ordered a London Fog. I liked the name so I watched how it was made. 1/2 a cup boiling…

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Strawberry Cream Cheese German Pancake


Hey everyone! Sorry I’ve turned into a ghost and disappeared for the past 4 weeks (maybe more than that?), I have just been in over my head with extra shifts at work and this horrible class called organic biochemistry! Never take that class unless you absolutely have to, and NEVER take it in a condensed summer session. There is your public service announcement for the week. πŸ™‚ Now I’m back…

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Matcha Chia Seed Breakfast “Pudding”


So the term ‘chia seed pudding’ used to be a big pet peeve of mine. I always looked at recipes and thought, “Why would you call that gross bird seed mixture pudding? Pudding is delicious, creamy, and sweet–it’s a dessert, not breakfast food. Stop trying so hard. That is NOT pudding.” Buuuut, I finally gave in and made some just to see what all of the hullabaloo was about. I…

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Dill Cucumber Salad


Fun fact: In 1861 Johann Philipp Reis spoke the above quote (in german) into the first ever telephone-like device called the Reis Telephone that could capture sound and convert it into an electrical signal.  “Das Pferd frisst keinen Gurkensalat” (The horse does not eat cucumber salad) was chosen to transmit because it is such a hard phrase to understand acoustically so this was ultimate test to have the person on the other…

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