As a late Christmas present, my friend got me a french press coffee maker. Since I received it a couple days ago, I have been using it constantly—more than I use my Keurig, and I usually use my Keurig 3-4 times a day. The French press makes coffee brewing a more involved process than putting … Continue reading The French press: my new favorite coffee gadget
The dining hall at my school has plenty of choices when it comes to breakfast; however, even with all the choices, there are still things I crave that the school does not serve. I wanted eggs benedict, which my school does not serve, for breakfast. I realized I could make eggs benedict in the microwave … Continue reading Eggs benedict: dorm microwave style
Winter storm Hunter left the University of Memphis—the school I go to and stay at—covered in snow and ice. Nearly everything on campus was closed except for the dining hall and a few other vital services. I went to the dining hall for breakfast and almost slipped on the ice on the way there, so … Continue reading Ramen noodles: dorm microwave style
The past few days I've been preparing to move back onto campus for the spring semester. The only kitchen I have available to me is down the street from me, and I have a small amount of money for ingredients; although, I believe it is a lack of resources, as well as a good … Continue reading Back in the dorm: the real college cooking starts now
I love making pancakes. I feel there is something satisfying about batter cooking on a hot pan—my mouth is watering just thinking about it. The fluffiness of the pancakes allows them to soak up any syrup poured over them. Each bite is like eating a cloud soaked in syrup. Delicious. This pancake recipe uses simple, … Continue reading Easy pancakes: no box mix required
I decided I needed to eat some real food after 2 days of eating my mom's leftover ham, goldfish and dinosaur oatmeal, so I made some fettuccine with greens. When compared to what I was eating before, this was a gourmet meal. The recipe is really simple, but it tastes amazing—it looks quite nice too. … Continue reading Fettuccine with greens: “fancy” college eating.
I like to make this quesadilla for a fast, late-night dinner. The gooey melted cheese and the soft spinach make this a filling meal. I like to add chicken to my quesadilla if I have any, but I also like it with just the spinach and cheese.This makes for a great study break snack or … Continue reading Cheese and spinach quesadilla
It is a new year , and I decided to try something I have never done before. I decided to try and make some bread. I chose to start with French bread because the recipe was simple and not too complex. I think the bread turned out well; although, I should have made the scores … Continue reading French bread: baking my first loaves
2017 was a one wild year, but it was also a good one—mostly. I wish everyone a happy new year and an amazing 2018!
This is one of my favorite recipes, and one of the only things I order at Chili's— I have not been to Chili's in years because I figured out how to make this dish. This is easy to make and is very filling. Plus, this recipe makes a lot of pasta, so there will be … Continue reading Cajun chicken pasta