Helicopter Parents & Anxiety

Saying that that medical school is rigorous is an understatement. One of my biggest concerns when starting school was how my parents would react. Being the only child (a rainbow baby on top of that), living hundreds of miles away on my own and recently engaged, only makes my parents want to tighten their grip…

HipCooks: Butternut Squash Ravioli with Browned Butter and Crispy Sage

Fall is here! aka bring on the Pumpkin Spiced everything and butternut squash obsessions. I never gravitated toward butternut squash, and was a little hurt when someone thought that something other than meat or cheese should go inside ravioli. Why would you put veggies in a usual packet of delicious fun?! I was PLEASANTLY set…

Alexandra’s Kitchen: Canal House Chocolate Chip Cookies

I usually don’t bake, but when I do, I use a ton of butter. I’m the kind of person that likes thin crispy slightly chewy chocolate chip cookies over the thick soft variety. I was PINspired to bake cookies one day and found a recipe that looked amazing aka I could eat 1000 of these…

Mario Batali & Epicurious: Cacio E Pepe

Did you watch Netflix’s Chef’s Table? The docuseries interviews six chefs, allowing viewers and foodies like us to get a glimpse into how they got started and what keeps them going. I watched the first episode on Chef Massimo Bottura a few times only because I kept trying to start watching it late at night…