Gà nướng – Vietnamese Marinated Grilled Chicken

Every now and then I have mad cravings for Vietnamese food, and the only way to get authentic Vietnamese that tastes like how mom makes it, is to cook it myself. Since my mom thinks cooking takes away from study time (It does), she is still semi-vague with her recipes (there is hope though, she’s…

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…