Smooth AF Mashed Potatoes

All of my gummy candy binges and lack of flossing caught up with me and I had to get a root canal. When I made the appointment, I asked the scheduler if there was anything I needed to do. She chuckled and said, “No, it’s like getting a filling.” I have had my share of…

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…

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…