Category Archives: Recipes

Caribbean-Inspired Skillet Granola

Yesterday was a day of firsts. I invented my first-ever recipe for granola, participated in my first video shoot, edited my first video, joined YouTube and uploaded my first video to the internet. And today I bring you my first … Continue reading

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How to Preserve Tuscan-Style Pasta Sauce

My parents’ garden has an abundance of tomatoes (and basil)¬†at the moment. The past two summers we have canned homemade salsa, but this year I wanted to try something different. Enter homemade pasta sauce. Rather than bring out all of … Continue reading

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McCarthy’s Bar + Singapore Noodles

In September, the Destinations Book and Dinner Club of which I am a part is scheduled to discuss Pete McCarthy’s memoir McCarthy’s Bar: A Journey of Discovery in the West of Ireland while enjoying a meal at a local Irish … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky + How to Make a Classic Mojito

I should have saved my mojito tutorial for an Ernest Hemingway book review — mojito was reportedly one of his favorite drinks — but alas, it’s hot in Las Vegas and my parents have an abundance of mint in their … Continue reading

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Dostoevksy + Mango Lassi

Who spends 3 days engrossed in a 19th century Russian novel that’s over 600 pages long? Am I the only one raising my hand? I’ve just finished reading Fyodor Dostoevsky’s 1866 masterpiece Crime and Punishment — book #3 in my … Continue reading

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