Archive | November, 2011

Breakfast for Dinner How To: The Perfect Pancake

So I know that the category is breakfast but it is currently 6:00PM and these babies just got in mah belly. Breakfast ain’t just for the wee morning hours- I craved me some comfort food and while surfing the net for recipe ideas, pancakes became the object of my craving. Light, airy, buttery… they are […]

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Cozytime and Christmas Trees: Orzo and Tomato Soup

Bring on the winter! I am so ready for the cold. My mommy bought me a cute new sweater, I just made a lovely pot of soup and we spent the evening decorating a cute three-foot plastic fir! I love winter- everyone looks good in winter clothes and the Starbucks drinks are so glorious. So […]

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A Collegiate Creative Thanksgiving: Pie Forever

Pie is good for you. It’s one of the healthiest food groups, didn’t you hear that they updated the food pyramid? This Thanksgiving was so delightful and delicious- complete with 70 degree weather, a full house and three pies. All different types- Pecan, Pumpkin and Apple. Classic, yet each had their own special something. Check […]

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A Collegiate Creative Thanksgiving: Simply Mashed Potatoes

This is Ariane, my wonderful, wonderful roommate. She makes the most wonderful mac n’ cheese and can not get enough garlic in anything she eats. She made these unbelievable mashed potatoes for Fakesgiving and it’s probably a good thing she didn’t reveal how much butter she actually put in them until now. These were the […]

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Collegiate Creative Thanksgiving: How to Throw a Fakesgiving

Thanksgiving is for family, but while away at school your friends are your family. That’s why it’s a great idea to have your own Thanksgiving with friends a week before the actual Turkey Day! I gathered up my friends last Thursday night for a really wonderful dinner and asked them all to bring one traditional […]

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The Ladies Who Lunch: Spinach and Onion White Pizza

Pizza is a staple in a typical college student’s diet; it’s cheap, easy and delivers straight to your house. However, Papa John doesn’t always have to hand toss your pie, it’s super simple to do it yourself. The Pillsbury Dough Boy is my best friend and the refrigerated thin pizza crust in a can is quite scrumptious […]

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Dessert in 90 Seconds: “Cup” Cakes

I just made a cake. In a coffee mug. AND it took me less than 5 minutes. Yes, this is real life. Yes, I am a ridiculous human being. I found this recipe while stumbling around the internet along with a dozen other variations. I tried three- the first came out a play-dough consistency disaster, […]

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Party Like it’s 1921: Brittany’s Kahlua Birthday Cake

Birthdays are a big deal to me and my friends- the dinners are always delicious, the cakes delightful and the parties wonderfully themed! Anybody can have a get together, but for our group, we like to give them a general idea- Superheros to drag queens, halloween to potlucks, they never disappoint. My friend Brittany’s party was […]

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Fall Favorites: Apple Crisp

When your day is bad, bake. That’s my solution. The wonderful thing about college is that all your roommates are up and don’t mind you baking at midnight, especially if it means they get to indulge in the treat. Baking helps me unwind and when Fall means the height of apple season, I automatically turn […]

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One Nice Dinner: Tasty Tortellini Bake

Food is great, friends are even better. When I have the opportunity to cook for them, I go all out. The best is when the dinner is impromptu and the more knocks on the door means more merriment! The most important thing, though, is to have enough food. It’s really lame when the glasses of […]

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