Author Archives | Rachel Johnson

New Beginnings

I know that is has been quite some time since I last posted on this blog… I also know that I am the worst! I’ve moved toward some bigger projects and trying to jumpstart my presence in the cookbook/food/design world. Click over to my new site, StupidGoodRachel.com, to see all that I’ve been up to. Enjoy […]

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Three Ugly Bananas

What happens when three bananas are ignored for a couple days? Banana bread, that’s what. The uglier the better! No but seriously the best bananas for bread are black. Put them in the freezer for a day or two and you’ve got banana puree in a peel. Good shit right there. But anyway, these muffins […]

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How to Make Friends: Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Blondies

It’s getting to that part of the semester where everybody hates each other and they just want to sleep in and cuddle with their puppy… oh wait, is that just me? But anyway, there does tend to be some Christmasbreakitis and people get cranky so what happens when negativity is going around like the flu? […]

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Pretty Pumpkin Bread

I hate that I’m obsessed with pumpkin. Actually, I will not apologize for my craze because of this delicious, delightful, spicy, melt in your mouth bread. It’s for sure more like a cake but I’m going to call it bread so that you don’t feel too bad about calling it a cake, stigmas come with […]

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Amanda Bynes’ Birthday: Raspberry Cheesecake

I have this roommate, Isabella Amanda, and she really sucks. She sucks so much I made her this perfect cheesecake for her birthday. And then ate it in front of her. It was awesome. The secret to this cake is to make sure all of the ingredients are at room temperature and leave it alone. If […]

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A Post About a Sandwich – The Oakwood: Dalton, GA

I don’t eat bacon. I’m not a huge fan of the flavor, I’m not into chewing on meat in the mornings, and I know how everyone adores those crispy, fatty, savory sticks but I can’t subscribe to it. This sandwich, however. This sandwich. This sandwich is handcrafted in Dalton, Georgia at the Oakwood in downtown. It […]

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New Orleans 2012: The Fantastic Food Tour

Tallahassee, Florida is one of the most boring cities in the United States. Don’t get me wrong, I love going to school here, but it is not the place to spend the rest of your life. Stuck here for the summer, there’s only a few regular places you can visit, a few things you can […]

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Why I Love Tropical Storms: Grilled Goat Cheese Sandwich and Tomato Soup

I seem to be the only one in Florida that truly enjoys a good storm. I love it when it rains nonstop all day and I have work to do at home and all the ingredients to make soup are in my pantry. This tropical storm calls for a classic grilled cheese and tomato soup! […]

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April is for Showers, June is for Downpours: Roasted Tomato Pasta Sauce

In Florida, rain during the summer is a part of life. Rain boots are a must, the mini umbrella is a staple in most packpacks, and the freak monsoon is never too unexpected. See, unlike most, I’m a fan of rainy days- my bed is comfy and Mad Men keeps me company. In order to […]

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ConGRADulations!: Raspberry White Chocolate Muffins

My sister graduated from high school last week! It’s pretty crazy to think about everyone growing up, especially when I have this complex that I am staying the same age while everyone around me is getting older! I’m halfway through college now but it feels like years ago that I was in Emily’s position, throwing […]

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