26 was a year of a lot of traveling and growing up and having fun. I feel very blessed to be surrounded by amazing family and friends. Thank you for being a part of my life. Here’s to 27!
Every MLK weekend for the last two years, Jared and I have joined a group of 30 friends on an epic ski trip weekend. Because we both like to cook, both years we’ve made Saturday night dinner for the entire group. Cooking from scratch for 30 friends is a huge undertaking when you’re not a professional chef with professional equipment, but it’s totally doable. In the spirit of documentation, here’s what we’ve learned. Step 1: Plan a Smart Menu Know […]
I recently started working for a “distributed” company, which is sort of a dream come true for a Third Culture Kid like me. The company that is “distributed” means that it’s scattered across different locations, and everyone works wherever they are. As someone who’s pretty much always had a normal desk job, the transition was pretty rough on me. It’s now been almost three months, and this new gig has completely changed the way I work, and for the better. […]
Jared and I love hosting parties in our home, and over the last year, a fun tradition has emerged. Before every party, we turn our kitchen chalkboard into a trivia board for our guests to enjoy. So… this means that over the last year, I’ve developed a love for trivia questions. So I don’t actually like playing trivia (I’m pretty terrible at it), but I really, really enjoy making up the questions. This weekend, I made a set of trivia […]
Recently, I got dinner with a wonderful group of women I’m beginning to call my motivation team. It’s not that they’re my best friends, or that we gab on the phone every week. It’s that we are all working women who strive for success in our careers, and we respect each other for having passion-driven aspirations.
Recently, I was at dinner with co-workers when we started talking about podcasts that have changed our lives. We agreed to share a list, so here they are, in the order that I listen to them:
This is a really bittersweet blog post for me because I’m leaving America’s Test Kitchen and moving on. It really was a dream job, where I got to write, talk and think about food all day long. I got to create an entire department and work with incredible colleagues. I met and made friends with inspiring food bloggers all across North America.