Transitioning from night work to day work is a tough cookie, and I’m not just saying that as a clever transition into my upcoming cookie recipe. I’ve been at this residency business for three years now (3/4 done!) for three years now, and it doesn’t get easier. If anything, it gets harder. You start out … More Weekend Words #2 and Almond Snickerdoodle Cookies
Make these this weekend. Really. Make it. This recipe was my turning point. Intern year is hard man — you are worked, and then you come home and you read, and you study, and then you’re worked some more. You see things that you did not know were possible, you see pathology that you only … More Goat Cheese Crostini with Roasted Pomegranate Eggplant
Some days you just want a dessert you can make in under 4 minutes. Where you don’t have to turn on the oven, don’t have to worry about anything other than a can opener, scooping, stirring, and tasting. That’s what this Coconut Chia Seed Pudding is about. I got this idea from my friend Mary … More 3-Ingredient Coconut Chia Seed Pudding
As a vegetarian, tofu is one of my go-to easy canvases to start a dish with. It’s protein-packed, easy, and you can put a lot of different flavors on the tofu to color it. A lot of people say they don’t really like tofu, or hate how it tastes; if you think of it as … More Miso Baked Tofu with Shiitake and Bell Pepper Saute
A little while back I went with my friend Tanya to a Russian food store and she pointed out whole buckwheat to me. A long time favorite of my mom for it’s gluten-free nature (contrary to its name), I’ve used buckwheat flour, but never the actual pseudocereal itself. So I figured why not and bought it. … More Buckwheat and Quinoa Salad: Lunch for Days!
I want to do things this summer/fall. I’ll make a list. That way I’ll get like 80% of them done. 1. Kayak on the charles 2. Get through Native Son, Notes on a Native Son, Queen of Shadows, and Lolita. A mix of books. 3. Join a book club. 4. Go camping x 2…hopefully in … More Cauliflower Bowl
I got bored of studying the day before my Medicine Shelf Exam, I’ll admit it. Shelf exams are basically big exams you take your 3rd year of medical school after you finish your “rotations.” So I spent 2 months doing general medicine and cardiomyopathy (heart failure) and then took a big test. But after 2 … More Vanilla-Almond Coffee Creamer (Vegan)
Friday nights should be about clearing off tables, putting away study material, closing Qbank (a test question bank thing second year medical students use for our impending board exams), and enjoying a drink. Having a drink is what I do Mon-Thursday…I like it, it tastes good, it makes the last few lectures I’m watching on … More Friday Night Drinks: Cucumber Gin with Salt and Pepper
It’s been a while, I know. Things have been hectic over here. We are getting ready to move, so we’re selling ALL of our furniture (moving to Texas? Need some furniture? I’m selling it all for $250), making plans for our 3 week stay in Paris (!!!), contacting real estate agents in Boston to search … More Peach Toast
I made this salad. My husband loved it. Yep, that’s right, my husband. He’s pretty awesome. He’s this nice guy I talked about before. Now he’s a nice husband. Our wedding was wonderful. I felt so blessed to have such loving family and friends come and see us. More so, I felt lucky that this … More Carrot, Fennel, Red Onion Salad. And I have a Husband.