Monthly Archives: July 2010

everyday granola

Molly's Everyday Granola

I know what you are thinking. “Whitney, we have heard about granola, countless times. Another recipe, seriously?” Yes, you need this recipe too. Continue reading

mom’s potato salad

Mom's Potato Salad

I’ve always found it funny that our tastes change. As a kid, I wasn’t a picky-eater per se, but there were certain things I didn’t like. Sure, I grew up eating Vietnamese food on the southwest side of Houston and didn’t bat an eye at the wonderfully crunchy jellyfish salad at our spot Tay Do. Or those wood ear mushrooms in a bowl of hot and sour soup, but normal button mushrooms in beef stroganoff, no thanks. Or raw tomatoes. Or my Mom’s potato salad. Continue reading

black raspberry swirl

Black Raspberry Swirl Ice Cream

I can’t get over how much I am enjoying this summer. Without the stress and constant worry about law school or studying for the Bar, I’m actually feel like I am enjoying myself. Continue reading

watermelon lemonade

Watermelon Lemonade

Have you heard? It is hot. Well maybe not in Seattle or San Fran, but pretty much every other part of the US is melting. Yes, I know it is July, but Chicago confused me last summer when we barely had a day above 90 to speak of. This summer has definitely been different. Continue reading

strawberry jam

Strawberry Jam

Is there anything better than a 3 day holiday weekend?  After a 4 week stretch of lots and lots of work and attempting to keep up with my marathon training, this 3 day 4th of July weekend was most welcome.  My laundry is done, my apartment is clean, long bike rides were taken and baked beans, potato salad, cherry sorbet, and hot dogs were consumed. Continue reading