Hazelnut-Crusted Salmon

Hazelnut-Crusted Salmon

Hi Everyone! So this summer I’m taking my final courses here at school and since it’s a food and health-based program we do a lot of cooking. Today in food lab we made the most gorgeous salmon recipe and I took some pictures so I thought I’d share it on the blog. Anyway so here’s today’s story: we were in food lab and part of the meal was to make this salad that called for a jalapeño pepper. I really dislike spicy food at the best of times, but as I’m busy chopping up my green onions I look over and notice that my teammate has chopped up our pepper seeds and all. SEEDS.  Continue reading

Barbecue Chicken Quesadillas

Barbecue Chicken Quesadillas

Who’s ready for Juno? Uh not me. You’d think that after three Boston winters and ten years of living on the east coast I’d be used to the winter and the snow, but it hasn’t happened yet. Josh makes fun of me since he’s from all the way up in Wisconsin so this stuff is nothing to him. Psh. Sometimes I think he just says things like that to annoy me. Anyway, so I’ve never understood why everyone goes to the market and stocks up on food like the apocalypse is coming. You know what I did? I filled my Brita pitcher and bought some granola bars. Come at me, Juno, I’m ready. Here’s to hoping my grandparents don’t read this post and have an aneurism. Seriously I remember when I was home alone during Sandy a few years back and my grandparents freaked and came over to buy me a zillion provisions. Given, Sandy was pretty awful, but I definitely didn’t need four cases of water.  Continue reading